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Transformation of Croydon Fiveways moves a step closer

February 11, 2016
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Transport for London (TfL), working closely with Croydon Council, has taken a step towards making Fiveways in Croydon simpler and safer for all road users, after publishing a preferred option for a road improvement scheme in the area.

The proposed design, part of the Mayor’s £4bn Road Modernisation Plan, would provide a safer and more...
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Proposal to establish Crossrail 2 Ltd to help advance vital new railway

December 10, 2015
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The Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) today announced their intention to ask the TfL Board to set up a new company, Crossrail 2 Ltd, to take forward the development and delivery of this vital new railway.

Crossrail 2 will transform the South East, serving central London through an underground tunnelled section between...
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Northern line extension to Battersea gets the go-ahead

November 13, 2014
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• Construction to begin in spring 2015 • Line extension and two new stations open by 2020 • The extension of London Underground’s (LU) Northern line from Kennington to Battersea via Nine Elms has been given the go-ahead today by the Secretary of State for Transport.

The vital addition to the Underground network will support the development...
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A good week for the Construction Industry – Rob Oliver, Chief Executive, CEA

March 20, 2014
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A good week for the Construction Industry – Rob Oliver, Chief Executive, CEA

A good week for the Construction Industry – Rob Oliver, Chief Executive, CEA (Construction Equipment Association) talks about the recent Budget and how it affects the construction equipment sector.

In his HS2 Plus report, Sir David Higgins, started the process of turning up the pressure on politicians to approve the necessary regulatory framework to...
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Sandwell Council Appoints AFI As A Preferred Training Supplier

January 29, 2014
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Sandwell Council Appoints AFI As A Preferred Training Supplier

AFI has become a preferred supplier to Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council in the West Midlands to provide a wide range of safety training for council employees.

Following its success in winning the tender, AFI is initially providing New Road and Street Works Act (NRSWA) training and Abrasive Wheels training for the council.

Other training that...
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Contract Finalised With EDF For Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Station

October 21, 2013
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Contract Finalised With EDF For Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Station

Costain, one of the UK’s leading engineering solutions providers, is delighted to announce that, following EDF’s announcement this morning, and subject to a final investment decision by EDF and the signing of the contract, it will become a major contract partner in the construction of the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in...
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ArcGen Hilta Wins Multimillion Pound Contract to Light-up Ministry of Defence

July 9, 2012
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ArcGen Hilta Wins Multimillion Pound Contract to Light-up Ministry of Defence

ArcGen Hilta has been awarded a long tenure procurement contract with ALC, official service supplier of construction plant to the Ministry of Defence, with its market leading SMC TL-90 lighting tower. Following a competitive tender process, the multimillion pound contract will see SMC, part of ArcGen Hilta, manufacture bespoke TL-90 lighting towers with specific features...
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Shortlisted bidders for the Bank Station Capacity Upgrade project

May 6, 2012
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London Underground (LU) announced the four bidding groups who have been shortlisted to go through the new Innovative Contractor Engagement (ICE) procurement process for the Bank Station Capacity Upgrade project.

The Bank and Monument Tube station complex is located in the heart of the City of London financial district and is the fourth busiest interchange...
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UK’s largest new wetland to be created in Somerset

March 9, 2012
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Planning permission has been granted to create one of the UK's largest areas of new wildlife habitat on the Steart Peninsula in Somerset.

The Environment Agency and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) have worked closely with the local community to develop plans for an innovative flood defence and habitat creation project.

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CECA calls for implementation of pension fund infrastructure investment without delay

March 5, 2012
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CECA calls for implementation of pension fund infrastructure investment without delay

CECA today welcomed the news that British pension funds are planning to launch a multi-million pound fund to invest in the infrastructure projects highlighted in last year’s National Infrastructure Plan, but warned that it must be introduced no later than its planned January 2013 launch.

The Pension Protection Fund and the National Association of Pension...
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