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Today's News Headlines
Construction of Nottingham’s £570M tram extension, where Vinci is the contractor, has been delayed by six months.
The Highways Agency has announced further details of its proposed smart motorway upgrade for the M4 between west London and Berkshire.
News In Depth
Imported Dutch precast concrete structural interlocking blocks containing high lead content recycled glass aggregate could be reclassified as hazardous waste, NCE has learned.
Innovative noise-reducing windows that could give a major boost to the siting of major transport links are just one set of experiments lined up for an ambitious facility taking shape in the Wiltshire countryside.
Why are some construction industry players still failing to engage fairly and effectively with their supply chain? NCE went in search of an answer by bringing together leading designers, contractors and specialists for a special round table debate. In association with Mabey Hire
After a challenging year, Speedy Hire has emerged stronger than ever, as its chief executive officer Mark Rogerson tells Margo Cole.
The Future Engineer
Nottingham City Council’s flood mitigation manager Fay Bull talks about adrenaline, helping the public and discussing dredging over cocktails.
This week's top story
A new web app was launched last week by pollsters YouGov. It allows users to view target audience profiles of companies.
A Twitter debate hosted by NCE and RMD Kwikform has highlighted the challenges in improving site safety – and the new initiatives being introduced.
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.
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