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HS2 launches second giant tunnelling machine

HS2 this week launched ‘Cecilia’ - the second of two enormous 2,000 tonne tunnelling machines that will excavate the ten mile long tunnels beneath...

CITB appoints Chairs to Nation Councils and invites applications for member vacancies

CITB has announced the appointment of the Chairs of its Nation Councils for England, Scotland and Wales, and is calling for applicants to become...

J Murphy & Sons: Strong financial performance in a challenging year alongside renewed sustainability commitments

J. Murphy & Sons Limited, the specialist engineering and construction company, has announced financial results for the year ended 31 December 2020. Financial and operational...

Work set to begin on Metro and public realm construction on Digbeth High Street

Work which will revive Birmingham’s ‘creative quarter’ with a refreshed look and feel and sustainable transport links gets underway next week as Midland Metro...

CITB appoints Jackie Ducker as new Customer and Product Director

Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has appointed Jackie Ducker as the organisation’s new Customer and Product Director, replacing the outgoing Braden Connolly. Jackie steps...

Transport Secretary to give the go-ahead for start of permanent works on HS2’s west London ‘super-hub’ station

Today HS2 Ltd will commence permanent works on its west London ‘superhub’ station - Old Oak Common. The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP will...

BAM adopts plant-based fuels to help slash UK carbon emissions

BAM has committed to running all of its UK construction machinery using recycled cooking oil, contributing to goals focused on reducing carbon emissions from...

Cambridge South station takes a step towards reality

Network Rail has submitted a Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) application to seek deemed planning permission to build the new station and associated...

Ambitious plans for £20m Carlisle Station redevelopment take key step forward with contractors appointed

Exciting plans to transform Carlisle Railway Station and its surrounds remain on track with the appointment of the contractors for design and build elements...

Mental Health First Aid Instructors Programme delivers £5.5million of Social Value to Society

Building Mental Health, the CITB and the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity have published a report detailing the social value of their Mental Health First...

Construction Industry Council appoints Justin Sullivan as its new Chair

Construction Industry Council has inaugurated Justin Sullivan as its new Chair at its Council Meeting.  Justin succeeds Stephen Hodder MBE in this role for...

HS2 launches Interchange Station construction contract opportunity

HS2 has launched the search for a construction contractor to build Interchange Station. Bidders are asked to put themselves forward for the £370m contract...
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In The News | 20th January 2022 | Latest Rail News

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