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Engineering Equality

NCE is addressing gender imbalance in the civil engineering and construction industry and championing the role feminism has to play. Read more here and get in touch via twitter and LinkedIn.

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Ceca chief executive Alasdair Reisner

Female quotas: Firms warn against 'box ticking exercise'


Civils firms have warned that female worker quotas could lead to a dismissive attitude to diversity.


Female quotas: Call for government involvement


The government should get involved with the creation of quotas for women working in engineering, a leading figure has urged.

Naomi Climer

Call for female engineer quotas


An leading engineer has urged employers to consider introducing quotas to increase the number of female engineers.

Infrastructure 21

Contracting: Our survey says


A survey of the supply chain has been instrumental in identifying the behaviours that it will need to deliver unprecedented levels of work in the sector. Here is a progress report on the Infrastructure 21 programme.

Stonewall at London Pride

Attitudes in construction: NCE survey lifts the lid on homophobia in the workplace


The results of an NCE survey into attitudes towards lesbian, gay and bisexual engineers show that homophobia and discrimination continue to be problems for the sector. Rakesh Ramchurn takes an in-depth look at the findings of the Attitudes in Construction survey.


Mark Hansford

Feminism is important because it is fair and right

Taking positives from defeat was the sporting theme of last weekend. First England’s rugby team took positives from running the seemingly unbeatable All Blacks close in New Zealand. Then Roy Hodgson’s youthful England took positives from giving experienced Italy a good run for their money in their opening World Cup game in Brazil.

Mark Hansford

We must work harder to stamp out casual sexism

Massively apathetic is how I would describe the response to my Comment of 20 March, exhorting action to tackle the scandalous lack of women in our profession.

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