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Heathrow appoints delivery commercial director for expansion

Heathrow has announced that Emma-Jane Houghton will be joining the airport as delivery commercial director for expansion in February 2019. Houghton will be joining Heathrow from KPMG, where she worked as a director for the infrastructure advisory group since January 2014, working on collaborative partnerships, alliances and joint ventures. Chartered quantity surveyor Houghton previously also…

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Gammon’s sharing sessions, collaborations and celebrations

A busy and exciting week for Gammon and the innovation team here in Hong Kong. We were very pleased to have welcomed a number of start-ups, international contractors and academia to our offices as well as celebrating our 60th anniversary! Dev Amratia, co-founder and CEO of nPlan (i3P Spark 2018 Finalist), and his team have…

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i3P- Where are we now?

Back in 2016, i3P (Infrastructure Industry Innovation Platform) morphed out of Crossrail’s hugely successful Innovate18 scheme. Capitalising on its success – which led to over 450 innovations being shared with an estimated 10% of these ideas adopted at other sites. Building on this success, the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), Tideway and Crossrail worked together to develop “i3P”, a…

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Long delays for major infrastructure projects in Scotland

Many of the Scottish government’s flagship building projects have been hit by months of delays, according to new figures revealed in parliament. In a progress update on its major capital projects issued on 5 November 2018, the government revealed that more than a dozen projects have been hit with further setbacks since an earlier update…

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Transport secretary concedes that HS2 northern leg is “not in the bag”

In a remarkable admission, Chris Grayling speaking to rail industry leaders has admitted that the second phase northern extension of HS2 could possibly not be constructed if it does not receive the necessary support. In a report published by the Sunday Telegraph, on Grayling addressing a rail industry conference in London, the transport secretary acknowledged…

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Greetings from Hong Kong!

Good morning i3P! Just a brief post on behalf of Gammon CEO Mr. Thomas Ho to say hello and it is a pleasure to have joined i3P 🙂 Watch this space for exciting innovation news from HK….. in the meantime enjoy digesting our innovation roadmap of 10Dimensional BIM as Gammon celebrates our 60th Anniversary working…

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Aberdeen bypass delayed once again as Galliford Try come under fire

Motorists have been left frustrated after it was revealed yesterday that the opening of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) has been pushed back once again by contractors to December at the earliest. The news was announced to MSPs by transport, infrastructure and connectivity secretary Michael Matheson who could not provide a firmer date than…

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