Coventry City Council this week decided to scale back plans for a £19M upgrade of the Nuneaton to Coventry rail line, blaming overheating in the signalling market.
Grontmij’s UK operation will avoid cuts in a restructuring operation announced by its parent company this week.
Organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have published workers’ welfare standards, which will be incorporated into all of its construction contracts.
Construction will need more than 5,500 new civil engineers between now and 2018, according to research published this week.
Civil engineers have been largely shunned in a list of the most influential people working in a range of sectors.
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With a looming skills crisis and an almost complete lack of public awareness of what civil engineers do, is the industry in dire straits? Max Thompson examines what can be done to tackle our dismal public profile.
After announcing itself in the highway maintenance market last year, Skanska is looking for new recruits who want a challenge.
UK government clients are frequently attacked for stifling innovation with conservative approaches to procurement. Can the Royal Academy of Engineering, with the help of the UK’s most recognisable and recognised engineer Sir John Armitt, change that?
As a specialist in flood risk at Peter Brett Associates, rather than a representative of the Environment Agency, I am often called upon by the BBC and Sky News to give my independent view on technical and planning issues in times of flood.
Engineering in the UK is not only facing a skills gap, but also a gender gap, with women making up less than 10% of the engineering workforce - the lowest percentage in Europe.
Infrastructure in 2014
The construction industry has been set some tough carbon reduction targets, but is the issue being over-simplified?
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.