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Dawlish rail washout

Video: Network Rail work day and night to reinstate storm damaged mainline at Dawlish

5-Mar-2014 | By Michaila Hancock

Network Rail has said the storm-hit Dawlish railway line could re-open on 4 April, well ahead of schedule.

Dawlish repairs

Network Rail could complete Dawlish repair early

27-Feb-2014 | By

Network Rail is to review whether it can bring forward the date for reopening the storm-damaged line at Dawlish next week.

off shore wind farm

Two major wind farm projects scaled back

24-Feb-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

London Array expansion scrapped and Dogger Bank scheme scaled back.

panama locks

Dispute-hit Panama Canal expansion work resumes

21-Feb-2014 | By CJ Schexnayder

Contractor agrees to restart lock work after client agrees interim payment.

heathrow aircraft

South East needs four runway airport, says report

20-Feb-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Britain will be unable to cope with air traffic volumes in the second half of this century unless it has an airport with four runways, says a report published this week

The big picture

Worcester Bridge debris clearance

The Gallery: Flood debris cleared from Worcester Bridge

WM Plant Hire supplied a long reach excavator and operator to clear over 500t of debris from the arches of a Worcester bridge spanning the River Severn

Opinion

Kevin Frewin

Making sense of the crucial differences between the CE Mark and BSI Kitemark

3-Apr-2014 | By Kevin Frewin

Tackling the confusion surrounding the regulations.

Dick Tappin

Don't panic: The Thames Barrier is good until 2070 and beyond

21-Mar-2014 | Updated: 28-Mar-2014 | By Dick Tappin

I am confident that the Thames Barrier will continue to protect London from tidal surges until 2070 and beyond.

Structures features

Forth Replacement Crossing

Technology: Sensors and sensor ability

18-Mar-2014 | By NCE Editorial

A monitoring system for the new Queensferry Bridge checks 1,000 sensors to keep track of the structure’s health.

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