Network Rail reveals third-party pipeline

Network Rail has published a comprehensive list of major development opportunities available for third parties to fund, finance or deliver. The pipeline covers all aspects of rail upgrades that have been deemed open to third parties including station refurbishments, new routes, electrifications, signalling and capacity improvements. The projects cover all eight route areas including Scotland and…

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Murphy wins £57m human waste power station deal

Murphy has won a £57m contract to construct a new facility in West Yorkshire that will convert human waste into electricity. The contractor has been chosen by Yorkshire Water for treatment works in Brighouse near Huddersfield, which will process human waste to make electricity. When completed, the new plant will receive sludge and waste water,…

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SMEs Looking for infrastructre or construction company Partners

The KTN have had numerous approaches to the ISCF from companies looking to partner with i3P members. There is currently up to £12.5 million available to increase productivity, performance and quality in construction- the time has never been better for i3P members to get involved. The closing date of 19th September is fast approaching- don’t delay. The…

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Balfour Beatty commits to reducing its onsite construction by 25% by 2025

This week saw Balfour Beatty launch the latest of its policy papers: “25% by 2025: Streamlined construction – seven steps to offsite and modular building”, which outlines the following: Balfour Beatty’s commitment to the reduction of work undertaken onsite by 25% by 2025, supporting the Government’s 2025 strategy for lower cost, lower emissions and faster…

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Skanska man picked to lead industry-wide innovation quest

Skanska innovation director Sam Stacey is moving jobs to take charge of the government’s construction innovation drive. Sam Stacey UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) has appointed Sam Stacey as director of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund’s Transforming Construction challenge. https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/skanska-man-picked-to-lead-industry-wide-innovation-quest

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