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Today's News Headlines
High Speed 2 chief Simon Kirby has insisted the £43bn project remains “about British jobs” in an exclusive interview with NCE after major civils contracts on the scheme were announced in China last week.
Flat management structures and a no-blame culture are crucial to create innovation, a leading figure from Formula 1 motor racing said yesterday.
News In Depth
Business leaders and politicians put more pressure on the government to build a new runway at Heathrow at a recent event organised by the Let Britain Fly campaign.
A key technology figure at Crossrail has outlined ways drones could be used in the construction projects of the future.
High Speed 2 (HS2) will make Euston station a disjointed railway terminus if new redevelopment plans for the £43bn project go ahead, a key London borough warned last week.
Driverless cars: Can we trust the technology to keep road users safe from hacking and software glitches?
Primary school children from Newport got the chance to be engineers for a day as they learned how to construct a bridge and then walked across the structure they had built.
The former London Olympic stadium has been transformed, with capacity for 54,000 spectators and a new roof structure weighing four times the weight of its predecessor.
Project finance and the best way to remove the obstacles to investment were the topics for discussion at the first of two round tables hosted by NCE and Autodesk.
In the fourth of a series of articles about research programmes that have been awarded funding by Innovate UK, NCE looks at a project that proposes to use a 3D building information modelling (BIM) platform to streamline the tendering process
From dark unwelcoming platforms to bright, wide open spaces, Birmingham New Street station has undergone a huge transformation.
Chancellor George Osborne’s decision to choose his trip to China to fire the starting gun for bids to win £11.8bn worth of High Speed 2 (HS2) civils construction contracts back home was an interesting one.
This week's top story
Drilling a customer focused mindset into engineers at Highways England and its suppliers is the top and toughest task for new boss Jim O’Sullivan. He talks in depth to Mark Hansford on the challenges ahead.
Special report: Infrastructure in 2015
If 2014 was the year of feminism or gender equality you could be forgiven for thinking as the year closes out, it’s done with, it’s over. But it’s not over, certainly not for NCE.
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