Issue : 29 March 2012
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Mott Macdonald, Arup, Atkins and Capita Symonds Ineco JV named for lot 1, but WSP, AECOM-Hyder and Jacobs miss out.
Contractor sought for Olympic roof conversionSubscription
The London Legacy Development Corporation is seeking contractors to covert the roof of the 2012 Olympic stadium for use once the Games are over
Contractors sought for Crossrail depot jobSubscription
Crossrail is looking for contractors to design and build a depot in Ilford
The announcement that Pinsent Masons, KPMG, Turner & Townsend and Constructing Excellence, with Manchester Business School, have teamed up to help develop the government’s construction strategy in delivering the next generation of UK infrastructure is no coincidence.
Construction leaders are plotting an industry-led “template for change”, which they say will reform the way UK infrastructure is built and make the sector more attractive to investors.
Transport for London made the unprecedented decision to close the Hammersmith Flyover, one of the busiest roads out of London, following the discovery of a serious structural defect.
Stakeholders in rail launch BIM action groupSubscription
Some of the UK’s largest heavy rail infrastructure organisations are set to launch a group to advance the use of building information modelling within the rail sector.
The past 18 months have not been ones in which the industry can complain it has been overlooked by the government.
Four contractors in line for £70m new hospital Subscription
Contractors are lining up to bid for a £70 million project to build a new hospital for Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
First Green Deal providers announcedSubscription
Carillion, Willmott Dixon and 20 more companies to develop government’s home energy efficiency scheme