BIFA boss hits out at third runway inaction

BIFA director Robert Keen said he shared the frustration of National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) chairman Sir John Armitt at the lack of progress on a third runway at Heathrow and agreed that the government needs to deliver on its promise of making a decision runway by the summer. His comments came as the NIC published its first Annual Monitoring Report on 16 February. Keen added: “Any further delay would be irreconcilable with ... [+]

Infrastructure body launches freight study

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) is calling for evidence for a new study into improving the UK’s freight networks. It follows the Chancellor’s call in the last for better freight connectivity and a reduction in the sector’s carbon footprint. NIC chair Sir John Armitt said: “The sector is a global success story ... [+]

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