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Amey ordered to pay £54m to Birmingham CouncilSubscription
Amey has been instructed to pay Birmingham City Council £54m following an adjudication decision over road maintenance work.
The mayor of London Sadiq Khan has labelled Westminster City Council’s decision to withdraw its support for the planned pedestrianisation of Oxford Street a “betrayal”.
Costain wins £150m M6 smart motorway contractSubscription
Costain has won a £150m contract to deliver a 16 km section of smart motorway for Highways England.
Worker dies on Buckingham Group road schemeSubscription
A road worker has died after being struck by machinery while working on a roundabout in Surrey.
Galliford Try wins £67m smart motorways dealSubscription
Galliford Try has landed a £67m design-and-build deal for a smart motorways scheme on the M56 near Manchester Airport.
Features and analysis
There’s a change in the air for the engineering sector.
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?
Lincolnshire's £762m roads deal up for renewalSubscription
Transport for the North takes up powersSubscription
Aberdeen bypass opening delayed againSubscription
Carillion highways bosses join Galliford TrySubscription
Ferrovial suffers £48m loss on M8 in 2017Subscription
Spanish and Portuguese JV wins £220m road jobSubscription
Ex-Carillion man lands Highways England roleSubscription
Carillion: Tarmac takes on roads JV and 45 staffSubscription