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London’s ‘Super Sewer’ finishes underground construction
A large portion of the civil build is now complete
UK Labour Party proposes £1.8 billion port infrastructure investment
Labour plans nearly £2 billion in spending on port infrastructure
‘World’s first’ octaganol high-rise building to be built in UK
The £110m project is backed by global real estate investor City Developments Limited (CDL) of Singapore
Engineering firm wins contract to install electrics and instruments at Hinkley Point C nuclear plant
UK-based engineering company BGEN has won an £84 million (US$104.8 million) deal to install electrical and instrumentation packages on the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in Somerset.
Vinci buys Edinburgh airport, promises further development
Vinci’s airports concessions business has acquired a majority shareholding in the company that owns the freehold of Edinburgh Airport for £1.3 billion (US1.6 billion).
UK businesses ‘optimistic about AI’ amid cost control and talent challenges
Companies in the UK remain optimistic despite challenges
UK’s Belfry Hotel & Resort begins its multi-million expansion
The project is expected to be completed by Autumn 2025
What makes construction projects in the UK so unusually expensive?
London is currently the most expensive city in the world in which to build, pipping Geneva in Switzerland to take the top spot in the 2024 Arcadis International Construction Costs (ICC) report.
UK airport creates new geospatial platform with GIS
The geospatial platform is said to contain critical infrastructure information spanning the 70-year history of the airport
Heavy rain hampers construction output in Great Britain
Construction output fell 1.9% in Great Britain in February as companies struggled with difficult site conditions amid heavy rainfall.
Digital twin tech reduces energy consumption by 23% in UK university study
In a joint study with the University of Liverpool, IES found that digital twin technology was able to reduce energy consumption
Balfour Beatty locks up £209 million net zero prison deal
UK-based Balfour Beatty has won a contract to build a £209 million (US$265 million) net zero prison for the Scottish Prison Service.
UK firm’s solar fence panels promise to generate 425 watts each
UK-based Jacksons Fencing has launched a new solar fence panel, with each one capable of generating 425 watts.
Peel Ports Group seeking bids for £750 million construction works
New long-term framework covers projects across the Group’s entire portfolio of UK and Ireland sites
Fulham FC’s redeveloped Riverside stand to feature rooftop pool
Fulham Football Club in London has unveiled designs for its redeveloped 8,000-seater Riverside Stand, which is set to feature a rooftop pool.
Total Reclaims downs 122-m Holyhead chimney stack
How explosives were used to fell one of the tallest structures in Wales
Bats threaten to derail £274m roads project
A change in rules designed to protect an endangered species of bats has threatened the future of a £274 million (US$345.2 million) road construction project in the UK.
What is adjudication and how can it be used to resolve construction disputes?
What is the role of adjudication in construction disputes and what are its advantages and disadvantages?
Green light for construction of one of Europe’s largest film studios
A new £450 million (US$568.6 million) film and television studio, set to be one of the largest in Europe, has won planning permission to be built in Sunderland, UK.
Rokbak sees growth in articulated hauler sales in Europe
Company said demand for machines in Europe is increasing
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