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Timber pile replacement has been completed at Worthing Pier in Sussex as part of work to restore the Victorian-era structure ready for the town’s Birdman event in July.
Repairs to the tunnel boring machine (TBM) being used on the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle, US will take until next March to complete according to an announcement by design and build contractor Seattle Tunnel Partners (STP).
London’s Construction and Technology Court has found in favour of the Gibraltar government in a case brought by Spain-based contractor Obrascon Huarte Lain (OHL) over termination of its contract to construct a new tunnel in Gibraltar.
- MT Højgaard found liable for wind farm foundation faults
- Start date for work on new embedded retaining wall guidance announced
- Piling work set to start on UK’s largest coastal protection scheme
- BBGE forecasts smaller but sustained growth over next two years
- Early career group to consider relationships between designers and contractors
- Bauer records a £16M loss in 2013
- Fugro testing clears the way for above ground work on the Kingdom Tower
Discovery of an additional crack in a critical section of the Boston Manor viaduct has once again placed the civil engineering and highway maintenance industry under the media spotlight. But while the main focus was initially on how quickly the repairs could be completed, civil engineers and asset owners need to consider the broader issues this has raised – should we be looking for a short-term fix or investing in long-term ...
Look around any engineering company and the proportion of male to female staff is imbalanced at every level. This surely can’t be because women are excluded from the profession but more down to the fact that, for whatever reason, engineering seems to be a more attractive career for men rather than women.