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Carillion: Government slammed for ‘slow and clunky’ response

May 23rd, 2018

The government was “too slow and clunky” in responding to Carillion’s mounting problems, a public accounts committee report has found.

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Armitt: Crossrail 2 decisions needed by end of 2018

May 23rd, 2018

Decisions on funding and the timetable for the £31bn Crossrail 2 project must be made by the end of this year, the chair of the National Infrastructure Commission has said.

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Grenfell: Welsh Government to fund cladding replacement

May 23rd, 2018

The Welsh Government will fund the replacement of cladding on three tower blocks in Newport, it has announced.

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Amey JV wins £5bn Welsh rail franchise

May 23rd, 2018

An Amey joint venture has been named the preferred bidder for the £5bn Wales and Borders rail franchise.

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WSP poaches CH2M and Atkins execs to boost UK business

May 22nd, 2018

WSP has hired a former CH2M executive and an ex-Atkins man as it eyes more opportunities in local government and digital technologies.

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PM: Modern construction will slash energy consumption

May 22nd, 2018

Theresa May has pledged to halve the energy use of new buildings by 2030 through “modern construction practices” as part of the government’s industrial strategy.

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Galliford Try warns of extra costs from Aberdeen bypass

May 22nd, 2018

Galliford Try has warned the financial hit it will take on the troubled Aberdeen bypass is likely to rise after weather-related delays.

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HS2: MPs quiz Grayling on Carillion ‘conflict of interest’

May 22nd, 2018

Transport secretary Chris Grayling is facing a raft of questions over accountant EY’s overlapping work for HS2 and Carillion.

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Network Rail names former aviation and rail boss as new CEO

May 21st, 2018

Outgoing Civil Aviation Authority boss Andrew Haines has been named as Network Rail’s new chief executive, taking over from Mark Carne.

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Scrapped electrification cash ‘should go on new Welsh schemes’

May 21st, 2018

MPs have called for money saved from scrapping electrification schemes in Wales to be put towards new rail projects in the country.

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