Issue : 23 November 2018
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So HS2, what does 'cost pressure' mean?Subscription
I’ll admit it: watching on as the reportedly outgoing Crossrail and HS2 chairman Sir Terry Morgan attempts to settle scores with his employers has been riveting.
From Network Rail’s timetable shortcomings to cost pressures on HS2, Binyamin Ali looks at the biggest infrastructure talking points from the CN Summit.
The Environment Agency is planning to procure longer-term contracts, with its supply chain taking more of a role in managing assets as the industry seeks to offer better solutions for projects.
Interserve's debt 'could reach £800m'Subscription
Interserve’s growing debt mountain could peak at close to £800m, analysts have said, after the firm announced that year-end net debt would be £50m above previous expectations.
The National Audit Office (NAO) has launched an investigation into overspending and delays to Crossrail.
The mayor of London has said the proposed Rotherhithe Bridge could open as soon as 2024 if “ambitious” targets are met.
Green light for Hub's £250m Maidenhead schemeSubscription
Developer Hub and investor Smedvig have been given the green light for a 424-home mixed-use scheme close to Maidenhead train station.
Lord Foster’s new observation deck, Birmingham’s Carillion hangover and Kier-Volker’s F-35 deal are among this week’s headlines.
Interserve’s net debt has jumped more than expected and could hit £650m by the end of 2018, which the company blamed on further energy-from-waste losses and slow payments in the Middle East.
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott has described CN’s investigation into modern slavery as a “shocking indictment” of worker exploitation.