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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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Women engineers

Female training schemes win government cash


Two initiatives to train women in engineering skills have won government funding.


Thames Tideway Tunnel roles set aside for career break returners


Six roles on the £4bn project to build a super sewer in London will be offered to people returning from a career break, the project promoter revealed today.

NCE is exploring attitudes to LGBT in construction

Is our industry homophobic? Take our survey and help us find out


Built environment companies do less to promote sexual diversity and tackle homophobia than banking and the armed forces, a leading gay rights campaign group has revealed.


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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