Infrastructure Focus

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    Crossrail delay: what's gone wrong – and why

    2019-02-20T06:00:00Z

    Already a year behind schedule and with no end in sight, Crossrail is burning £30m a week in cash as it struggles to reach completion – but as yet, no one can say when that might be. Why is the trans-London line causing such pain?

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    Is the future of HS2 at risk?

    2019-02-07T06:00:00Z

    This is a crucial year for HS2. As it waits for the government to give the signal to proceed in earnest, there are fears that rising costs could derail the project

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    Crossrail: The long wait

    2018-09-13T06:00:00Z

    As Crossrail’s opening date is pushed further and further into the future and costs spiral over budget, Joey Gardiner asks why the biggest construction project in Europe has swerved so far off track and how this could impact the rest of the industry

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    Procurement update: Offsite

    2018-08-24T06:00:00Z

    With government pushing the offsite agenda and a growing housing sector needing to access new capacity, how can clients position themselves to take advantage of the benefits of offsite construction?

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    Infrastructure: the road to electric

    2018-07-10T05:00:00Z

    The motor industry is gradually shifting to electric vehicles, but the rate of adoption is highly dependent on the rollout of charging infrastructure

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    What does HS2 mean for landscape, and how is this being approached?

    2018-06-29T07:34:00Z

    Christoph Brintrup, head of landscape design at HS2 explains the process behind ensuring HS2 considers its urban and rural surroundings

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    Canary Wharf: Eighties revival

    2018-06-28T06:00:00Z

    Wood Wharf, the latest development on the Canary Wharf estate, seeks to move away from the original scheme’s anodyne corporate banking aesthetic

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    Procurement update: revolution

    2018-04-20T15:31:00Z

    Two decades on from the Egan report and with a construction sector deal on the way, will 2018 be the year for construction’s procurement revolution? 

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    Infrastructure: Water's smart future

    2018-03-20T10:58:00Z

    Elisabeth Selk of Arcadis looks at how water companies can improve performance during Ofwat’s next price review period, PR19

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    Infrastructure: Investment review

    2017-11-23T11:28:00Z

    Elisabeth Selk of Arcadis explores the opportunities for infrastructure delivery in the UK to dive into deeper pools of private finance