Latest Roads News and contracts
Egis snaps up Carillion’s M40 contractSubscription
Egis has acquired Carillion’s 30-year M40 motorway operations and maintenance contract.
Lincolnshire's £762m roads deal up for renewalSubscription
Lincolnshire County Council is preparing to renew its highways maintenance contract worth £762m.
Bridge contractor Cleveland Bridge has won a case against one of its subcontractors over damages linked to delays on a multi-million-pound roads project.
Workers on the £745m Aberdeen bypass project have “downed tools” over a pay dispute, Transport Scotland has confirmed.
Highways England re-examined the way it tests the finances of suppliers following Carillion’s collapse, its chief executive has revealed to CN.
Features and analysis
Imagine using an app to book a computer-driven car to work everyday. It might sound like science fiction, but driverless cars are closer than we think. But is construction ready?
The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route continues to make headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Carillion never admitted what the problem projects were that led to its £845m writedown in July, which began the public chain of events the led to its collapse.
Seismic changes in conditions are hitting roads hard, which makes developing materials to combat climate change more important than ever, says FM Conway’s David Smith
Confidence in UK infrastructure and particularly roads remains high, and the government’s recent backing of the £7bn Oxford to Cambridge Expressway in the Autumn Budget is testament to that.
A carbon portal is helping Highways England build more sustainable roads
The potential for technology to transform the infrastructure sector is a double-edged sword.
With major investment programmes both under way and planned, the next 12 months hold challenges but also great promise for the highways sector.
Tesla last night unveiled its new fully electric truck, dubbed the Tesla Semi.
Our 10 finalists have all demonstrated the value in delivering strong learning and development programmes – both for individual employees and the wider business.
These six finalists all stood out for their exceptional commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for all of their employees.
Projects are the lifeblood of the construction industry and this shortlist highlights five of the best for those who delivered them.
With a skills crisis looming, successful outreach initiatives are more important than ever to attract new talent – as our seven finalists have demonstrated.
Transport for London has released interim direct vision star ratings for Euro VI heavy goods vehicles as part of the development of its Direct Vision Standard (DVS), an initiative designed to categorise HGVs based on the level of a driver’s direct vision from the cab.
Spanish giant claims to be the world’s first global carbon-neutral construction company. So what did it take?
Andy Milner speaks exclusively to CN about the pain of job cuts and what really happened at its highways division.
Ferrovial suffers £48m loss on M8 in 2017Subscription
Balfour Beatty wins £124m Wokingham roads dealSubscription
Laing O'Rourke lands £130m deals for Dubai ExpoSubscription