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Aecom boss uses feminism to stamp out ignorance

9-Sep-2014 | By Ruby Kitching

Aecom chief executive for Europe Steve Morriss has declared himself a feminist, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to support NCE’s engineering equality campaign.

Women taking up civil engineering degrees could be boosted dramatically, if universities relaxed the requirements they set at A Level.

Relax entry requirements to improve gender balance, says top university

1-Sep-2014 | By

The number of women taking up civil engineering degrees could be boosted dramatically, if universities relaxed the requirements they set at A Level.

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Growth area: Work on the rail network, like this substation project has boosted BCS’ performance

Business: Green light for growth

15-Oct-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

BCS Design has come on leaps and bounds since it opened for business 11 years ago. Managing director Steve Osbaldeston tells Greg Pitcher why winning an NCE/ACE Consultants award further bolsters his belief in the company’s future success.In association with

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What next for Scottish infrastructure investment?

23-Oct-2014 | By Mark Johnston

For those in the Scottih infrastructure sector, is the referendum decision good for business?

Vauxhall leads the way

Tackle detractors head on to build confidence in industry

20-Oct-2014 | By Miles Ashley

I simply don’t believe that the issues of equality can be solved by short term measures. If we want sustainable progress, and a better future, we have to get down to the very hard work at school level.

Minerals

Infrastructure in 2014: Material gains for the planet

The construction industry has been set some tough carbon reduction targets, but is the issue being over-simplified?

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Infrastructure in 2014: The multiplier effect of investment

The positive economic impact of infrastructure has long been recognised. While many agree that the Victorian period was a golden age for investment in infrastructure, the UK is now on the cusp of a similar era of growth and reinvention.

Construction injury rate falls

30-Oct-2014 | By

The rate of injury in the construction industry dropped slightly over the past year, according to new figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Laing O'Rourke Middle East business gets new boss

30-Oct-2014 | By

Laing O’Rourke has appointed Mark Andrews as managing director of its Middle East business, covering operations in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

Morgan Sindall veteran Graham Shennan axed

29-Oct-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Morgan Sindall managing director Graham Shennan has been made redundant after 12 years at the contractor.

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