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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…

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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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Euston Station Innovation Lab

Opportunities for companies that might want to integrate, experiment or enage the rail industry through this facility during September to November 2018. Partners include: DfT, DfL, Network Rail, HS2, Costain, Skanska, Strabag, Innovate UK, MRL, IFM, University of Cambridge, IMB, Microsoft.   For more information please contact Tim Embley, Costain Tim.embley@costain.com

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HS2 Safe at heart: HS2 Together

HS2 is organising its first annual Health and Safety conference, HS2 Safe at heart: HS2 Together will take place at Millennium Point in Birmingham on the 11th of October 2018. HS2 is asking their supply chain and industry partners to get involved in five innovation challenges where you can submit ideas on how to help HS2 become the safest ever…

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Dig to Share-Launch Video

The Dig to Share project;a collaboration between Atkins, Morgan Sindall and the BGS, supported by HS2, officially kicked off in May 2018. To date the project team have concluded the initial phase of the behaviours study, interviewing over 25 stakeholders across the industry. Through this, a number of challenges and opportunities for sharing Ground Investigation…

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