Report from the ETI looks at role hydrogen storage could play in future UK energy provision.
From next month, visitors to a new man-made Ice Cave will be able to explore 30m below the Langjökull glacier in Iceland.
The company will support a multi-billion pound project to build a geological disposal facility.
NCE has been to see the project to upgrade and increase capacity at London’s Bond Street station.
NCE’s Tunnelling & Underground Space Awards are back and 2015’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever.
A partnership involving environmental engineering consultant JBA is to develop software that helps determine risk to marine works.
Mabey Hire has conducted extensive research of its client base to be able to provide them with the BIM content they need to deliver their projects. NCE reports
Advanced project planning and an innovative remediation strategy are allowing for significant sustainability benefits and time savings on the Selly Oak RSD project in Birmingham.
Construction of a hi-tech rail hub for the next generation of trains is taking shape near Bristol but dealing with historical site issues has called for some complex deep excavations. NCE reports
Suttle Projects has developed a bespoke excavator to help with a tricky scour protection project in Staines. Ben Cronin reports.
Poor quality ground and nearby infrastructure have led to some innovative engineering work for London’s Victoria Underground station upgrade. Ben Cronin reports.
It is a year of total focus on the details for the project team responsible for delivering London Underground’s next fiendishly complex major scheme - the £625M Bank Station Capacity Upgrade. That total focus is being aided by a step-change in team working.
Sustainability was not a high priority for contractors during the recession – winning the next project and keeping their businesses afloat was what mattered most. But with the economy growing again, ignoring sustainability will mean missing out on major contracts.
The Federation of Piling Specialists, as its name suggests, represents foundation contractors – those directly involved in piling and geotechnical works on construction sites – it not only promotes best practice, but also ensures that through regular audits its members operate to the highest level of professionalism and quality.
Infrastructure in 2014
Geotechnical failures present big risks to people, infrastructure and budgets, so managing assets to mitigate against the need for emergency action should be the preferred option, but it is one few clients are opting for.