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(18/08/2014 18:17:00)

FPS Sponsorship Supports Placements with Engineers without Borders-UK 2015

As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, the Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) is pleased to announce its partnership with humanitarian organisation Engineers Without Borders-UK (EWB-UK), by agreeing to sponsor a number of Professional Placements on its 2015 programme.

(12/06/2014 08:24:00)

Taylor Woodrow lands £142m Crossrail contract

In the UK, Vinci subsidiary Taylor Woodrow will design and build an eight-road depot at Old Oak Common in West London as part of the Crossrail project.

(02/06/2014 14:37:00)

Hong Kong Express Link delays prompt billion Euro claims

MTR receives 611 substantiated claims mainly involving unforeseeable ground conditions

(29/05/2014 14:35:00)

Singapore awards civils contracts for four metro stations

Singapore's Land Transport Authority has awarded civils contracts for the construction of four metro stations with a total value of about £527m

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Remco van der Voorden, planning engineer

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EFFC/DFI Geotechnical Carbon Calculator

The EFFC and the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) are urging the geotechnical sector to make immediate use of their jointly-developed carbon calculator tool - a standardised and pioneering open source tool for comparing the sustainability of different foundation techniques.

Safety Co-Ordination

Foundation Contractors do their best, but safety co-ordination still inadequate
on site ... Read more here or download as a pdf.

The EFFC Health & Safety Charter

The EFFC holds the attainment of the highest standard of safety as a key objective. Read more here or download as a pdf.

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