Engineering

New Construction Starts in December Jump 23 Percent; Annual Total for 2012 Advances 6 Percent to $463.6 Billion

The sharp increase for total construction followed two months of lackluster activity, as several very large projects in December helped to lift the pace of contracting.
Categories: Engineering

November Construction Slips 5 Percent

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $421.3 billion, new construction starts in November fell 5% from the previous month, according to McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies.
Categories: Engineering

Mercedes F1 power unit honoured as outstanding example of British engineering

The Engineer Online - 4 hours 1 min ago
The team behind the power unit at the heart of Mercedes’ recent Formula One success has been awarded the 2014 Dewar Trophy for outstanding British technical achievement in the automotive industry.
Categories: Engineering

Alevo unveils utility-scale energy storage solution

The Engineer Online - Wed, 2014-10-29 16:40
New energy storage solution aims to reduce generation losses and encourage the renewables uptake
Categories: Engineering

HTC Plant director 'upset' after union members vote for strike

Construction News Plus - Wed, 2014-10-29 14:10
HTC Plant’s director and general manager Dave Holder has expressed his “surprise and upset” after workers rejected a pay offer in favour of strike action.
Categories: Engineering

Exclusive: Bam to build Four Pancras Square

Construction News Plus - Wed, 2014-10-29 14:09
Bam is understood to be working with the King’s Cross partnership to build Argent’s latest office development, Construction News can reveal.
Categories: Engineering

Osborne wins £19m Covent Garden redevelopment

Construction News Plus - Wed, 2014-10-29 13:14
Osborne has been awarded the £19m contract to redevelop Mercers’ Yard in Covent Garden, London.
Categories: Engineering

Backing given to process that cuts carbon footprint of petrol

The Engineer Online - Wed, 2014-10-29 08:54
Strategic backing has been given to a US technology start-up that promises to make petrol cheaper and more environmentally friendly.
Categories: Engineering

Industry leaders warn of macro challenges

Construction News Plus - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:00
Construction accounted for nearly 7 per cent of domestic output in Q2 2014. But with disparity in regional work and a potential slowdown in private housebuilding, industry leaders have warned of challenges ahead.
Categories: Engineering

London mayor reveals preferred route for £20bn Crossrail 2

Construction News Plus - Wed, 2014-10-29 00:01
London transport authorities have revealed a preferred route for Crossrail 2, as mayor of London Boris Johnson labelled the scheme “vital” for the capital.
Categories: Engineering

Mayor seeks support for £20bn Crossrail 2 as preferred route revealed

Construction News Plus - Wed, 2014-10-29 00:01
London transport authorities have revealed a preferred route for Crossrail 2, as mayor of London Boris Johnson labelled the scheme “vital” for the capital.
Categories: Engineering

Countrywide and Hermes create PRS fund

Construction News Plus - Wed, 2014-10-29 00:01
Property group Countrywide and Hermes Investment Management have joined forces to create a residential property fund operating in the private rented sector.
Categories: Engineering

ENR New York To Host “The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Conference,” Friday, October 31, 2014

McGraw-Hill Construction - Tue, 2014-10-28 14:28
To assist construction industry professionals in doing business with The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, McGraw Hill Construction’s ENR New York will host its new event, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Conference, on October 31, 2014 at McGraw Hill Headquarters, 1221 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan.
Categories: Engineering

Exclusive: Graham Shennan departs Morgan Sindall

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2014-10-28 13:36
Morgan Sindall managing director Graham Shennan has departed the business, Construction News can reveal.
Categories: Engineering

Balfour Beatty shareholders approve Parsons Brinckerhoff sale

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2014-10-28 13:06
Balfour Beatty shareholders have approved the sale of Parsons Brinckerhoff to WSP Global at its general meeting today.
Categories: Engineering

McLaren restructures London region with two appointments

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2014-10-28 11:00
McLaren has announced the appointment of two regional directors to manage the London region as managing director Graham Sturge takes personal leave.
Categories: Engineering

NHS estate sell-off required to plug financial hole

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2014-10-28 10:24
A radical plan to close the massive shortfall in NHS finances will demand the large-scale sell-off of health service estates and the rapid transformation of many remaining facilities.
Categories: Engineering

Speller Metcalfe lands £22m Stratford hospital

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2014-10-28 10:22
Speller Metcalfe has been awarded the £22m contract to redevelop Stratford Hospital in the Midlands.
Categories: Engineering

Ultrafast observations aid the understanding of vanadium dioxide

The Engineer Online - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:55
Researchers have observed the simultaneous reorganisation of atomic positions and electron distribution during the transformation of vanadium dioxide from a semiconductor into a metal.
Categories: Engineering

Profit warnings for listed construction firms on the rise

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:00
There were nine profit warnings from six construction companies in the first three quarters of 2014, more than there were in the whole of 2013.
Categories: Engineering
Syndicate content