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Work to show nuclear ‘environmentally sustainable’ incomplete, 16 months after government announcement

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Government work to justify classifying nuclear energy generation as “environmentally sustainable” cannot be produced as it is incomplete, despite ex-chancellor Jeremy Hunt making the announcement in the 2023 Spring Budget, NCE can reveal.

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Government pledges to work with tidal range sector to explore its potential

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The government has pledged to work with the tidal range sector to explore and take advantage of opportunities provided by tidal lagoons and barrages to reduce the country’s emissions and increase energy security.

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Work on Tyne Bridge main deck to start ‘early 2024’ despite wait for £35M government funds

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Refurbishment of the main deck of Newcastle’s Tyne Bridge is scheduled to start in early 2024, although relevant councils are still waiting for the go-ahead on £41M of government funding. The post Work on Tyne Bridge main deck to start ‘early 2024’ despite wait for £35M government funds appeared first on New Civil Engineer.

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Kier tops government contracts table with £1.4bn of work

Construction News

Kier earned more money from government clients than any other company during the latest financial year, according to a report published this week. The Manchester-based contractor secured £1.4bn worth of work with state-run clients in the 12 months to March 2023, the study found.

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How to Get Government Work as a Prime Contractor

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Every year the federal government awards billions of dollars to prime contractors to perform work. Becoming a prime contractor can set you up to handle this work. . Since Congress passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, billions more will be awarded in projects in the years ahead.

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HS2 job cuts continue as another section delayed

Construction Enquirer

Site sources told the Enquirer that workers on the Balfour Beatty Vinci section between Birmingham and Litchfield were told this week that that non-critical works are being brought to a “safe stop” on the route. “They were told that critical works will continue but everything else will be brought to a safe stop.

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Placing AI Front and Center for Infrastructure Week

Civil + Structural Engineer

By Andrew Anagnost, President & CEO, Autodesk Critical investment in infrastructure is top of mind for governments and businesses; however, to be successful in building for the future, we need to unlock the potential of AI. AI can be a game changer in this effort, as it is already beginning to shift how we learn, work and live.