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Steve Farmer

Business: Mabey Hire interview

Mabey Hire’s acting CEO Steve Farmer is predicting big growth for the firm in the next five years, with hire sales forecast to shoot up by 50% on the back of strong service support. He tells Jon Masters how innovative equipment and data gathering technology is helping the company stand out in the market.

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Leicester Centre for Medicine

Structures: Smart and cool

The new Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester will be more than six times as energy efficient as its predecessor. Dave Parker reports.

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Middle East Rail: Desert dreams?

The ambitious Gulf Co-operation Council railway scheme will run for 2,200km across the Middle East and is initially priced at £175bn, but procurement and securing an overall delivery body remain concerns. NCE reports

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Roger Bridge

Interview: Roger Bridge

The new chair of the British Tunnelling Society, Roger Bridge, talks to NCE about the challenges and opportunities facing the sector, and why the UK’s tunnelling fraternity leads the world.

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Water & Environment features

Anglian Water rail link

Water: Connecting lines

A campaign to reopen the rail line between Wisbech and March is firmly on track after leaders from Anglian Water and some of the region’s biggest businesses joined forces.

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CDEGS software

Energy software: Down to earth

New computer software has emerged in the market that is able to visually represent the diffusion of energy into the surrounding environment.

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Brad Watt

Structures special? Kick off as a structural technician

9-Nov-2014

Brad Watt was eager to kick start a career in structures so instead of going through the university route after A levels, he sought a career as a structural technician.

Regina Tumblepot

The future of tunnelling? Be an apprentice on Crossrail

9-Nov-2014

Morgan Sindall’s Regina Tumblepot knows her job matters - friends have told her that Crossrail will halve the time it takes them to get to work. That’s what makes civil engineering so rewarding.

Andre Blackwood

Tech savvy? Become a telecomms engineer

9-Nov-2014

If you are interested in design, solving problems and working with technology then the rail industry could be for you - says Atkins’ Andre Blackwood

Fay Bull

Public facing? Be a flood defence expert

9-Nov-2014

Nottingham City Council’s flood mitigation manager Fay Bull talks about adrenaline, helping the public and discussing dredging over cocktails.

Ruth Webster

Passion for innovation? Get out on site as a contracts manager

8-Oct-2014

Having started out in life as a teacher, Bachy Soletanche contracts engineer Ruth Webster is now eight years in to a career in construction. She sees no barriers to anyone – male or female – getting stuck in to a hugely rewarding engineering career.

Scott Aitken, Black & Veatch

New Black & Veatch chief eyes data role for firm

11-Aug-2014

Black & Veatch’s new European water chief believes the firm’s blend of engineers, scientists and IT specialists can win over a new era of clients.

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Structural Steelwork in action

8 November 2012

This supplement showcases the best uses of structural steel in building bridges and energy projects across the UK

Major Project reports

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Delivering Thameslink: Major Project Report

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.

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    Delivering Crossrail: Major project report

    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.

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