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Staffordshire infrastructure deal out to tender

15/07/2013

A major infrastructure deal that includes highways has been put out to tender by Staffordshire County Council.

Funding allocation for cycling infrastructure outlined

26/09/2013

Transport Minister Keith Brown has outlined how the additional £20 million, recently allocated to cycling, will be spent in Scotland over the next two years. 

Government guarantees £33bn worth of infrastructure projects

23/10/2013

Energy, road and rail projects worth £33 billion have passed the first hurdle in getting a Government infrastructure guarantee.

Government outlines infrastructure plans

04/12/2013

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has confirmed that there will be no tolling on the planned A14 scheme between Cambridge and Huntingdon as the Government outlined its new National Infrastructure Plan.

Reaction to National Infrastructure Plan

04/12/2013

The National Infrastructure Plan announced by the Government today (4 December) has received a mixture of responses from the industry.

Osborne prioritises infrastructure spending

05/12/2013

Chancellor George Osborne reiterated the Government’s commitment to invest in UK infrastructure during today’s (5 December) Autumn Statement.

Strong results for Mouchel

12/12/2013

Mouchel, the international infrastructure and business services group, has announced its results for the year ended 30 September 2013.

John Laing appoints new CEO

16/01/2014

Infrastructure investor John Laing has appointed Olivier Brousse as its new chief executive.

Troughton to lead Mouchel’s project management team

21/01/2014

Ian Troughton has joined Mouchel as its new head of project management.

Amey in running for Infrastructure+ contract

21/01/2014

Amey has been announced as the preferred bidder for Staffordshire County Council’s new Infrastructure+ contract.

Delivery of infrastructure promises is key

03/03/2014

Transport infrastructure group Britpave has called on Chancellor George Osborne to use his forthcoming Budget to focus on addressing the transport needs of the UK.

Highways Agency reforms included in Infrastructure Bill

04/06/2014

Reforms to speed up infrastructure projects, including new freedoms for the Highways Agency have been included in the Queen’s Speech today (Wednesday 4 June).

New legislation to boost infrastructure

05/06/2014

The Infrastructure Bill, which is designed to encourage investment in Britain’s infrastructure, has been published today (5 June).

ICE report: London needs world class infrastructure

10/07/2014

The transport network in London “requires attention”, according to a report carried out by the Institution of Civil Engineers London.

Highways sector delivers savings as part of government review programme

15/07/2014

The government’s Infrastructure Cost Review programme has delivered savings of around 15% across a number of sectors including highways.  

Interactive map shows progress of transport projects

30/07/2014

The progress of more than 100 transport projects worth a total of over £140 billion can be viewed on an interactive map.

London Mayor sets out infrastructure plans

31/07/2014

London Mayor Boris Johnson has revealed details of a proposed £1 trillion programme that would see huge improvements made to the capital’s infrastructure.  

Industry calls for permanent infrastructure authority

18/08/2014

Britain’s manufacturers have called for the creation of a permanent UK infrastructure authority amidst continued concerns over the UK’s neglected road network.

Taggart joins Mouchel

29/09/2014

Alan Taggart is the new head of transport asset management within Mouchel’s infrastructure services division.

Poll finds infrastructure quality could get worse

05/11/2014

A survey carried out by CBI/URS has found that more than 50% of businesses expect strategic and local roads to worsen in the next five years.

Government announces £214 million investment in cycling

27/11/2014

The biggest single investment in cycling will be unveiled by the government today (27 November 2014).

National Infrastructure Plan details local highways funding

03/12/2014

Local authorities that adopt good asset management will be rewarded when it comes to allocating local highways funding, according to details outlined in the National Infrastructure Plan (NIP) 2014.

ICE campaign highlights infrastructure ahead of election

14/04/2015

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has launched a campaign to raise awareness of infrastructure’s importance ahead of the General Election.

Amey wins £235m contract with Trafford Council

19/05/2015

Amey has won a £235 million contract to provide environmental and infrastructure services for Trafford Council.

National Infrastructure Commission created

08/10/2015

A new independent National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has been created to provide unbiased analysis of the UK’s long-term infrastructure needs.

Firms open to idea of road charging

29/10/2015

Three quarters of firms who responded to the 2015 CBI/AECOM Infrastructure Survey are open to the idea of road charging as a way of boosting investment.

ICE call for road user charging in London

02/02/2016

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) wants road user charging to be considered as a way of funding infrastructure improvements in London.  

Tarmac launches recruitment campaign

02/02/2016

Tarmac is encouraging more people to consider a career in construction through the launch of a new recruitment campaign.

Less than four weeks to go before Intertraffic Amsterdam

07/03/2016

Intertraffic Amsterdam – the international trade fair for infrastructure, ITS traffic management, safety and parking – is less than a month away.

New National Infrastructure Delivery Plan launched

23/03/2016

A new National Infrastructure Delivery Plan that brings together all of the government’s infrastructure priorities over the next five years has been published.

Intertraffic 2016 "bigger and better than ever"

04/04/2016

The organiser of Intertraffic Amsterdam says the 2016 show will be the biggest ever, with more than 800 exhibitors and 27,000 visitors.

Transport Secretary sets out government plans

19/05/2016

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has set out the government’s plans for transport and infrastructure.

£50m to be spent on improving Colchester’s roads

25/05/2016

Essex County Council is investing £50 million on improving Colchester’s infrastructure – including road, cycle and bus schemes.  

Transport Secretary: Investment in infrastructure remains key

28/06/2016

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

CECA: New Prime Minister must commit to infrastructure

15/07/2016

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

Midlands Connect report: Speed up road and rail improvements

22/07/2016

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.

LGA: Release EU regeneration money

01/08/2016

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

IPPR calls for “North First” approach to infrastructure funding

10/08/2016

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

Cycling taskforce set up in Scotland

02/11/2016

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

CBI/AECOM survey: Deliver infrastructure projects now

07/11/2016

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.

Balfour Beatty VINCI hail 4G modelling for smart motorway project

12/12/2016

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.

Welsh infrastructure investment plans unveiled

14/12/2016

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.

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

04/05/2018

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).

STB makes infrastructure asks to develop Heartland

13/09/2018

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.

Quarter of councils still behind on Local Plans

24/01/2019

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

Q and A: In the NIC of time

14/02/2019

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.

Wales awards first Infrastructure Delivery Partner (IDP) contracts

05/04/2019

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.

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Project Manager – Major Maintenance and Infrastructure Projects 

Liverpool City Council
£42,683 - £47,491 
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Green Space Development Manager

Camden London Borough Council
£45,504 - £52,786
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Royal Borough of Greenwich
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Career Grade Planning Officer

Royal Borough of Greenwich
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