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Design contract for £1bn A66 transformation up for grabs

A £45m contract to design the £1bn transformation of the A66 northern trans-Pennine route is now open for tenders. Highways England is developing plans to fully dual the remaining single carriageway sections of the A66 which links the M6 at Penrith in Cumbria and the A1(M) at Scotch Corner in North Yorkshire. The project is…

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Industry disruptors bringing opportunity to infrastructure sector

The European CEO Conference 2019 kicked off with a passionate plea from KPMG’s global head of infrastructure, Richard Threlfall, for the construction industry to be much more optimistic about the future and the role it can play in transforming society for the better. Referring to current economic and political challenges affecting the infrastructure sector, Threlfall…

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Network Rail & Innovate UK Railways SBRI Competition Briefing Event-Thu, 5 December 2019 09:30 – 16:00 GMT

Competition briefing event for SBRIs in ‘Innovation in Automated Survey Processing for Railway Structure Gauging’ and ‘Innovation in Railway Platform End and Edge Technology’ Network Rail, through Innovate UK, are to invest £2.88 million in two SBRI competitions to improve the safety and efficiency of our railways. The competitions launch on Monday 2nd December and…

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Don’t miss out on the i3P Carbon Conference – 6th Nov, London

Tim Embley – i3P Supply Chain Ambassador: Carbon & Innovation Priority Theme (Costain)   i3P Carbon Conference 6th November | 9am – 5pm | Central London One week to go until the first i3P Carbon Conference! Supported by Construction Climate Challenge (CCC), the I3P Carbon Conference is about shaping our industry carbon reduction programme through…

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Tideway’s More By River transport strategy scoops award

  Tideway’s innovative More by River transport strategy has been named Environment and Sustainability Initiative of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards. More by River is Tideway’s commitment to ensuring that we transport as many materials as we can by river, taking lorry movements off London’s roads to limit pollution, congestion and to…

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Want to learn more about business models & business model change?

  Transforming Construction Network Plus (N+) has released their first digest!     The digest summarises influential ideas about business models and business model change from industry and academia. The digest was created for businesses wanting to understand more about business models, and to provide a structure for exploring how their business models can be…

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i3P Carbon Conference

  On the 6th November 2019 in Central London, i3P will be holding its first Carbon Conference. The event concludes 12 months of a priority project activity and be used to prioritise future i3P carbon innovation activity. This event is free to i3P members and is designed to engage the membership in future activity. Register…

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Maintenance of Infrastructure Assets Using Geospatial Insights Event – Expression of Interest

  Maintenance of infrastructure assets using geospatial insights “How can we look after our assets to increase lifetime and value using geospatial insight?” Following on from a successful Investment Readiness and Pitchfest event, KTN’s Geospatial Insights Special Interest Group is once again supporting innovation and community building. The next event will be on the topic of maintenance of infrastructure assets….

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