The winners of the 2013 NCE International Tunnelling Awards were announced last week to the largest ever audience at the prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel in London. NCE reports
Last month NCE joined forces with sister title the Architect’s Journal to co-host a live webinar analysing the industry’s progress towards the government-mandated Level 2 adoption of BIM. The view was there is still a long way to go.
On the Orkney Islands contractor Bam Nuttall is building a new dockside for the burgeoning renewable energy industry. Paul Thompson reports.
Contractor Carillion is gearing up to handle work under the Highways Agency’s latest framework which covers professional services and projects worth a total of £5bn
Doing 70 site investigations in six weeks sounds like a tall order, but that is what consultant SLR delivered for petrol station operator Rontec.
Water & Environment features
NCE’s flood management conference in December will tackle the growing effects of climate change induced flooding on flood defence spending.
Energy & Waste features
A new formwork system is getting its first outing at a hydroelectric scheme in Norway.
An unassuming apartment block in a Geneva suburb is actually a significant landmark for a UK construction equipment company, as Margo Cole reports.
As chief executive of global positioning technology giant Topcon Positioning Group, Ray O’Connor is a man who lives and breathes innovation. He tells Mark Hansford where he sees the global construction industry heading and offers insight on where the UK sits on the innovation scale.
Tool and product manufacturer Hilti has ridden out the global recession thanks in large part to a tireless commitment to innovation and finding added value. UK boss Gareth Lewis explains the benefit of giving customers what they want.
Once Strategic Rail Authority boss, more recently Etihad Rail boss, and now EC Harris senior advisor, Richard Bowker has heard all the arguments for and against spending on infrastructure. Two weeks ahead of the next spending review, Mark Hansford finds out where he sees the state of play.
Few companies can report continued growth during the recent years of recession, but Bam Ritchies has managed to maintain and build on its position in the last five years. Claire Symes talks to Ian Dalgleish about how the company has bucked the trend.
Consultant Hyder started the year with an acquisirion to grow its capability in energy - just one sector for which chief executive Ivor Catto has high hopes for growth in 2013. Antony Oliver reports.
Software company Autodesk has a grand vision for Building Information Modelling. Its chief executive officer Carl Bass tells Mark Hansford how cloud computing and a different approach to marketing its products will change the way contractors do business.
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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.