Engineering and Technology

Strong profit and revenue growth for Watkin Jones

New chief executive Richard SimpsonPre-tax profit for the year was up by more than 25% to £54.3m (FY 2017: £43.3m) on revenue up...

Cern unveils plan for 100km-long particle collider

The Future Circular Collider (FCC) collaborative team has published a conceptual design report showing options for the project. It is one of two...

Thyssenkrupp’s Twin elevators picked for Paris tower

Hekla Tower is in Paris’ La Defense business district and has been designed by architect Jean Nouvel. The proect – which also includes...

Meadowbank Stadium demolition begins

City of Edinburgh Council appointed Graham in October for the project to build the new centre, which will include a new dedicated indoor...

Call for supply chain reform to start in the boardroom

Assigning non-executive directors for the supply chain is one of three business reforms that are needed to protect small suppliers from another Carillion...

Critical repairs set to start on Scottish canals

Transport Scotland has provided funding for the project, including the extra allocation of £5.35m made available to Scottish Canals in November 2018. “The additional...

Mott MacDonald team wins Californian rail contract

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has appointed the team to provide general engineering services for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley...

Persimmon proves impervious to cack-handed leadership

Former chief executive Jeff FairburnIn a trading update today, the Persimmon board said that its 2018 financial results – to be posted next...

Hawk collapses into administration

Hawk bought 135 new Komatsu machines in 2017Sam Woodward, Alex Williams and Hunter Kelly of EY’s restructuring team were yesterday appointed joint administrators...

NBCUniversal announces streaming service that will be free to paid TV subscribers – TechCrunch

NBCUniversal is joining the long list of media giants looking to compete with Netflix. The company today announced plans to launch its own...