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Morgan Tucker has made its first acquisition since a £1M investment in the company.
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.
News In Depth
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.
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.
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: Good for housing and high rise buildings
Can buildings ever generate more energy than they consume? Dave Parker went to South Wales to find out.
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
The Royal Engineers have designed and delivered emergency infrastructure to deal with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. NCE reports
Retired civil engineer Tony Hughes has spoken to NCE about his campaign to gain a seat in Parliament in Thursday’s general election.
This week's top story
Hear industry experts discuss cost effective delivery of future major projects in the rail industry
NCE webinar to discuss 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.
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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