Creating a more gender balanced workforce is a business imperative for consultant Hyder, championed by its UK managing director and the firm’s new women’s development programme.
Engineers are responding to advances in structural timber with some imaginative designs, as Dave Parker reports.
A project to remodel tracks to the west of London has been underway for the last three years, in preparation for Crossrail trains to run on the existing rail network, as Jon Masters discovers.
Transforming London’s Olympic stadium has called for some major ground engineering work. Claire Smith reports.
Water & Environment features
An ambitious project to help provide security of water supply to customers across five counties is underway in the West Country.
Energy & Waste features
Since reporting its findings last year, infrastructure sector businesses have been lining up in support of the Infrastructure Carbon Review, which said efforts to unblock barriers to CO2 reduction hinge on client leadership. Jon Masters reports.
Skanska is determined to lead the world on sustainability issues, but how realistic is this in the equipment-heavy world of its piling business? Margo Cole reports.
Tunnelling work is now nearly complete on Europe’s largest infrastructure project and to celebrate this NCE is poised to publish its fourth Crossrail major project report. Setting the scene, chief executive Andrew Wolstenholme reflects on the achievements so far and looks ahead to the work still to be done.
The decision to step in and take over delivery of a massive emissions reduction project when the contractor went bust has not only proved successful for the client, but has changed Rhead Group’s business
The choice of UK-owned Mott MacDonald as NCE/ACE Global Consultant of the Year could have proved controversial. But the facts of the matter are that Mott MacDonald is thriving as a truly global business.
From working for himself in his bedroom to running a £3M turnover company, BCS Design managing director Steve Osbaldeston has built a business with a growing reputation.
A carefully managed growth strategy, focus on delivery and commitment to bringing young people into the industry have proved very successful for Atkins, says company’s chief executive officer, UK & Europe David Tonkin.
Peter Brett Associates had an incredible 2013, growing organically and by acquisition as part of a five year strategy. As a result it stood out as NCE/ACE Consultant of the Year (250 to 2,500 employees).
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Major Project reports
By the summer of 2012, before the Olympic Games, London will have a new landmark. Stretching across the Thames will be the glass canopy of the new Blackfriars station, providing for the first time a national rail station that links the river’s north and south banks. NCE presents its comprehensive guide to the project.
NCE presents its major project report on Crossrail - a comprehensive guide to the project featuring interviews with Crossrail chief executive Rob Holden and Crossrail chairman Terry Morgan.