Better collaboration with local authorities and the private sector will see universities taking a more active role in large-scale community regeneration, a panel of industry experts told delegates at the Universities at Regenerators breakfast event.
Transport for Greater Manchester has agreed terms with MPT, the consortium comprising Laing O’Rourke, VolkerRail and Thales, for the extension of Metrolink through Trafford Park to the Trafford Centre.
Alice Crowley of J Murphy & Sons is the new vice chair of CECA NW Foundations, the group established by the Civil Engineering Contractors’ Association NW for people new to the civil engineering sector.
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