Construction work has commenced on the 17 Avenue S.E. Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Calgary, Canada.
Transport for London (TfL) has signed a £500M framework deal with Costain, Morgan Sindall and Skanska to deliver major transportation projects in London.
Indian infrastructure giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has announced that its construction unit has won contracts worth INR19.26bn ($282M) across its business units.
Work on the Lincoln Eastern Bypass project in the UK is expected to start in 2016 after the project secured the approval from the Secretary of State.
A joint venture (JV) of Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) and Vensar Constructions Company has secured a highway contract worth INR11.4bn ($162.5m) from the Public Works Department (PWD) of government of Manipur, India.
The number of projects and the technical capabilities used by the tunnelling market in Europe has strengthened and expanded over the past two decades. Keren Fallwell reports.
There’s no doubt that for the idea of the Northern Powerhouse to become a reality we need better infrastructure in the North, and we need it fast. But how do we build the schools, houses, hospitals, rail stations and other buildings we need across the region quicker and cheaper, without sacrificing quality? John Edwards at Atkins Group looks at solutions.
Sydney’s current 235m height limit on buildings in the city should be overlooked to accommodate future population growth, architectural practice Bates Smart has proposed.
A team of French firms comprising Alstom and Bouygues Travaux Publics has secured a contract with the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) to upgrade and extend Light Rail Transit Line 1 of Philippines’ Manila metro.
San Miguel, through its subsidiary Universal LRT (ULC), has reached financial close on the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 7 project in Philippines.
TransEd Partners, a consortium between EllisDon, Bechtel, Bombardier and Fengate Capital Management, has achieved financial closure on the $1.8bn Valley Line LRT Stage 1 tram project in Edmonton, Canada.
Highways England has completed a £100m ‘smart’ upgrade along a stretch on the M6 motorway in the Midlands, UK.
When the Highways Agency announced its Collaborative Delivery Framework in November 2014, it emphasised collaboration among all partners as the key ingredient in the successful delivery of the £24 billion investment to transform England’s major road networks up to 2021. Simon Ellison, Highways Sector Director at Costain, outlines his views.
The UK is contemplating the pros and cons of constructing the world’s longest road tunnel. Not yet named, it would be an improvement of the A628 connection between Sheffield and Manchester, located in the Peak District, a hilly National Park in the North of England. Alex Conacher, editor of Tunnels & Tunnelling magazine, examines the potential project.