Drilling a customer focused mindset into engineers at Highways England and its suppliers is the top and toughest task for new boss Jim O’Sullivan. He talks in depth to Mark Hansford on the challenges ahead.
Recruiters of temporary and permanent staff think there are plenty of employment opportunities in the rail sector, in spite of Network Rail’s travails. Ben Cronin reports.
Last year Concrete Canvas was listed as the second fastest growing manufacturing company in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100. With development into new products and ranges it’s an exciting time at the company.
Geotechnics work on Crossrail may be drawing to a close but prospects for the industry look good across almost every sector.
Water & Environment features
How can the water sector attract top recruits when it is pitted against more glamorous parts of the engineering profession? Ben Cronin speaks to MWH Global and Atkins about the sector’s human resources challenge.
Workloads may be increasing in the geotechnical sector but this is leading to concerns about a skills shortage in the industry.
Energy & Waste features
New energy-from-waste power stations are keeping millions of tonnes of rubbish out of landfill sites and bringing real benefits to communities. But one of the big operators argues that more needs to be done at a regulatory level to encourage the industry.