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Review: 2018

top 10 features 2018 index

Top 10 features of 2018: Spurs, Crossrail and CN100 Subscription

Our top 10 features of the year look at major projects, the collapse of Carillion, the UK’s biggest contractors and some disruptive technologies.

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HS2's Old Oak Common station: How to build a mega-projectSubscription

Construction News takes a tour of a mega-project with HS2 Old Oak Common project director Matthew Botelle to find out how it will be built.


20181214 week in numbers index

Week in numbers: Interserve finance and Crossrail fundingSubscription

This week’s critical figures include Crossrail’s potential overspend and Interserve’s financing renegotiations.

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Liquidated damages ruling put to the testSubscription

A much-discussed decision about liquidated damages has now been put to the test – with implications for contractors, Jane Fender-Allison writes.

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Asbestos exposes risks of relying on third-party reportsSubscription

An asbestos-related case in Wales has highlighted what contractors need to do if they plan to rely on a consultant’s report. Iffat Ahmad explains.