Thames Water this week named eight contracting joint ventures that will tender for the £2.3bn main construction phase of the Thames Tideway Tunnel.
US programme management giant CH2M Hill has overnight named its former London 2012 boss Jacque Hinman as its new chief executive.
Thames Water has submitted a request to regulator Ofwat to allow it to increase bills within the current control period to cover the cost of land purchases for its new super sewer.
An 8m diameter tunnel boring machine (TBM) was yesterday lowered into a vast shaft, the deepest structure in London, in preparation to start work creating the 6.4km long Lee Tunnel.
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.
The debate about the proposed £4.1bn Thames Tunnel mega sewer is growing ever more politicised. NCE talks to the experts for and against the controversial super sewer.
Record breaking tunnels are being designed and built across the globe. NCE is tracking the progress of them all at its online major projects hub.
comprising the construction of mega sewage storage tunnels the Lee Tunnel and the proposed Thames Tunnel, as well as upgrades to five major sewage treatment works in London
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News this week that the House of Commons Transport Select Committee has given its influential blessing to plans for the controversial High Speed 2 (HS2) project must be seen as a challenge to the industry. The challenge, of course, is around deliverability.
Long in the shadows of public consciousness, London Tideway Tunnels are finally emerging into the spotlight, says head of London Tideway Tunnels Phil Stride
My view is that a good deal of underground drainage systems are going to be severely challenged in future if UK is now to experience frequent intense rainfall as we have seen recently.Martin Knights is president of the International Tunnelling Association