Archive for November, 2018

Roadbridge wins £30m Highlands port expansion

Roadbridge wins £30m Highlands port expansion

30/11/18

Port of Cromarty Firth in the Scottish Highlands has selected Roadbridge UK to construct the new £30m energy and cruise hub that it announced earlier this week. As reported previously, the project involves a new quayside and laydown area, as a hub for shipping for offshore wind farm construction as well as for cruise liners. […]

Morrisroe set to buy Cementation Skanska

Morrisroe set to buy Cementation Skanska

28/11/18

Concrete and groundworks specialist Morrisroe Group is in advanced talks to buy Skanska’s foundations business Cementation. Sources have told the Enquirer that a deal could be sealed within weeks, with it rumoured to be worth around £60m. As yet neither Morrisroe nor Skanska have officially commented on the talks. A deal would be a game-changer for the expanding specialist […]

Pre-construction work starts on £1bn Silvertown Tunnel

Pre-construction work starts on £1bn Silvertown Tunnel

13/11/18

Pre-construction work has started on the £1bn Silvertown Tunnel under the Thames in East London. Structural and environmental monitoring is now underway on the site of the 1.4km twin-bore road tunnel. Specialist ITM Monitoring has been awarded the pre-construction deal by Transport for London under its Value Enhancement Specialist Framework Agreement. ITM was one of ten […]

Fifteen firms to share £8.7bn highways bonanza

Fifteen firms to share £8.7bn highways bonanza

07/11/18

Highways England has confirmed its 15 partner contractors to deliver up to £8.7bn worth of work on England’s motorways and major A roads. The Enquirer first revealed the seven winners of the major work band deals last month. Now Highways England has confirmed these and its line-up of eight extra firms on the smaller value band of the new framework. […]

Network Rail’s £36bn CP6 spending plan rubber stamped

Network Rail’s £36bn CP6 spending plan rubber stamped

01/11/18

The Office of Rail and Road has approved Network Rail’s plan to spend £35bn making Britain’s railways more reliable and focused on passengers’ needs over the five years from April 2019. The spending split will be £31bn for England and Wales and £4bn in Scotland. The regulator has now approved £24.3bn to be spent in […]

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