Features and Analysis
The next 12 months will prove to be a mixed year for the UK rail sector.
In the run-up to the Budget, mayor of London Sadiq Khan demanded more power and finance to boost housebuilding and improve infrastructure.
Modular construction is one of those ideas that comes around from time to time, generating enthusiasm within the construction industry and bringing the promise of cheaper, faster and better-managed building projects.
It is an old adage that being forewarned is forearmed. And, when it comes to the successor of Crossrail and its construction contracts, today’s news is food for thought for the senior management at Transport for London.
In an exclusive interview, Crossrail 2 managing director Michèle Dix reveals how the £31bn project can overcome huge funding challenges and what she really thinks of being snubbed by the Tories’ manifesto.
As he prepares to host a new CLC Industry Leaders Forum, co-chairman Andrew Wolstenholme sets out his vision to unite and mobilise construction behind a new deal to boost innovation, drive productivity and shift focus towards through-life performance.
Our eight construction consultancy finalists have worked on some of the UK’s most high-profile projects, providing a range of services to contractors and clients alike.
A range of innovative companies have made it onto this shortlist, from Crossrail JVs and rail consultants to basement contractors and retail giants.
Crossrail 2 can bring £150bn of economic benefits to the capital – and that makes government backing more important than ever.
Crossrail is on the home straight, with the opening of the first phase of what will become the Elizabeth line just 18 months away.
How often on a train ride in the UK have you stared out of the window as the train slows slightly and a ghostly, vacant platform comes into view?
Is Crossrail 2 in danger of being derailed?
Labour’s manifesto reads like a construction industry checklist of projects it wants to see built – it’s a pity that a wishlist is all it adds up to.
Transforming Abbey Wood into Crossrail’s southern terminus demanded a meticulous and multi-disciplined approach from main contractor Balfour Beatty in both design and construction.
Project information management was the theme of a think tank hosted by Construction News in association with Autodesk, which brought together a multidisciplined range of senior industry figures.
The new innovation platform for infrastructure, i3P, has morphed out of Crossrail’s Innovate18 scheme. What are its aims, how will it work and why is now the right time?
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