Features and Analysis
Attitudes to health and safety in the construction sector have evolved a lot over the years.
In October last year, the National College for High Speed Rail opened its new Birmingham and Doncaster campuses with a great deal of fanfare.
The National College for High Speed Rail opened two sites 12 months ago. One year on, funding and student shortfalls have raised questions about its viability.
People say no news is good news. What HS2 wouldn’t give for even a few weeks of no news.
As the client behind the £55.7bn line approaches its 10th birthday, CN looks at the major pressure points the line has faced on the road to main construction.
The first half of 2018 was split into two contrasting quarters.
Highways England’s national resurfacing deal gave Tarmac victory in the monthly league and produced a distorted August top 50 for the second year running.
Crossrail’s opening could be pushed back by almost a year as the scheme’s central section continues to struggle with rising costs and delays.
“The challenge for the next 12 months is improving the public image,” HS2 chief executive Mark Thurston told me when I interviewed him back in March.
Exclusive: Conflicts of interest, audit scandals, Carillion: HS2’s chief executive has endured a tough first 12 months in the job. In his first full interview since taking over, Mark Thurston reveals what he has learned.
‘We think 2018 will be steady, but with HS2 it’s going to be much busier in 2019.’
Our top 10 features of the year look at major projects, the collapse of Lakesmere, the UK’s biggest contractors and some innovative materials.
Leaders from Laing O’Rourke, HS2 and Network Rail have been among CN’s most popular interviewees in 2017.
With Construction News revealing the shake-up of bidders vying for the massive HS2 London stations contracts, Jack Simpson takes a look at the relevant experience of the joint ventures targeting a share of the £3bn station prize.
HS2’s London station contracts have attracted several of the industry’s biggest names, as exclusively revealed by Construction News today.
Our 10 most-read news stories of the year included contract wins, corruption scandals, administrations and one sad, untimely death.
HS2: Balfour Beatty Vinci hires ex-Carillion MDSubscription
Aecom names infrastructure boss replacementSubscription
HS2 names Aecom boss as chief operating officerSubscription
VolkerWessels boost cash in 'challenging' marketSubscription
Amey wins HS2 substation dealSubscription
HS2 hires ex-Thatcher aide for complaints roleSubscription
HS2 could cost £80bn says secret IPA reportSubscription
HS2 civils start delayed another three monthsSubscription
HS2 swoops for Crossrail chairman Subscription
HS2 pledges UK's 'largest ever' green corridorSubscription