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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.

Business features

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

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.

Bill McElroy

Intelligent clients mean successful projects

20-Oct-2014 | By Bill McElroy

How often do you hear the phrase “we want to be an intelligent client”? At first glance it’s a vague-sounding notion. After all, I have yet to meet a client who aspired to be stupid.

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.

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