Civil engineering news as it happens from New Civil Engineer
Latest civil engineering news, analysis and opinion from New Civil Engineer.
Today's News Headlines
Bidding is getting underway on the first contract for Crossrail 2, the next major underground railway proposed for London.
A US$2m (£1.25M) prize is being offered for design ideas which will allow taller wooden buildings to be constructed.
News In Depth
The UK nuclear supply chain has been told to prepare in earnest for a mammoth wave of work, following the approval of state aid arrangements for Hinkley Point C.
Leaders of 20 of the UK’s top science, technology, engineering and manufacturing companies have signed up to a 10 point plan aimed at boosting the retention and development of women employees.
Cost-effectively maintaining roads under the current funding system is difficult to achieve, an influential group of MPs has warned.
Last week, a fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) bridge was installed over the River Frome at Frampton Cotterell near Bristol.
The Grosvenor House Hotel in London last week thronged with construction teams and senior executives attending the 27th British Construction Industry Awards.
In the 10 years since the Highways Agency started operating England’s strategic roads network there have been some significant changes. Jon Masters reports.
NCE Video special
NCE interim editor Mark Hansford shares his highlights from the NCE/ACE Consultants of the Year Awards.
Having started out in life as a teacher, Bachy Soletanche contracts engineer Ruth Webster is now eight years in to a career in construction. She sees no barriers to anyone – male or female – getting stuck in to a hugely rewarding engineering career.
This week's top story
I became a six second internet wonder this week. No, not that kind. Stop sniggering.
NCE is teaming up with RMD Kwikform in a live Twitter debate on Tuesday 14 October at 12.30pm to discuss how health and safety can be improved on today’s construction sites.
Leading experts discuss how people and processes, supported by appropriate technology, are delivering a return on investment in BIM today, and shaping infrastructure projects of tomorrow using real life examples.
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.
Dutch architecture practice Observatorium has built a timber structure on the 2012 Olympic Park that replicates an old lock keepers’ cottage that once stood on the east London site.
Take your engineering career to the next level
Find your perfect job faster
- Sign up for Jobs By Email
- Create a CV profile
- Search online