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Devon County Council has said that work to stabilise the A3124 between Beaford and Great Torrington is set to be completed two weeks ahead of schedule.
Software developer Seequent has said that it is to merge its Leepfrog brand with Geosoft to create a “subsurface geoscience and modelling powerhouse”.
Swiss energy business Groupe E SA Direction Énergie Électrique has launched the tender process for remediation work on the Lessoc dam.
Further slope failures above the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful have been intercepted by the landslip mitigation measures and prevented additional closures on the route.
Third quarter revenue and profit slide for BauerSubscription
Bauer has confirmed its earnings forecast for the full year despite announcing a fall in both sales and profits, compared to the same period in 2017, in its third quarter results due poorer performances in sectors.
More than 17,000 customers on the Isle of Skye and Western Isle lost power supplies yesterday morning after a landslip near Invergarry damaged the overhead line network.
A83 task force to consider additional investmentSubscription
Scottish transport minister Michael Matheson is set to attend a meeting of the A83 task force this week following landslides which close the road at Rest and Be Thankful for nine days last month.
Northern Ireland Electricity Networks has awarded two contracts for transmission tower foundation assessments and ground investigation to Power Grid Civils, which have a combined value of £3.8M.
Strabag extends polyhalite tunnelling dealSubscription
North Yorkshire polyhalite fertiliser mine developer Sirius Minerals has announced that it has extended its material transport system (MTS) tunnelling deal with Strabag to include engineering, procurement and construction of the fit-out of the MTS.
Assembly of third Grand Paris Express TBM startsSubscription
Grand Paris Express project promoter Société du Grand Paris has announced that assembly of the third tunnel boring machine (TBM) for Line 15 South has started to be assembled at Bagneux.