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.
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.
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
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.
Water & Environment features
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.
Energy & Waste features
New computer software has emerged in the market that is able to visually represent the diffusion of energy into the surrounding environment.
JCB’s latest machines indicate where it is focusing its innovation, as Margo Cole reports.
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.
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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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.