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Heathrow’s chief executive has pledged that suppliers from all over the UK will work on the firm’s proposed £17.6bn expansion project.
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Cost overruns and delays have plagued Hong Kong metro operator MTR’s massive £12bn transport infrastructure programme, but what has caused the problems?
The Davies Commission might have delivered its recommendation for a third runway at Heathrow, but the argument over airport expansion seems far from over.
Civils contractors will increasingly use robots and sensors to create structures in futuristic offsite factories, according to the author of recent research.
Godmanchester: Good community relations and tenacious approach to securing funding
A railway possession during the late May bank holiday means a key stage of the London Bridge redevelopment can now start.
Aleksandar Vasiljevic, a graduate working for civil and structural engineering firm Fairhurst describes his job as a geotechnical engineer
Breakdown of a tunnel boring machine mid-drive is every project’s worst nightmare. NCE takes a look at the recovery work for the machine on the Alaskan Highway Tunnel in Seattle, in the western United States.
Anchor fixings to concrete structures are key components in many structures and may be part of safety critical systems. But how well are they understood? Fill out our survey for the chance to win an iPad Air.
So, the bookies were wrong. It’s Heathrow. Sir Howard Davies’ Airports Commission has clearly recommended a new north eastern runway be built at Heathrow. So that’s that then, isn’t it
Watch NCE and sister title MEED’s webinar and find out if the UK’s BIM expertise can be applied in the Middle East
Hear industry experts discuss cost effective delivery of future major projects in the rail industry
This week's top story
The rail industry has come under heavy fire this week after transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced that Network Rail was unable to deliver on its five year spending plan. Here are 17 things that the industry could and should act on, at least according to speakers at NCE’s UK Rail 2015 conference.
Special report: Infrastructure in 2015
If 2014 was the year of feminism or gender equality you could be forgiven for thinking as the year closes out, it’s done with, it’s over. But it’s not over, certainly not for NCE.
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