Latest airports news
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has called on the government to speed up progress on a number of major projects as “a matter of urgency”.
Balfour Beatty JV wins £1.4bn LAX airport dealSubscription
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has awarded a Balfour Beatty joint venture the $1.95bn (£1.38bn) contract to deliver a new transportation system.
Sir John Armitt lands NIC chair role full-timeSubscription
Sir John Armitt has replaced Lord Adonis as chair of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) on a permanent basis.
Heathrow includes M25 tunnel in new consultationSubscription
Heathrow has kicked off a 10-week public consultation on its expansion plans, which include proposals to build a tunnel for the M25 beneath the new third runway.
VolkerFitzpatrick and Kier have been chosen to deliver the civils works for Luton Airport’s new £200m light rail link.
Features and analysis
Galliford Try is building a new test centre for the aerospace giant in an area of the UK renowned for its aviation heritage.
This week Heathrow outlined cost cuts to its expansion plan – 29 months since the Davies Commission’s recommendation. So what’s happened and what’s next?
The next 12 months will be a year of transition and change for the aviation sector, particularly in the UK.
It was my second week at Construction News when I sat in a Whitehall office and watched Sir Howard Davies put forward Heathrow as the preferred option for airport expansion.
Winner: Galliford Try – East Midlands Airport Runway Refurbishment
The government revised its plans for the £55.7bn HS2 rail line in November. The news was bittersweet.
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.
Gatwick plans further £1bn investment programmeSubscription
Bechtel wins City Airport delivery partner dealSubscription
Galliford Try wins £38m Manchester Airport dealSubscription
Heathrow expansion vote delayed until 2018Subscription
Three left in race for £50m City Airport jobSubscription