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Category list : Autumn Statement 2014

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  • Paul Hammond head of economic and social development Mott MacDonald

    Building for the benefit of local communitiesSubscription

    Features12 January, 2015

    In the UK, every major infrastructure project has to go through a cost-benefit analysis process to demonstrate that the business case is strong enough to justify the cost to the public.

  • 20 Fenchurch St


    Features9 January, 2015

    It is impossible to talk about the year ahead in the commercial arena without confronting the impact of the general election.

  • Government reveals £6bn in pothole funding

    Government reveals £6bn in pothole fundingSubscription

    News23 December, 2014

    English councils will receive nearly £6bn of funding to tackle potholes over the next six years, the Department for Transport has announced.

  • M25 smart motorway j5-7

    Balfour Beatty Skanska snares M25 junction upgrade contractSubscription

    News18 December, 2014

    A Balfour Beatty and Skanska joint venture has won a £55m Highways Agency contract to upgrade junction 30 of the M25 in Essex.

  • Crossrail reaches halfway mark Jan 2014 Stephen Hammond David Cameron Boris Johnson 5

    Politics: Westminster dresses for battleSubscription

    Features18 December, 2014

    For politicians, 2014 was the year when the impulse to pick up a hard hat was overwhelming. Construction sites were in fashion, and housing and major infrastructure were its biggest trends.

  • Infrastructure pipeline clarity buoys industrySubscription

    Analysis11 December, 2014

    The chancellor’s Autumn Statement provided little in the way of surprises for the construction industry, but the concurrent update to the National Infrastructure Plan goes some way to firm up confidence in a pipeline of projects for long-term investment and growth.

  • Baroness Jo Valentine chief executive London First

    Building infrastructure and keeping the kids happySubscription

    Opinion11 December, 2014

    A few years after the Docklands Light Railway – the metro line that serves east London - launched, I took my daughters on board to explore the mysterious backwaters to which it offered access.

  • Denise Chevin

    Spending cuts demand 'more for less' - againSubscription

    Opinion11 December, 2014

    Now that the red box is closed and the buzz has died down, what should we make of last week’s Autumn Statement?

  • Richard Ashley Sheffield Water

    Our government consistently refuses to see the value in waterSubscription

    Opinion9 December, 2014

    With George Osborne’s announcement of £2.3bn for capital investment in flood management measures in the six years from 2015, many will think this good news.

  • Mat Riley head of infrastructure EC Harris

    Government has created a state of purdah for constructionSubscription

    Opinion9 December, 2014

    The announcements made last week around infrastructure in the UK – both in the National Infrastructure Plan and the Autumn Statement – all seemed positive at first glance, with promises of project deliveries and investment from the government.

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