Latest Energy news and contracts
Interserve’s partner on three energy-from-waste problem projects has breached its financial covenants after losing $211m (£165m) in three months to the end of June, according to its quarterly results.
Balfour wins Hinkley Point C cable contractSubscription
Balfour Beatty has secured a deal with National Grid to provide electrical cabling at the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant.
Clugston loss prompts construction restructureSubscription
Clugston has carried out a major restructure of its construction business after suffering a loss of £0.5m during the year to 31 January 2018.
The £10bn Moorside nuclear power plant has been plunged into further doubt after Korean energy firm Kepco lost its preferred bidder status to develop the scheme.
Delays to EDF’s €11bn (£9.8bn) nuclear plant in northern France will have no impact on Hinkley Point C’s construction timeline, the company has insisted.
Nuclear energy’s global footprint makes for interesting reading.
The UK is now midway between the government’s announcement of new nuclear sites in 2011 and the 2025 tipping point when swathes of existing supply will be shut down. CN takes the opportunity to analyse how each of the six nuclear new-builds is getting on.
Main contractor Nuvia is using a 25-tonne self-climbing platform held up by mere friction to demolish a chimney that rises 122 m above the ground.
As MPs voted in parliament last night to move Heathrow’s third runway a step closer, the death knell tolled for another much-delayed UK infrastructure project.
Five new nuclear sites with as many as 12 new reactors are set to be built in the UK over the next decade. The question is whether the sector has the required pool of skills to deliver the government’s ambitions.
The offshore wind industry is going from strength to strength and will play a far bigger role in meeting the UK’s energy needs as the technology improves. Features editor Binyamin Ali uncovers the opportunities for contractors
The government published its industrial strategy towards the end of 2017 with the aim of Whitehall and private firms working together to improve productivity.
Interserve EfW JV partner gets $248m lifelineSubscription
Interserve suffers £244m loss for 2017Subscription
Protest at £180m EfW plant over contractor paySubscription
MPs to probe Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon decisionsSubscription
Hochtief faces £107m tunnel compensation claimSubscription
Balfour Beatty wins £47m Highlands power jobSubscription