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Today's News Headlines
Construction phase of €2bn subsea interconnector project between UK and Norway begins
Senior engineering figures discussed the coalition government’s infrastructure achievements as Parliament was dissolved today.
News In Depth
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.
Eight engineering consultancies large and small have been recognised for their business excellence in the NCE/ACE Consultants of the Year Awards.
Engineers have called for a renewed focus on building resilient infrastructure in the wake of the cyclone that devastated infrastructure across Vanuatu.
Any new River Thames crossing in the heart of London faces formidable regulatory constraints.
Business and technical excellence were celebrated at last month’s NCE/ACE Consultants Awards.
Early bid stage modelling, specially designed rigs and a lightweight scaffolding system helped Bam to stabilise the Hooley cutting in a heavily constrained site. Katherine Smale investigates in the latest of NCE’s profiles of BCIA projects
Construction of a hi-tech rail hub for the next generation of trains is taking shape near Bristol but dealing with historical site issues has called for some complex deep excavations. NCE reports
This week's top story
NCE has compiled a list of the Top 20 consultancy firms based on the number of engineers they recruited last year. The results indicate a healthy global market and big opportunities for anyone looking for a job.
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.
Silt. That appears to be the main engineering reason why Tidal Lagoon Power’s aspiration to generate 8% of the UK’s energy need from an entirely renewable, sustainable source is doomed to fail. That’s according to NCE’s Letters pages this week.
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