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Today's News Headlines
Major elements of the £175M Thames Garden Bridge will be made in factories in Italy, it has emerged.
Google entrepreneur chief Sarah Drinkwater has spoken at a female construction worker event sponsored by Thames Tideway Tunnel.
News In Depth
A fault at an Auckland, New Zealand, batch plant has resulted in up to 70 projects receiving substandard concrete including the NZ$1.4bn (£660M) Waterview highway project.
Two civil engineers flew to Nepal last month to aid the search and rescue effort following the catastrophic earthquake which struck on 25 April.
The London home of the renowned Bartlett School of Architecture has been stripped back to its concrete frame as part of a £23M refurbishment project.
Joint venture team uses BIM to improve co-ordination, buildability, operability and maintenance in the expansion of the Liverpool Wastewater Treatment works.
Chris Wing, Aecom senior graduate ecologist describes a typical week protecting newts and bats and talks about the first time he heard a nightingale
Extensive use of pre-cast arches, recycling of aggregates and clever re-purposing of Victorian structural elements are key features of the £45M Bermondsey dive under project.
Is it significant that chancellor George Osborne’s first speech since the election was heavily infrastructure-focused?
A civil engineer elected to Parliament this month has called on the government to extend the £43bn High Speed 2 line to Scotland.
This week's top story
Hear industry experts discuss cost effective delivery of future major projects in the rail industry
NCE webinar discusses the influence of engineering, investment and land use on greenhouse gas emissions and DECC’s new climate modelling tool
Special report: Infrastructure in 2015
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.
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