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Today's News Headlines
Transport for London (TfL) has opened a consultation on extending the Bakerloo line from Elephant & Castle through Southwark to Lewisham and Bromley.
Costain has won a £34M tunnelling project to tackle sewer overflows in Manchester.
News In Depth
Leaders of 20 of the UK’s top science, technology, engineering and manufacturing companies have signed up to a 10 point plan aimed at boosting the retention and development of women employees.
Cost-effectively maintaining roads under the current funding system is difficult to achieve, an influential group of MPs has warned.
A historic London riverside landmark was successfully raised 1.5m above its original level in a £1.4M operation over the weekend.
NCE reveals the shortlists for two more categories for the upcoming British Construction Industry Awards - the major building and civil engineering awards.
A special concrete mix has been designed for the lining of a key shaft at the new Whitechapel station, which is being built as part of the Crossrail project. NCE reports.
NCE Video special
NCE interim editor Mark Hansford shares his highlights from the NCE/ACE Consultants of the Year Awards.
This week's top story
Efforts to tackle our industry’s chronic gender imbalance edged forward this week with news that leaders of 20 of the UK’s top science, technology, engineering and manufacturing companies have signed up to a 10 point plan aimed at boosting the retention and development of women employees.
Join NCE and our expert panel including Atkins director Anne Kemp and MGF enegineering director Steve Hesketh to hear how the infrastructure supply chain is preparing for BIM Level 2.
Register now to watch on demand the first ever joint webinar between NCE and The Architects’ Journal, together with Bentley Systems. Streamed live on 20 November at 1.15pm, our expert panel dispelled myths surrounding BIM and discussed how its adoption could be speeded up.
Special report: Infrastructure in 2014
Electricity market reform, as detailed in the government’s Energy Bill, is expected to take hold by next summer, putting an end to uncertainty and delays to nuclear and renewable power new-build projects.
The new atrium roof at Birmingham New Street station has been completed.
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