Companies which signed up to Women into Science Engineering’s 10 point plan for addressing gender imbalance have been explaining their approaches to the challenges.
Every aspect of Scottish Water’s new headquarters is designed to minimise its impact on the environment and bring together its employees. In the latest of NCE’s series on British Construction Industry Award winners, Katherine Smale finds out more.
Extensive use of pre-cast arches, recycling of aggregates and clever re-purposing of Victorian structural elements are key features of the £45M Bermondsey dive under project.
Mabey Hire has conducted extensive research of its client base to be able to provide them with the BIM content they need to deliver their projects. NCE reports
Energy & Waste features
Can buildings ever generate more energy than they consume? Dave Parker went to South Wales to find out.
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.
Eve Walkden, project manager at The Hive Building Research Park, discusses the highs and lows of her role.
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.
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.
If you are interested in design, solving problems and working with technology then the rail industry could be for you - says Atkins’ Andre Blackwood
Nottingham City Council’s flood mitigation manager Fay Bull talks about adrenaline, helping the public and discussing dredging over cocktails.
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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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.