General Election: Labour makes early running with bold infrastructure plan


Early shots have been fired in the general election announced by prime minister Rishi Sunak for 4 July, with Labour setting out initial plans for a radical shake-up of infrastructure delivery. 

Comment: Infrastructure is a platform for growth


Marie-Claude Hemming, director of operations at The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), addresses the challenges facing the infrastructure sector at this uncertain time and makes the case for continued investment.

Kwasi-budget promises to accelerate infrastructure schemes


New chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has pledged to accelerate a long list of infrastructure projects, including the Stonehenge road tunnel, and raised the prospect of planning and regulatory reform.

Government launches search for infrastructure bank chair


The Government has launched a job search for the chair of the planned national Infrastructure Bank.

Construction sector releases roadmap to recovery


The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has released a 'Roadmap to recovery' for the infrastructure sector to help tackle the economic fallout of the pandemic.

Manchester wins £50m infrastructure cash


Manchester has won £51.6m from the Government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund construction of more than 5,500 new homes over the next 10 years through essential infrastructure such as roads.

Wales awards first Infrastructure Delivery Partner (IDP) contracts


Transport for Wales has revealed the names of the first companies to win Infrastructure Delivery Partner (IDP) contracts as it ramps up its £738m modernisation programme for the Core Valley Lines.

Q and A: In the NIC of time


Ahead of the WIG Infrastructure Conference | A cross-sector perspective in March, the not-for-profit Whitehall and Industry Group (WIG) spoke with Philip Graham, chief executive of the National Infrastructure Commission.

Quarter of councils still behind on Local Plans


A quarter of local authorities have yet to submit a Local Plan six years after being required to act, new research has revealed.

STB makes infrastructure asks to develop Heartland


An emerging sub-national transport body has called for a groundbreaking National Policy Statement (NPS) for its region as part of a list of demands to speed up the delivery of infrastructure.

Project 13 blueprint to end 'stranglehold of short-termist construction'


A new blueprint for the future of high performing infrastructure has been unveiled by the Project 13 initiative, with the support of government and sponsored by the Infrastructure Client Group (ICG) and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

Welsh infrastructure investment plans unveiled


Economy and Infrastructure Secretary Ken Skates will outline plans for multi-billion pound Welsh Government infrastructure investment over the next five years including major improvements to the M4, A55, A40 and A494.

Balfour Beatty VINCI hail 4G modelling for smart motorway project


Balfour Beatty VINCI, the joint venture working on the conversion of the M5 Junctions 4a to 6 smart motorway project, says it has achieved "significant results" through the use of 4D modelling as a management tool.

CBI/AECOM survey: Deliver infrastructure projects now


More than 70% of infrastructure providers are not confident that Highways England has the capacity to deliver the Road Investment Strategy (RIS), according to findings in the CBI/AECOM Infrastructure Survey 2016.

Cycling taskforce set up in Scotland


Scottish Transport Minister Humza Yousaf has announced plans for a cycling taskforce.  

IPPR calls for “North First” approach to infrastructure funding


Figures released by economic think tank IPPR reveal the North of England is six-times less funded than London on infrastructure.

LGA: Release EU regeneration money


Infrastructure projects, including new roads and bridges, could be at risk unless the government releases billions of pounds of EU regeneration funding.

Midlands Connect report: Speed up road and rail improvements


A report from Midlands Connect has called for a quickening of the pace in tackling the bottlenecks at the heart of the UK’s road and rail network.

CECA: New Prime Minister must commit to infrastructure


The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) says new Prime Minister Theresa May must commit to infrastructure in her first 100 days in post.

Transport Secretary: Investment in infrastructure remains key


Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin says investment in infrastructure is now more important than ever.

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