Evidence shows that flexible working can have significant business benefits, as well as improving employees’ work-life balance. An NCE special report in association with Hyder Consulting
BCS Design has come on leaps and bounds since it opened for business 11 years ago. Managing director Steve Osbaldeston tells Greg Pitcher why winning an NCE/ACE Consultants award further bolsters his belief in the company’s future success.In association with
An extraordinary transformation is under way at Birmingham New Street station - with some imaginative engineering solutions to match, as Margo Cole reports.
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
Tunnels have been at the heart of economic growth for over 150 years, and their long-term benefits should be taken into account when planning major infrastructure projects, argues Richard Coakley.
Water & Environment features
An innovative temporary solution installed during refurbishment of a wastewater treatment works could indicate the shape of things to come during the next funding period. Report by Margo Cole.
Energy & Waste features
Consultants working in the energy sector are forming a picture of the skills they need for a rapidly growing market.
JCB’s latest machines indicate where it is focusing its innovation, as Margo Cole reports.
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.
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.
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.
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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.