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Fehmarnbelt crossing: Opportunity to pool Flint & Neil’s expertise with that of Donaldson

Consulting giant Cowi pools new tunnel and bridge specialists

4-Nov-2014 | By

Danish consulting giant Cowi is to seek synergies between the bridge design skills of recent acquisition Flint & Neill and its latest purchase, tunnelling specialist Donaldson Associates.

Building bridges: Engineers are reaching out to schoolchildren

Industry campaigns to end skill shortages

4-Nov-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Senior science and engineering figures are this autumn ramping up efforts to close the skills gap and ensure more young women enter engineering.

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Careers: Turning a corner

17-Dec-2014 | By Ben Cronin

With a tsunami of work promised after the government pledged £15bn of road building, secondment firm Waterman Aspen says the recruitment market is about to get even more competitive. Ben Cronin reports

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Private sector skills for public sector projects

25-Nov-2014 | By John Pelton

August saw the launch of the Project Leadership Programme (PLP) by Cabinet Office Minister, Francis Maude. Aimed at improving the skills and capability of civil servants who work on government projects, it serves an unique purpose in upskilling the civil service in project management skills. Essential? Yes.

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We're engineers - of course we can sell our trade to young people

16-Nov-2014 | By John Patch

There have been many suggestions in NCE that we should be getting the “Opportunities in Construction” message across the school children at pre-subject choice stage.


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.

Ramboll CEO announces Environ acquisition

Ramboll UK environment team doubles with acquisition of US environmental consultant Environ

17-Dec-2014 | By

Danish consultancy giant Ramboll’s UK environment operation is set to to more than double to 380 following the firm’s acquisition today of US-based environmental consultant Environ.

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Lafarge-Holcim merger gets Brussels boost

16-Dec-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

The European Commission has approved plans for a merger between Lafarge and Holcim.


Morgan Sindall to restart fire-damaged Nottingham laboratory

16-Dec-2014 | By

Morgan Sindall will restart working on the University of Nottingham laboratory building which was destroyed by fire in the new year.

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