Herne Hill flood alleviation scheme has just won the BCI Award for sustainability for being a hidden project whose innovation lies in its simplicity”. Katherine Smale finds out more.
Privately financed rail infrastructure deals may be on the cards once again, as chancellor George Osborne seeks to reconcile budget cuts with a commitment to transport spending in next month’s Comprehensive Spending Review.
A cutting edge grouting technique has been used to lift and correct the foundations of an art gallery which was damaged in the 2011 Christchurch earthquake.
Increasingly clients are using behavioural assessments in their procurement processes. But are they just another box ticking exercise?
Water & Environment features
The debate on approaches to flood risk management has embraced a growing recognition that traditional solutions can be complemented, but not replaced, by natural flood management techniques. Katherine Pygott explains why the funding hurdles are worth the effort overcoming.
With just the width of a residential street in which to deliver the start of a £100M tunnelling project in Glasgow, logistics and planning proved to be critical.
Energy & Waste features
Reductions in feed-in tariffs for small-scale hydro projects have resulted in a rush to complete a large number of pre-accredited schemes in Scotland.