Infrastructure

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‘The house blew up in seconds’: how a gas blast affected one Welsh family
The smell was not overpowering when Jess Williams returned home before an explosion that led to 70% burns

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

03, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The people making a difference: meet Mr Pothole, the campaigner fixing Britain’s roads
Mark Morrell is on a mission to save lives by tackling Britain’s pothole problem. Now it’s his turn for a treat

Sirin Kale

27, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Improved disease control in public buildings ‘could save UK billions a year’
Measures such as improved ventilation would boost economy by helping prevent ill health, says report

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

13, Jun, 2022 @3:58 PM

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NSW Dungowan Dam project in murky water as state funds dry up
Tamworth farmers bemused as dam championed by Barnaby Joyce faces uncertain future

Natasha May

02, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Improve facilities for HGV drivers or face new tax, MPs tell freight sector
Logistics industry must ‘get house in order’ within two years to curb driver shortage caused by Covid and Brexit

Rupert Neate

01, Jun, 2022 @5:01 AM

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NSW government ignores advice and pushes ahead with Parramatta light rail project
Second stage of the light rail was recommended to be delayed alongside other ‘mega-projects’

Tamsin Rose

01, Jun, 2022 @3:43 AM

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Victorian EPA’s failures ‘a great case study’ in community management gone wrong
Environmental Protection Agency apologises over lack of community consultation over soil dumping

Adeshola Ore

31, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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China funnels its overseas aid money into political leaders’ home provinces
Schools and airports help the leaders of countries that receive cash from Beijing tighten their grip on power, a new book claims

Vincent Ni, China Affairs Correspondent

29, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Barnaby Joyce’s dam water set to cost 100 times more than market rates
Project backed by the National party is expected to top $162,000 per megalitre if cost recovery is pursued

Tom Plevey

28, May, 2022 @2:12 AM

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‘These stations are like cathedrals’: Elizabeth line services are ready to roll
After decades of planning and overspending exposed the hubristic boasts of Crossrail bosses, it is time to marvel

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

20, May, 2022 @12:21 PM

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Elizabeth line: almost 50 years in the planning for Crossrail – timeline
Proposals for east-west train route across London, first mooted in 1974, inspired by Paris RER

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

20, May, 2022 @10:59 AM

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Karen Andrews seeks to block funding for Gold Coast light rail that would run past her property
Home affairs minister says route chosen through Palm Beach is ‘not tenable’, prompting angry response from city’s mayor

Ben Smee

16, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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