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    Infrastructure: Our hydrogen future

    2021-04-19T05:00:00Z

    Interest in green hydrogen has escalated rapidly, so what are the benefits and challenges of this highly sustainable energy technology and what would a hydrogen revolution mean for the built environment?

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    Infrastructure: The highways programme

    2020-04-30T06:00:00Z

    Highways England is about to embark on a massive road investment programme, RIS2, for 2020-25. Agnieszka Krzyzaniak and Nora Taylor of Arcadis explore how it will go about delivering the programme efficiently while aiming to minimise environmental impact and increasing its focus on road user experience

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    Infrastructure: Full fibre and 5G

    Here, Building examines the state of the digital communications market and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead

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    International cost comparison 2018

    2018-09-19T10:53:00Z

    Arcadis’ Will Waller analyses the 2018 Arcadis annual survey of global construction costs

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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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    Offsite: quantifying the benefits

    2018-05-11T06:00:00Z

    With all the talk about offsite construction and the savings it can offer, how in practice does a project team actually realise these benefits? Gavin White and Andrew Mather of Ramboll look at the data

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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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    Sustainability - productive workplace

    2018-01-25T11:36:00Z

    With UK productivity lagging, the workplace environment can be a critical factor in driving improvements. How should you evaluate and improve workplace productivity?

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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

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    Sustainability - office energy saving

    2017-09-27T15:34:00Z

    As the introduction of the MEES regulations draws closer, it can be difficult to know which energy-saving measures offer the best returns in commercial buildings

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    International cost comparison 2017

    2017-09-20T07:44:00Z

    Construction markets around the world are experiencing relatively subdued but steady growth. As construction cost continues to escalate in most places, the relationship between productivity and cost continues to draw scrutiny. William Waller analyses the results of the 2017 Arcadis annual survey of global construction costs

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    Infrastructure: Smart vehicles

    2017-07-05T06:00:00Z

    Connected and autonomous vehicles are expected to lead the next urban transport revolution - transforming urban mobility and the way roads are managed

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    Infrastructure: Digital Railway

    2017-03-21T12:15:00Z

    A look at the challenges the Digital Railway programme faces, and how they can be overcome by good management, supply chain collaboration and a strong investment case

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    Fresh warning over rising cost pressures

    2017-02-09T08:00:00Z

    CPA says growth will suffer as overwhelming majority of contractors and manufacturers report price hikes

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    Infrastructure: Railway stations

    2016-09-20T13:50:00Z

    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

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    Infrastructure: Land regeneration for housing

    2016-07-07T06:00:00Z

    We consider the complex, multidisciplinary nature of land regeneration and how housing need and government policy are driving increased demand

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    Infrastructure: Smart motorways

    2016-03-23T06:00:00Z

    Smart motorways could solve rising traffic volumes and congestion in the UK, and have led to Highways England finding an extra third of capacity in our existing motorway network

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    Infrastructure: Tunnelling

    2015-12-08T15:05:00Z

    Significant investment in rail, water and energy infrastructure will drive a strong pipeline in tunnelling for the next decade across the UK. The design and engineering of tunnels can mitigate their impact and optimise construction

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    Infrastructure: Offshore wind

    2015-07-10T06:00:00Z

    Reduced costs and the ability to attract finance are critical to the viability of the UK wind industry, and with the government recently withdrawing onshore subsidies, the focus on offshore has never been greater

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    Infrastructure: Energy transmission

    2015-03-17T10:36:00Z

    The UK’s energy transmission networks need to attract large volumes of investment to respond to a rapidly changing energy market. David Porter and Simon Rawlinson of EC Harris review progress as new regulatory systems bed down