United Kingdom

743 articles in United Kingdom

Evolving the UK regulatory regime Vol 4, Issue 12 (December 2003)

Stone & Webster’s Dr Tony Ballance argues for mergers and a better alignment of interests in the UK market.

Private water rises above setbacks Vol 4, Issue 12 (December 2003)

The private water industry was up 6.1% in 2003 despite high-profile contract losses.

PROJECTS Vol 4, Issue 12 (December 2003)

The UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) awarded Package C of Project Aquatrine to the C2C consortium of Costain, Ove Arup & Partners and Severn Trent.

Some joy for UK water companies at half way Vol 4, Issue 12 (December 2003)

Pennon and Kelda did well. AWG is improving, but doubts continue about United and Northumbrian.

Who gained what in 2003 Vol 4, Issue 12 (December 2003)

Suez and AWG are out of the picture, but RWE/Thames has bounced back.

COMPANY NEWS Vol 4, Issue 11 (November 2003)

Ofwat, the UK water regulator, published the English and Welsh water companies’ plans for the 2005-2010 review period.

CONSULTANCY NEWS Vol 4, Issue 11 (November 2003)

Franklin + Andrews, which is part of Mott MacDonald, won a framework contract to provide cost consultancy services for Scottish Water to assist in implementing its £1.8 billion capital investment programme.

Rising interest rates play havoc with UK regulator’s calculations Vol 4, Issue 11 (November 2003)

The cost of capital is the key issue in the price review process. It is becoming very difficult to predict.

Scottish PFIs begin to stir Vol 4, Issue 11 (November 2003)

Uncertainty over the next review period is a dampener on corporate activity in the English water market. But there may yet be some action in Scotland.

Suez and Nalco part Vol 4, Issue 11 (November 2003)

The chemicals business was a drag on Suez’s third quarter. Moody’s doesn’t like it either.