The idea of a National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) isn’t a new one. It was first called for in a report commissioned by the Labour party in 2012 but only now has it finally came into fruition with an announcement by chancellor George Osborne about its formation.
At a recent NCE round table, the supply chain and some major rail clients came together to discuss efficiency. Ben Cronin reports.
A dramatic new art installation on London’s Greenwich peninsula posed some unique challenges for the structural engineers. Dave Parker reports.
Geotechnics work on Crossrail may be drawing to a close but prospects for the industry look good across almost every sector.
Water & Environment features
How can the water sector attract top recruits when it is pitted against more glamorous parts of the engineering profession? Ben Cronin speaks to MWH Global and Atkins about the sector’s human resources challenge.
JCB’s road legal piling machine combines state of the art excavator technology with a powerful rotary drill head.
Energy & Waste features
A joint venture made up of a British construction firm and its French partner is winning plaudits from clients in the energy from waste (EfW) sector. Produced in association with Lagan Construction Group.