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Infrastructure megaprojects back in the spotlight following UK government’s HS2 decision

The UK government’s announcement to axe the high-speed rail project from Birmingham to Manchester has once again brought the future of megaprojects back into the headlines, says Rodrigo Juárez from Mexican consultancy, FOA Consulting.

UK government decision to scrap West Midlands to Manchester HS2 line...

The UK government's expected announcement that the HS2 high-speed rail line from the West Midlands to Manchester is to be scrapped has been widely criticised.

Latest HS2 delays raise key implications for businesses working on the...

As the UK’s flagship HS2 rail scheme faces more delays, Beale and Co chairman Antony Smith considers the implications for businesses currently engaged on the project.

UK’s reputation on infrastructure on the line after HS2 delay announcement

Following the announcement of a two-year delay for the flagship HS2 rail project, ACE UK CEO Stephen Marcos Jones says that the UK's reputation for delivering major construction projects is on the line.

Delaying major infrastructure projects is a false economy

As the UK’s flagship HS2 rail project faces a two year delay, we examine the industry reaction and highlight the need for politicians to hold their nerve in the face of inflationary pressures.

HS2 to be delayed by two years due to increasing costs

Parts of the UK’s HS2 mega-project are to be “rephased” by two years and a number of major road schemes mothballed as government ministers look to tackle rising costs and inflation.

Europe’s largest infrastructure project now employing 30,000 people

Jonathan Cartledge to take over as the new chief executive officer of Consult Australia.

Earth Day: 2022 marks watershed for climate change

Climate change will now rise above 1.5°C but the launch of global verification of green infrastructure, and fast-rises in renewable energy and sustainable finance offer hope 

AIIB approves €300m for Turkey-Bulgaria railway

Major high speed rail project aims to increase rail transport safety, passenger and freight capacity as well as speed between Turkey and the European Union.  

Turkey-Bulgaria railway project boosts agriculture and environment

The Ispartakule-Cerkezkoy high speed railway is taking remarkable steps to boost local agriculture and preserve rare bird populations as it connects to the EU Trans-European Transport Network.  
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