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Features, analysis and big name construction interviews from New Civil Engineer magazine

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Peter Brett Associates: 2020 vision

Peter Brett Associates has a five-year plan to grow its infrastructure-owner client base. Ben Cronin speaks to Keith Mitchell, chairman of the award-winning consultancy.

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Surfacing: ‘Warm mix’ is a wonder

The design of a Marshall Asphalt for greater durability and easier application during cold conditions is an important step forward for airport pavement development.

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Remediation: Owning the risks

Advanced project planning and an innovative remediation strategy are allowing for significant sustainability benefits and time savings on the Selly Oak RSD project in Birmingham.

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Water & Environment features

Davyhulme sewage treatment works

Pressure cooker

Davyhulme wastewater treatment works in Manchester has recently undergone massive changes. This has not only had a huge impact on the way sewage is dealt with in the North West, but it also fits into wider government plans to try and break the UK’s dependence on fossil fuels. Katherine Smale reports on another British Construction Industry Awards winner.

More water & environment news and features

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BIM: Leaving a Legacy

The Arcadis Group has developed a clear company-wide building information modelling strategy and has found a new application for the technology in nuclear decommissioning. Ben Cronin reports.

More energy & waste news and features

June dates for 2105 Plantworx

The second Plantworx construction equipment exhibition, hosted by the Construction Equipment Association, will take place from 2 to 4 June 2015 at its new home at Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome in Leicestershire.

More Plant news and features

Eve Walkden

Outdoorsy? Be a research hub project manager

1-Dec-2014

Eve Walkden, project manager at The Hive Building Research Park, discusses the highs and lows of her role.

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.

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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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