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Civil engineering news as it happens from New Civil Engineer

Latest civil engineering news, analysis and opinion from New Civil Engineer.

BCIA 2014

Deadline day for British Construction Industry Awards entries

1-May-2015 | By

Today is your last chance to enter the British Construction Industry Awards’ hotly contested categories for excellence in use of building information modelling (BIM), project management, use of temporary works and innovation in product design.

Grant Rumbles

Mouchel 'would have been welcome back on Stock Exchange'

1-May-2015 | By

Kier acquisition Mouchel had received a positive reaction from the City about a plan to go back on the Stock Exchange, Mouchel chief executive Grant Rumbles has revealed.

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Labour would delay two schemes on Highways England's five-year plan

15-Apr-2015 | By

The Labour Party has denied undermining Highways England with plans to delay two schemes included on the new road body’s recently launched five-year delivery plan.

Digital railway

Raft of projects announced for digital engineering boost

9-Apr-2015 | By

A raft of projects aimed at finding new applications for digital engineering in construction projects have kicked off this week after sharing £5.6M of grant funding from the government’s innovation agency Innovate UK.

Pothole cash wasted as local road network condition remains the same, says survey

26-Mar-2015 | By

The 2015 Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) survey has highlighted a massive 33% increase in the number of potholes filled over the last year - but no reduction in the amount needed to bring the network up to scratch.


No fines house

Letters: Celebrating the return of no fines concrete


No fines: Good for housing and high rise buildings

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Nepal earthquake aftermath

THE GALLERY | Week in pictures


The devastation in Nepal, an engineering MP and a First World War medal feature in our round up of this week’s engineering news in images.

Queensferry Crossing April 15

THE GALLERY | Queensferry Crossing comes out the water


Transport Scotland has released these images of progress on the Queensferry Crossing.

solar panel

Energy: Power Paint Presentation


Can buildings ever generate more energy than they consume? Dave Parker went to South Wales to find out.

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Alex Bryson

Ready for change: Alex Bryson

27-Apr-2015 | By

Laing O’Rourke’s offsite construction division, Explore Manufacturing, is changing the way civil engineering projects are delivered. NCE spoke to Alex Bryson, a structural engineer working in the company’s Design for Manufacture and Assembly division

Royal Engineers Ebola treatment centre

Royal Engineers deliver Ebola infrastructure in just 3 months


The Royal Engineers have designed and delivered emergency infrastructure to deal with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. NCE reports

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Garden Bridge

EXCLUSIVE | Bouygues lands Thames Garden Bridge project

French giant Bouygues has landed the contract to build the controversial £175M Thames Garden Bridge, NCE can reveal.

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Network Rail, viaduct

Webinar: the future of rail delivery


Hear industry experts discuss cost effective delivery of future major projects in the rail industry

Webinar: How much control do engineers have over climate change?


NCE webinar to discuss the influence of engineering, investment and land use on greenhouse gas emissions and DECC’s new climate modelling tool

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Special report: Infrastructure in 2015

Future Gazing

Infrastructure in 2015: a special report on the year ahead


The world of civil engineering is changing fast. Technology is now there to radically change how we build. But it’s also challenging what we build and why. New skills are needed and new technologies need to be embraced.

Melbourne east west link

Don’t underestimate the need for political support

Promoters of infrastructure projects worldwide have been looking worriedly at Australia in recent months. A row about a £5.5bn road scheme has been threatening to escalate into a major test of investor confidence in our sector.

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