RPS appointed to public sector procurement framework Locked

UK

Cowi satisfied with H1 progress; eyes ‘booming’ UK market Locked

Denmark-headquartered engineering, environmental and economics consultancy Cowi has reported a “significantly improved bottom line” for the first half of 2020 to 30 June.

Europe, Global, UK

RSK expands European operation with Austrian purchase Locked

Acquisition juggernaut rolls on as UK environmental firm bolsters European presence with ninth purchase of the year

Europe, Global, UK

Ramboll H1 positive in difficult times Locked

Danish firm sets example in improving profitability while maintaining revenues and staffing levels through pandemic

Europe, Global, UK

RPS doubles down on strategic priorities Locked

CEO talks up preservation of value, resources and capabilities as markets open post-COVID, with London-listed environmental and professional services firm slipping into loss during first half

Europe, Global, UK

Wood experiences double-digit contraction in H1 Locked

Renewables work set to double this year

Europe, Global, UK

EIC and ACE to merge but ‘remain separate’ Locked

The Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) and the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) are to adopt joint management in a cost-cutting measure

UK

Pandemic fails to halt growth of LUC Locked

The environmental planning consultancy is recruiting again in spite of COVID-19, with the digital side of business performing particularly strongly of late, according to MD Jon Grantham

UK

LUC to help Cornwall achieve carbon neutrality Locked

Landscape design and planning consultancy LUC has won a contract to produce a new Renewable Energy Landscape Sensitivity Assessment for Cornwall.

UK

STRI acquires geo-environment specialist EPG Locked

STRI has acquired geo-environmental engineering and design consultancy EPG.

UK

Insight Report: SMEs in ‘sweet spot’ for CV-19 adjustments Locked

Environment Analyst has published a special briefing looking at how small-to-medium environmental consultancies have responded to the COVID-19 crisis and how their future prospects have been affected

UK

RSK scoops up WRc in ongoing acquisition campaign Locked

British environmental and engineering services firm RSK has acquired the Water Research Centre Ltd (WRc) along with its subsidiary Cognica.

Europe, Global, UK

Record community land buy-out in South Scotland Locked

The former mining village is set to invest in affordable housing and develop tourism, local businesses and visitor attractions.

UK

WSP plots steady route amid low-digit contraction in H1 Locked

Global consultancy WSP headquartered in Montreal, Canada, has posted its half year results for the six months ending 27 June 2020.

Global, North America

Stantec salvages limited growth and modest profits in H1 Locked

Design, engineering and consultancy firm Stantec has reported C$2.43bn ($1.79bn) in revenues for the six months ending 30 June 2020, an increase of 2% on the same period in 2019.

Global, North America

Collingwood Environmental Planning - 25 years on Locked

Collingwood Environmental Planning’s founder Ric Eales marks his company’s 25th anniversary, considering what the next quarter of a century might hold and how COVID-19 and Brexit will likely shape opportunities going forward

UK

Cefas treads water while Brexit unfolds Locked

Demand for scientific support from Defra grows, while external income from overseas governments and industry clients fall

UK

Brownfield deals: Homes England | PfP igloo | Allies and Morrison | Urban&Civic | Willmott Dixon Locked

Homes England's Macclesfield intervention means homes for five housebuilders, Newcastle City Council choses PfP igloo for key site, Allies and Morrison get Craven masterplan, and Urban&Civic and partners set for 3,520 homes in Basingstoke.

UK

Harworth Group reports strong underlying fundamentals Locked

It is prioritising capital expenditure on seven major development sites where agreed sales are in place for later in 2020.

UK

Mott MacDonald flood specialists seconded to NRW Locked

MM advances client relationship with Natural Resources Wales with 12 month secondment

UK

Sweco and MLM combine to win embodied carbon contract Locked

Sweco realises MLM synergy with Hammersmith and Fulham town hall upgrade contract

UK

Hilson Moran joins national renewable energy taskforce Locked

Consultancy joins taskforce to develop guidance on procurement of renewable energy and carbon offsets in built environment

UK

Defra biodiversity net gain contract up for tender Locked

Integral to the Environment Bill, biodiversity net gain is taking shape. The winner of a new contract will have six months to make it work

UK

AECOM’s launches digital EIA for Sizewell C Locked

Sizewell C’s 40,000 page environmental statement goes digital. Is this the new normal for large infrastructure projects?

UK

UK&I environmental services industry set for 10.4% slump in 2020 Locked

Environment Analyst’s CV-19 Industry Impacts and Outlook Survey highlights the challenges ahead for the environmental services industry over the next 18 months

UK

Sweco rides storm to deliver solid H1 Locked

Rapid adaptation has been key for Swedish group through the first half of 2020 with utilization remaining high, although impacts have been felt in construction related areas of the business

Europe, Global, UK

New association launches ESG practitioner accreditation Locked

The International Association for Sustainable Economy, based in London, will provide accreditation and training for ESG professionals

Europe, Global, UK

Delta-Simons sets up environmental transaction services division Locked

Growth in real estate and corporate M&A prompts 140-strong firm to establish dedicated environmental transaction division

UK

AECOM starts Lower Thames Crossing ground investigations Locked

UK

Waterman wins Kent transport and waste framework Locked

UK