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HS2 'confident' over BIM requirements despite mixed picture

15-Oct-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Project promoter HS2 has declared its confidence that suppliers will be ready for the £43bn rail scheme’s data management requirements despite the mixed results of a poll.

Stoke stakes claim for HS2

VIDEO | Stoke stakes its claim for HS2

15-Oct-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Political and business leaders in Stoke-on-Trent have created a video stating their case for HS2 to be re-routed through the West Midlands city.

High Speed 2

ICE backs plan to open High Speed 2 skills college in three years time

9-Oct-2014 | By NCE Editorial

The ICE has welcomed government plans to open a High Speed 2 (HS2) college in 2017.

High Speed 2

High Speed 2 will push technological boundaries: Kirby

2-Oct-2014 | By

High Speed 2 will see a step-change in the adoption of emerging technologies in the construction industry, project boss Simon Kirby has vowed.



Infrastructure in 2014: How high speed rail will take the strain

12 December 2013

Last month saw a major milestone in the push for a second high speed rail line in the UK, when the hybrid bill for phase one of High Speed Two (HS2) was put before Parliament.


Sustainable Infrastructure: Giving government confidence to invest

20 December 2012

With High Speed 2 in judicial review, plans for the Thames Tideway Tunnel about to go before the Planning Inspectorate and the very future ownership of Britain’s highway network up for debate, the challenge of uniting short-term public need for economic growth with long-term sustainable infrastructure development has never been greater.

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