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Three reasons why costs on UK’s troubled high-speed rail megaproject HS2 have spiralled
Government officials and executive in charge of delivery of HS2 give their reasons for continued cost increases on the high-speed rail megaproject.
Balfour Beatty Vinci adopts digital concrete testing to cut carbon on HS2
Verifi enables real-time monitoring, measurement, and management of fresh concrete properties during transportation.
€9.5bn diverted from HS2 to rebuild UK roads
Government announces almost 13,000km of resurfacing projects
UK government investigating alleged dumping of subsidised Chinese excavators
Anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations into imports from China of tracked excavators of at least 11 tonnes into the UK
They don’t make them like this anymore: meet plant operator Jack Butcher, 86
Like most, Jack retired in his 60s, but unlike most, he returned to work one week later
Speedy finalises hydrogen genset JV
Speedy and AFC Energy create JV company
Decarbonisation efforts stalling in Europe and US, new study finds
Global Retrofit Index reveals current plans to improve energy performance are falling short
Housebuilding continues to drag down UK construction
Britain’s construction industry shrank for a second month in a row in October, according to a survey of construction buyers.
How a major contractor is experimenting with injecting hydrogen into diesel engines
The UK arm of Netherlands-based contracting giant BAM is leading a new project that will see it run excavators specially adapted to inject hydrogen into the diesel engines of conventional excavators.
Kier preferred bidder on major UK roads contract
Contractor signs interim contract with Birmingham Highways, 14-year deal to come
UK construction sector ‘shrinks by most since pandemic’ amid housebuilding slowdown
Britain’s construction sector shrank at its fastest pace since the start of the Covid pandemic as borrowing costs rose, according to new a survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Mace Group restructures as focus shifts to ‘two key areas’
Mace Group has announced numerous changes to its structure
BAM reports promising Q3 results despite challenging market conditions
The company’s Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) are said to have adjusted to €199 million in the first nine months
What is holding up construction of the next MSG Sphere in London?
The recently opened $2.3 billion Sphere at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas has wowed critics and consumers. When could a similar Sphere be built in London and what stands in the way?
How to promote an inclusive environment in your company
Lucy Barnard interviews Emma Porter, managing director of UK-based Story Contracting about how to adopt a workable diversity and inclusion strategy
Partnership launches first report in digital technology directory series
The first report in the series was launched in October
Waste recycling company fined US$315,000 after worker crushed
Waste sorting machine incident sees worker left with 23 screws and two plates in his body
Network Rail awards €107 million UK railway contract
Completion of the project is planned for 2025
JCB’s electric and hydrogen milestone
OEM ups alternative power initiative 
Stork secures three-year Sellafield contract
Stork UK has won a three-year contract at Sellafield power station.
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