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Business: How to square equality

Creating a more gender balanced workforce is a business imperative for consultant Hyder, championed by its UK managing director and the firm’s new women’s development programme.

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New Zealand innovation:  The timber structure of the  Merritt building in Christchurch

Structural timber: Technical growth pays off

Engineers are responding to advances in structural timber with some imaginative designs, as Dave Parker reports.

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Rail: Acton on track

A project to remodel tracks to the west of London has been underway for the last three years, in preparation for Crossrail trains to run on the existing rail network, as Jon Masters discovers.

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Olympic Park: Emissions were cut after targets were set early in the programme

Clients hold the key to CO2 cuts

Since reporting its findings last year, infrastructure sector businesses have been lining up in support of the Infrastructure Carbon Review, which said efforts to unblock barriers to CO2 reduction hinge on client leadership. Jon Masters reports.

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All of Skanska’s rigs are being converted to use biodegradeable hydraulic oil

Sustainable construction equipment: A greed for green

Skanska is determined to lead the world on sustainability issues, but how realistic is this in the equipment-heavy world of its piling business? Margo Cole reports.

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Andrew Wolstenholme

Crossrail: from civils to systems - CEO Andrew Wolstenholme on preparing for an operational railway


Tunnelling work is now nearly complete on Europe’s largest infrastructure project and to celebrate this NCE is poised to publish its fourth Crossrail major project report. Setting the scene, chief executive Andrew Wolstenholme reflects on the achievements so far and looks ahead to the work still to be done.

Rhead Group

NCE/ACE Consultants Awards winners: Rhead Group


The decision to step in and take over delivery of a massive emissions reduction project when the contractor went bust has not only proved successful for the client, but has changed Rhead Group’s business

East Side Access: Major project in New York

NCE/ACE Consultants Awards winners: Mott MacDonald


The choice of UK-owned Mott MacDonald as NCE/ACE Global Consultant of the Year could have proved controversial. But the facts of the matter are that Mott MacDonald is thriving as a truly global business.

Brighton Stabling Sidings

NCE/ACE Consultants Awards winners: BCS Design


From working for himself in his bedroom to running a £3M turnover company, BCS Design managing director Steve Osbaldeston has built a business with a growing reputation.

Horizon College Barnsley

NCE/ACE Consultants Awards winners: Atkins


A carefully managed growth strategy, focus on delivery and commitment to bringing young people into the industry have proved very successful for Atkins, says company’s chief executive officer, UK & Europe David Tonkin.

Kings Cross

NCE/ACE Consultants Awards winners: Peter Brett Associates


Peter Brett Associates had an incredible 2013, growing organically and by acquisition as part of a five year strategy. As a result it stood out as NCE/ACE Consultant of the Year (250 to 2,500 employees).  

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Structural Steelwork in action

8 November 2012

This supplement showcases the best uses of structural steel in building bridges and energy projects across the UK

Major Project reports

Blackfriars station at night

Delivering Thameslink: Major Project Report

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.

    Farringdon Crossrail

    Delivering Crossrail: Major project report

    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.

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