Mott MacDonald chief Keith Howells is on a mission to see his firm visibly taking the lead in the equality debate. Mark Hansford finds out more.
A new Next superstore car park in High Wycombe is the first large-scale use of a fresh approach to permeable surfacing.
Suttle Projects has developed a bespoke excavator to help with a tricky scour protection project in Staines. Ben Cronin reports.
Water & Environment features
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.
Energy & Waste features
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.
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.