As the Editor of Ground Engineering I am keen to promote innovation and professionalism in the geotechnics industry, so if you are working on anything ground breaking or unusual, please get in touch. Working on GE is enabling me to combine my two careers - I gained a BEng (hons) in Engineering Geology and Geotechnics at the University of Portsmouth and worked for Peter Brett Associates for a few years before I moved into construction journalism in 2000.
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The inquest into the death of Crossrail worker Rene Tkacik in March last year has been declared as accidental by the coroner who recorded a narrative verdict yesterday.
Network Rail has confirmed that the rail line between Leamington Spa and Banbury will reopen next week after repairs to the landslide at the Harbury Tunnel have progressed more quickly than expected.
Oxford University research student William Beuckelaers was announced as the winner of the 2015 Cooling Prize at an event hosted by the Southern Geotechnical Group at Southampton University last night.
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- Public consultation underway for new standards
- Better guidance needed for domestic basement construction
- Highways: Island access
- Offshore wind contract awarded to Bilfinger
- Porr wins Swiss scenic railway tunnel contract
- Challenging New York Bay tunnel completed
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.