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Tuesday, January 26, 2021
HS2 Ltd has invited five firms to bid for two separate packages

HS2 calls for bidding from Lift and Escalator Suppliers

HS2 Ltd has invited five firms to bid for two separate packages covering lifts and escalators. The bidders will be issued HS2’s...
Balfour Beatty takes on first contract with HS2 phase 2a

Balfour Beatty takes on first contract with HS2 phase 2a

The ground investigation of the HS2 high speed rail project incorporating Phase 2a was won by Balfour Beatty, and HS2 Ltd also...
Network Rail picks five in future station design competition

Network Rail picks five in future station design competition

Architects and engineers from different firms have made the designs of railway stations and as per the standards suggested in the Network...
VolkerFitzpatrick succeeds Birmingham University Station works worth £56m

VolkerFitzpatrick succeeds Birmingham University Station works worth £56m

The West Midlands Combined Authority has appointed VolkerFitzpatrick to work on the detailed design and build of the new £56m University Station....
Van Elle succeeds deal with HS2 for ground improvement

Van Elle succeeds deal with HS2 for ground improvement

A contract with HS2 will allow foundations specialist Van Elle to improve ground stability for construction in North West London. It has...
First HS2 TBMs arrive on-site

HS2 comes up with low-slung viaduct designs

EKFB JV as main works contractor of HS2 has unveiled designs for two Northamptonshire viaducts. They are engineered to be as unobtrusive...
Panthera Group to be the sole supplier of plastic hoardings for Skanska

HS2’s first two London TBMs signed-off and will arrive by end of 2021

Both HS2 southern main works civil contractor and Skanska Costain Strabag have together signed contracts to get the first two giant tunneling...
Joint Venture signed up with HS2 for £260m concrete slab track deal

Joint Venture signed up with HS2 for £260m concrete slab track deal

The Joint Venture companies PORR and Aggregate Industries have secured the major fabrication contract worth £260m from HS2.The JV signs a contract...
HS2 Ltd has invited five firms to bid for two separate packages

Heathrow rail link bid race worth £900m is delayed by two years

The Western Rail Link to Heathrow that costs around £900m is delayed for tender call until summer 2022. Network Rail has delayed...
Network Rail is looking to design new composite bridges

Network Rail to replace steel to composite station bridges

Network Rail is looking to design new composite bridges by replacing its steel footbridges at stations in its journey towards net zero....

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