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HS2 celebrates end of successful 2020 with new images showing forward progress on Europe’s biggest infrastructure project

HS2 Ltd, the company building Britain's new high speed, low carbon railway, has released a series of images to celebrate the forward momentum of...

HS2’s world-first emissions retrofit solution cuts emissions and carbon and will save millions of pounds

HS2's Non-Road Mobile Machinery (NRMM) retrofit innovation adds exhaust technology to existing engine systems on plant machinery to upgrade them to the latest EU Stage V engine class, leading to cleaner air around construction sites.

RailDirector Issue 4 goes live online

The fourth, interactive digital edition of RailDirector magazine is now available to read for free online

Thirteen companies chosen for £200 million contracts to help build a better railway for passengers

Thirteen companies have been awarded contracts to deliver buildings and civils work across Network Rail's Southern region, which spans Kent, Sussex and the South of England.

HS2 removes over 12,500 lorries from UK roads as first freight train rolls into Bucks site

The first freight train has arrived at HS2's main construction compound in Buckinghamshire, as work continues to prepare for the start of construction across the central section of Britain’s new high-speed railway.

Engineering firms building HS2 make skills, jobs and training pledge in London

Network Rail has joined construction firms involved in the building of HS2 to set out long-term plans so people in seven London boroughs will benefit from the project.

New playbook launched to step up construction sector productivity and innovation

New plans on how government will work with the construction sector to make sure public sector works are delivered faster, better and greener have been launched.

Construction Industry Leader Steps Down from CEO Role

After a period spanning more than 30 years, during which he has been seen as a major force driving industry improvement, Rudi Klein is stepping down from his role as CEO of the Specialist Engineering Contractors' (SEC) Group as from the beginning of the new year.

Metro extension to the Digbeth moves closer as utility diversions well-underway

A West Midlands Metro extension linking Digbeth with the city centre has moved a step forward with the much-anticipated light rail route now in the preliminary construction stage following approval by the Department of Transport earlier this year.

Chris Stevens appointed as Kier Construction managing director for the Midlands and Performance Excellence

Kier, a leading provider of construction and infrastructure services, has today announced that it has appointed Chris Stevens as managing director Midlands and Performance Excellence in its Construction business.

Balfour Beatty year-end order book expected to be around £17 billion

The Chief Executive of Balfour Beatty says the company look towards 2021 with a strong order book, a robust balance sheet and having maintained its expert capability.

HS2’s first giant tunnelling machines arrive in the UK

HS2's first two giant Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) have arrived in the UK and will be ready to start work on the UK's largest infrastructure project early next year.
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