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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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Flyover Innovation Recognised by Peers

July 29, 2015
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Flyover Innovation Recognised by Peers

On behalf of Transport for London (TfL), the project team leading on the Hammersmith Flyover strengthening and refurbishment works (a Costain project) received the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT)/Ringway Innovation Award at the CIHT Awards 2015 ceremony at the capital’s Landmark London Hotel.

The flyover, which opened in 1961, is a pre-cast, post-tensioned...
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LAFARGE TARMAC SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH LRCH FOR LONDON PARAMOUNT ENTERTAINMENT RESORT

January 20, 2015
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LAFARGE TARMAC SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH LRCH FOR LONDON PARAMOUNT ENTERTAINMENT RESORT

Lafarge Tarmac has signed a Binding Option Agreement with London Resort Company Holdings(LRCH) to sell land required for the delivery of the proposed London Paramount Entertainment Resort in North Kent. The land, known as Swanscombe Peninsula, covers 388 acres and wasformerly the largest cement plant in the UK, Swanscombe Works, which closed in 1993.

This...
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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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Crossrail contractor Bam Ferrovial Kier appoints its 100th apprentice

August 7, 2014
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m Ferrovial Kier (BFK), one of the major contractors delivering Crossrail, has appointed its 100th apprentice. The appointment of Jordan Malcolm-Taylor, 20, from Haringey, was celebrated by Patrick McLoughlin, Secretary of State for Transport, when he visited the Farringdon Crossrail site earlier today.

Jordan joined the team working on the Farringdon Crossrail station in May....
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Thames Hub team welcomes consideration of Thames Estuary Airport and re-states its vision

January 19, 2012
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Thames Hub team welcomes consideration of Thames Estuary Airport and re-states its vision

Foster + Partners, Halcrow and Volterra – the team behind proposals for the Thames Hub, which includes a new £20 billion, 150 million passenger estuary airport, a four track orbital rail line and utilities spine and a new Thames crossing and barrier - today welcomed reports that the government is considering a Thames Estuary...
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Manchester Airport contracts for Costain

February 4, 2011
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Costain is pleased to announce it has been awarded two airport contracts. The first is an £18.6 million contract, as principal contractor, to refurbish Manchester Airport’s main runway, Runway 1, under an existing Framework agreement.

The Runway 1 Project will continue through to September 2011 and the Airport will remain operational 24 hours a...
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