May #4 Update: Construction Awards, Crypto Contractor, Kier Highways, £120m Consultants Framework

May #4 Update: Construction Awards, Crypto Contractor, Kier Highways, £120m Consultants Framework
British Construction Industry Awards Entry Deadline Extended The new deadline of 4 June for the Construction Industry Awards entries. There are 19 categories firms can enter: Climate Resilience Project of the Year Commercial Property Project of the Year Cultural & Leisure Project of the Year Health, Safety & Wellbeing Initiative Housing Project of the Year NIC Design Principles Award Social Infrastructure Project of the

Welcome to May #3 update: the infrastructure edition! Tyne & Wear Upgrade, Portishead Revival, Largest UK Train Station, Goodbye Old Olympia

Welcome to May #3 update: the infrastructure edition! Tyne & Wear Upgrade, Portishead Revival, Largest UK Train Station, Goodbye Old Olympia
Extra 24k passengers daily between Tyne & Wear Buckingham won a £55m contract to upgrade & electrify the existing freight line in South Tyneside and doubling three key sections to deliver the extra capacity. The electrification section will result in the Metro line running alongside the freight line such as happens on the Sunderland line. Construction is expected to commence early next year with work on the three sections between Pelaw and Bede to

May #2 Update: Construction Booms, New UK Infrastructure Bank Chief, How to Get Paid, London’s New Skyline

May #2 Update: Construction Booms, New UK Infrastructure Bank Chief, How to Get Paid, London’s New Skyline
Construction Booms but at what cost With civil, commercial & housebuilding construction continuing to expand through April and higher transport costs due to Brexit; supply and materials shortages, longer wait times and price rises have been predicted for aggregates, steel, cement and concrete according to a recent HIS Markit survey. Apparently, construction is growing at its strongest rate for 6.5 years or the fastest rise in orders since September 20

It’s the May update: Another National Infrastructure Assessment, Technology Adoption in Construction, Formula 1 Crane, Westfield London Development & UK Construction Week!

Another National Infrastructure Assessment – more jobs & contracts The first one was issued in 2018. Written by the National Infrastructure Council (NIC) once per parliament, the National Infrastructure Assessment (NIA) outlines a 30-year strategy with recommendations on.. you guessed it, national infrastructure. It’s been announced that the next one will be published in 2023 with work commencing this Autumn to inform the content of it, including