Construction Wave’s top stories – Editor’s pick


Here is a list of the best stories published in recent weeks by Construction Wave. 

by Rory ButlerDecember 22, 2022

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HSBC backs Cory London power plant – HZI £900m win 

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) has been awarded the contract for a new power plant in London – valued at £900 million.

Top 4 Construction Executive Moves of 2022 

Construction Wave founder and CEO, Andrew Curtin takes a look at this year’s transfer market. 

Etihad Stadium expansion – 60,000 seats and hotel 

Manchester City Football Club (MCFC) has announced its intentions to expand Etihad Stadium – with procurement for a contractor to follow public consultation. 

‘Europe’s Largest Data Centre’ to be built in UK 

A major new data centre is to be built in East London valued at £5.3 billion.

UK’s first carbon capture power plant – £2.2b 

The UK’s first carbon capture power plant has received planning permission – with a total investment of around £2.2 billion.

Inside Essar Oil’s £360m Carbon Capture Plant Deal 

Essar Oil UK will construct a £360 million carbon capture plant at its Cheshire refinery. 

How Story moved the ‘Largest Concrete Bridge in the UK’ 

Story Contracting has partnered with Network Rail to transport and install the ‘largest concrete bridge in the UK’. 

Global Consortium Line up for £4.2b Swansea Project 

An international consortium is lining up to deliver a major renewable energy project in Swansea, valued at £4.2 billion. 

Why Construction Firms Are Investing In Premiership Rugby 

Dozens of construction companies are investing in Premiership Rugby sponsorships – but why? 

Wates gigafactory: How Sunderland is ‘driving’ EV 

Wates Group has broken ground on a new gigafactory in Sunderland. 

Inside ‘UK’s first pumped storage hydropower plant in 30 years’ 

Strabag UK is part of the client team constructing the ‘first pumped hydro storage facility to be built in the UK for more than 30 years’. 

Balfour and Hyundai back UK mini nuclear reactor play 

Balfour Beatty has revealed outline plans to construct a series of Small Modular Reactors (SMR) on behalf of a leading energy industry supplier.  

How GRAHAM is giving hope to these Ukrainian refugees 

GRAHAM has welcomed nine Ukrainian refugees into its Building North division.