Queensferry Crossing

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Scottish Labour MSP Neil Findlay has called for an investigation into accusations that workers are being paid low wages on the Queensferry Crossing project. An investigation by construction union UCATT has claimed joiners for Portuguese sub-contractor Sosia Ltd were being paid £7.67 an hour and lab

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Seven people have been arrested on suspicion of being illegal foreign workers after a raid on the Queensferry Crossing construction project. The raid, conducted by the Home Office Immigration, Compliance and Enforcement team, took place at the Scottish Government’s flagship project on Monday.

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Engineers working on the Queensferry Crossing have lifted the remaining piece of deck between the north and centre tower deck spans, meaning the deck on the new bridge now stretches from Fife right across to the end of the south fan. The closure of the north and centre deck fans is the third of four

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Construction union UCATT has raised concerns over a decision by two major Scottish infrastructure projects not to reappoint union convenors. The two consortia building the new Queensferry Crossing and the Aberdeen West Peripheral Route (AWPR) schemes have rejected the idea of replacing union conveno

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The Queensferry Crossing’s centre tower deck has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the largest freestanding balanced cantilever in the world, though the record-breaking feat will only be a temporary phenomenon. The bridge’s central deck is now complete but still free standing and this

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The Queensferry Crossing is on target to be opened by May next year and remains within its £1.35 billion budget though adverse weather could still bring delays to the project, Transport Scotland has said. Project director David Climie warned MSPs that bad weather could still make it “challenging

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Engineers have joined the Queensferry Crossing’s north deck and viaduct meaning the bridge is now connected to Fife. The milestone represents the first of four closures between the “deck fans” now nearing completion around each of the bridge’s three towers.

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The new £1.4 billion Queensferry Crossing will not open until May 2017, six months later than planned, the infrastructure secretary admitted today. Forth Crossing Bridge Constructors (FCBC), the consortium building the bridge, informed ministers that ongoing effects of weather on construction mean

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Transport Scotland has refused to deny claims that work on the Queensferry Crossing is months behind schedule. The team behind the £1.4 billion construction project have consistently claimed that it is on course to be completed in time to open to traffic in December as scheduled.

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Workers on the Queensferry Crossing fell silent when returning for duty yesterday to honour the colleague killed in an accident last week. John Cousins, 60, died after an incident at the site just after noon on Thursday.

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A 60-year-old worker has been killed after being hit by a crane he was directing on the Queensferry Crossing project. The fatal incident occurred just after noon on Thursday on the deck attached to the bridge’s north tower. It is understood that the worker died after he was hit by the boom of a sp

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Morrison Construction has teamed up with the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) to develop an engineering project for pupils inspired by the Queensferry Crossing. The Go Forth! challenge, created by SCDI’s Young Engineers and Science Clubs (YESC) Scotland, will see over 300 schoo

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Keith Brown speaks with Jared Carlson and Jennifer Bullingham, engineers who have worked on the launch of the Queensferry Crossing's north approach viaduct The 5,600 tonne north approach viaduct of the Queensferry Crossing has now been fully launched marking a significant milestone for the project.

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The cost of building the new Queensferry Crossing has fallen by £1 billion and the bridge is on target to open to traffic by the end of the year, MSPs have been told. In 2009, the new crossing had been expected to cost up to £2.34bn, however, the overall figure was later revised to be around £1.3

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Engineers working on the new Queensferry Crossing say they are confident that the £1.4 billion project is on course to be completed on time and under budget. Scheduled to open to traffic in December this year, the bridge now has around 1,300 workers employed on its delivery.

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