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UK railway needs revolution not evolution, says rail review chair

The government should step back from the UK railway, which should be run by a new independent body, says the chair of th…

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A wind of change for onshore wind development?

The government needs to take an urgent and fresh look at the planning and regulatory restrictions that have been holding…

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HS2 reveals first designs for automated people mover

A new driverless transport system will connect the HS2 interchange station with new stops at Birmingham Airport, Birming…

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Scottish government announces £4m funding for North Sea infrastructure decommissioning

The Scottish government has launched a fourth round of its decommissioning challenge fund.

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Delay “disruptive” VAT changes to avoid construction chaos, says FMB

Federation of Master Builders calls on government to delay major VAT changes to avoid construction chaos and insolvencie…

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Construction firms need to up their game to go digital, new research reveals

Industry should stop deployment of 18th century working practices on 21st century projects and go digital, new report sa…

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Mott MacDonald appoints Cathy Travers as new UK and Europe MD

Mott MacDonald's new UK and Europe MD will be responsible for over 7,500 staff and revenue in excess of £824m.

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New global technology alliance aims to end project overruns

New global digital alliance aims to harness AI to better manage major projects.

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Andy Lord appointed new managing director of London Underground

Former British Airways director of operations and executive vice-president at Menzies Aviation takes up new role in Nove…

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Government plans for electric car chargepoints to be installed in all future homes

Government proposes that all future new-build homes should be fitted with electric car chargepoints.

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Interserve appoints Alan Lovell as new chairman

One of UK’s largest govt contractors appoints new chair after “period of significant challenge and change.”

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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank reaches 100-member milestone

AIIB reaches 100-member milestone, and signs agreements to deepen international co-operation.

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