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The first phase between London and Birmingham will be up and running by 2026
Pipeline will include programmes of prisons, schools, hospitals, infrastructure and MoD work
Union says pay hike could be replicated across the £14.8bn project
Deal will allow the consultant to offer an end-to-end service to its infrastructure clients
Sources suggest Mace could launch High Court challenge “within days”
Tunnelling machines have been lowered in at Battersea Power Station
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Last week’s Autumn Statement trumpeted an extra £1.4bn for 40,000 affordable homes, but is the government set to miss its own target?
Setting up the National Infrastructure Commission was seen as a sign of the government’s commitment to getting rail, power and other major schemes built
Today’s government decision to back a third runway at Heathrow comes after nearly 50 years of debate about where to expand airport capacity in the South-east
Sadiq Khan has proved himself a pragmatist - a quality he’ll need to address the capital’s major built environment challenges
Ciara Walker and David Rowlinson of Arcadis consider the challenges involved in designing and building railway stations in complex operational environments, and balancing stakeholders’ competing objectives
The idea of establishing a northern powerhouse has lost a powerful supporter with the departure of chancellor George Osborne. Is there the will and momentum now in Whitehall to keep the project going?
In these days of lightning fast political changes, and possibly dire economic prospects, prime minister Theresa May has to hit the ground running if she is to prevent construction slipping into another recession
George Osborne is famously a fan of infrastructure - but is he putting his money where his mouth is?
As the government finalises its industrial strategy, Mace has some suggestions for boosting construction output
Will the success of some key education projects lead to a wider use of PF2 to fund a growing need for social infrastructure
The European Train Control System will go a long way to improve the efficiency of our railways, but it is only part of the solution
We need infrastructure that understands and responds to the needs of individuals
The Autumn Statement’s emphasis on improving the productivity gap is welcome but the government need to provide more details