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Mott MacDonald positioning for unprecedented growth in North America

Global engineering and management firm Mott MacDonald is accelerating its growth plans in North America with the addition of over 2,000 professionals and 62 offices from the former Hatch Mott MacDonald joint venture. The move strengthens its existing specialized service businesses, which range from infrastructure finance to alternative energy to climate resilience. Read more

Bond Street shotcrete Strength Monitoring Test a success

A groundbreaking new way to test the strength of sprayed concrete has been successfully tested at the UK’s Bond Street Station Upgrade (BSSU) project. Read more

Salini Impregilo JV signs 1.176bn contract for Perth’s Forrestfield-Airport Link

On, April 28, Salini Impregilo announced it has signed a € 791.7 million (AU$ 1.176 billion) contract to design, build and maintain the Forrestfield-Airport Link underground passenger rail line, in Perth, Australia. Read more

Sarah Ryan moves to SIKA UK

Sarah Ryan is the new specification sales manager in the South East of England, for waterproofing company, Sika. Sarah has been in the waterproofing industry for over nineteen years. Read more

Terratec to deliver 9.86m TBM to India

TERRATEC has announced the delivery of a new 9.86m diameter Hard Rock Double Shield TBM to SELI Overseas S.p.A., following successful factory testing on 12th April, 2016, for use on the Vishnugad-Pipalkoti Hydropower Project in India. Read more

Second Follo Line TBM complete

The second of four 9.9m diameter Herrenknecht Double Shield TBMs to be used by the Acciona/Ghella JV on Norway’s Follo Line is now complete and has been recently approved. The final two TBMs are still in assembly at the Herrenknecht plant in Schwanau. Read more

Costain project services contract for Humber tunnel

Costain has been awarded the project services contract to deliver the replacement of the UK’s $160M Humber Estuary Crossing for power company National Grid. The pipeline will connect to the existing National Grid AGI sites at Paull and Goxhill and will be 5.4km long, of which 5km will be tunnelled by TBM. Read more

€1.1bn Cairo Metro contract awarded

The JV led by VINCI Construction Grands Projets, alongside Bouygues Construction’s subsidiary Bouygues Travaux Publics and their Egyptian partners Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors, has won the Phase 3 contract for Line 3 of the Cairo metro. Read more

Tendering starts for Sydney Metro

The tender process has started to build the new 15km of twin Sydney Metro tunnels under Sydney Harbour and through the CBD for Stage 2 of Sydney Metro – Australia’s biggest public transport project. Read more

COWI and Dissing+Weitling win China link design

COWI A/S and Dissing+Weitling Architecture have won the design competition for a new major coast-to-coast link in Guangdong, China. The link will include the world’s widest immersed road tunnel as well as two signature suspension bridges. Read more

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