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Eiffage-led consortium awarded £307M contract to build new bridge in Germany


The Rhineland branch of Germany’s motorway network operator Autobahn has awarded a €358M (£307M) contract to a consortium led by Eiffage’s German subsidiary SEH for the construction of a new bridge across the Rhine in Leverkusen, Germany.

The other consortium partners are Max Boegl, Plauen Stahl Technologie, Zwickauer Sonderstahlbau and Hochtief…

New research shows coffee could boost concrete strength by 30%


Researchers at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT University) in Australia have revealed that adding used coffee grounds in place of some sand content could make concrete up to 30% stronger.

According to the research team, the technique could not only improve concrete, it could also help divert waste from…

Rare chance to view Forth Road Bridge anchorage chamber announced

Forth Road Bridge

Transport Scotland’s road maintenance contractor Bear Scotland has announced that it is to provide a behind the scenes view of the Forth Road Bridge in Edinburgh next month.

Bear Scotland will take part in the Open Doors Days event on 23 September, which is free but visitors must apply for tickets.…