💧 | Water industry revives PFI model for £1bn job

United Utilities is set to become the first major water company to pioneer a reinvented design, build and finance model to construct major infrastructure projects in the sector. They will trailblaze the design, build, finance and maintain approach for the upgrade of the 110km Haweswater Aqueduct from Cumbria to Greater Manchester. It is one of five […]

🚧 | Australia’s longest road tunnel to go ahead

Key points: 👉At 11km it will be Australia’s longest road tunnel 👉It forms part of the A$4.5bn (£2.4bn) Great Western Highway upgrade between Katoomba and Lithgow 👉The tunnel will bypass the towns of Blackheath and Mount Victoria, currently on the route of the A32 highway through the mountainous region some 150km west of Sydney 👉The […]

✈️ | Manchester Airport taxis out £60m terminal 2 pier job

Key Points: 👉 210m three-storey high pier 👉 10 new departure gates 👉 Six airport nodes with fixed link bridges 👉 20-month construction programme will get underway in the second quarter of 2023. Read more: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6931886071341305856

🛣️ | Balfour Beatty plc gets green light for £250m M25 junction 10

This junction is one of the busiest on the network, with almost 300,000 journeys every day. Key Points: 👉Four new slip roads for the M25 Junction 10 roundabout which will be elongated. 👉M25 will increase from three to four lanes through the junction, with the A3 becoming four lanes either side of the Junction 10 roundabout. 👉Improvements […]

🛣| National Highways has launched a further consultation seeking views on 26 proposed design changes to the Lower Thames Crossing project.

The local refinement consultation gives the public the opportunity to have their say on some local changes to the project. The three shortlisted bidders are: ·        BFV JV; comprising BAM Nuttall Ltd, Ferrovial Construction and VINCI Construction Grands Projets ·        Bouygues Murphy Joint Venture (BMJV); comprising Bouygues Construction Travaux Publics and J. Murphy & Sons Limited ·        Dragados-Hochtief Joint Venture (DH JV); comprising @Dragados and HOCHTIEF Infrastructure Follow the link to […]

🏭 | More suppliers wanted on £683m waste power plant

ACCIONA will be hosting a Meet the Buyer event on Thursday May 19th. ACCIONA will offer a brief presentation on the ERF Project, covering the construction process and key milestones. Attending businesses will be allocated a dedicated slot to meet with one of the ACCIONA procurement team to discuss opportunities as part of the ERF project. Click […]