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All the latest construction news from the transportation sector from Construction News

Heathrow on a Winter morning

Heathrow begins tendering for third runway prep work

Heathrow Airports Holdings Ltd has begun the tendering process for work on its £17.6bn third runway, despite the government having not yet given the project the green light.

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Supertram scheme delayed by a year

A £58m pilot project to run trams on railway lines in South Yorkshire is running a year behind schedule, Network Rail has revealed.

Network Rail director of network strategy and planning Jo Kaye

Network Rail appoints new strategy director

Network Rail has appointed Jo Kaye as its director of network and strategy planning.

Beth West

HS2's Beth West: We've been talking to Chinese for over a year

A senior High Speed 2 director has rejected claims that chancellor George Osborne moved the goalposts by apparently inviting Chinese bids for civils contracts, saying the company had been engaging with firms from China for the past 12 months.

In pictures: Heathrow releases new images of third runway

Heathrow Airport Ltd has released images showing what its third runway could look like if the government gives it the go-ahead.

Shadow infrastructure minister Lord Adonis

Lord Adonis to head national infrastructure commission

Chancellor George Osborne has launched a new infrastructure commission to be led by former Labour transport secretary Lord Adonis.

Sir John Armitt

Sir John Armitt: Consensus can power infra revolution

In the UK we have a rich engineering heritage stretching back to the industrial revolution, and proven ability in delivering major projects - Sir John Armitt writes for the ICE’s Infrastructure Blog.

David Leam director of infrastructure policy London First

Jeremy Corbyn raises the stakes on construction consensus

Businesses will have watched the Labour leadership contest with a mixture of bemusement and alarm.

David Leam director of infrastructure policy London First

Want London’s top transport job? Here’s your agenda

With Sir Peter Hendy’s appointment as chair of Network Rail, one of the plum jobs in transport comes onto the market for the first time in almost a decade.

Jim O'Sullivan CEO Highways England

Interview: Highways England CEO on retaining tier ones, tolled roads and spending plans

New Highways England CEO Jim O’Sullivan explains what he expects from contractors and the government and why the client won’t fall into the same traps as Network Rail.

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