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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.

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Morgan Tucker buys BES Consulting Engineers

5-May-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Morgan Tucker has made its first acquisition since a £1M investment in the company.

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Bam Nuttall and Nomenca win South East Water contract

5-May-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Bam Nuttall and Nomenca have been awarded a new AMP6 framework by South East Water. It will be a continuation of their partnership during AMP5.

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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.

Letters

No fines house

Letters: Celebrating the return of no fines concrete

27-Apr-2015

No fines: Good for housing and high rise buildings

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Nepal earthquake aftermath

THE GALLERY | Week in pictures

1-May-2015

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

1-May-2015

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

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Energy: Power Paint Presentation

27-Apr-2015

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

24-Apr-2015

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

This week's top story

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.

NCE Live

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Webinar: the future of rail delivery

30-Apr-2015

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?

27-Apr-2015

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

23-Dec-2014

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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