Water news and contracts
Clancy Group looks to family for new CEOSubscription
The Clancy Group has named Matt Cannon as its new chief executive to replace Seamus Keogh, who has held the role for two years.
Fire death lands utilities firm with £733k fineSubscription
Yorkshire Water Services has been fined £733,000 after a worker suffered fatal burns.
Costain and Galliford Try have been fined £1.4m each after an accident led to a man having three toes amputated.
Thames Water wants to spend £11.7bn over the next five years, according to its business plan submitted to regulator Ofwat.
Costain’s margin up as revenue drops £115mSubscription
Costain has revealed a rise in pre-tax margin to 2.6 per cent for the first half of 2018 as revenue dropped by £115m.
Features and analysis
New Environment Agency rules for clearing water off sites require contractors to act now to stay compliant, explains Siltbuster’s Richard Coulton.
Storm Desmond was Cumbria’s biggest on record and devastated huge swathes of infrastructure. Lucy Alderson finds out how work is progressing as the rebuilding programme reaches its halfway point.
Recent news of divining rods being used to locate leaks in the water network paint an image of an industry that is old-fashioned and devoid of innovation.
In the final weeks of 2017, water sector regulator Ofwat confirmed changes that could create a new generation of construction opportunities.
One of the biggest challenges for water companies in 2018 will be the need to improve service, affordability and performance on innovation, driven by Ofwat’s agenda to reposition and promote better outcomes for customers.