With a tsunami of work promised after the government pledged £15bn of road building, secondment firm Waterman Aspen says the recruitment market is about to get even more competitive. Ben Cronin reports
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.
As the General Election approaches, policy makers from across the political spectrum must seek to accelerate the process for devolution of transport powers in the next Parliament and “seize the opportunity to unlock the potential of our city regions”, according to the ICE.
Maintaining electricity generation during the rehabilitation of Germany’s Mittlere-Isar-Kanal (MIK) was key for contractor Hagn Umwelttechnik.
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.
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.