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Princess Anne appeals to UK's engineers to aid disaster relief

26-Mar-2014 | By

Princess Anne has called on engineers with specialist skills to step up and assist efforts to mitigate the impact of natural and manmade disasters.

Cost cutter

Structures & formwork: Balkan balancing act

5-Mar-2014 | By NCE Editorial

Cantilever formwork travellers have speeded up construction of two dramatic bridges on Europe’s new high speed road network.

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Billion dollar Panama Canal locks stand off resolved

3-Mar-2014 | By CJ Schexnayder

Panama Canal locks contractor and client agree new funding arrangement.

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Dispute-hit Panama Canal expansion work resumes

21-Feb-2014 | By CJ Schexnayder

Contractor agrees to restart lock work after client agrees interim payment.

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Packaging foam to soundproof metro

13-Feb-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Packaging foam is to be used to help build an underground rail project in Finland.

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Fifa forces Qatar to beef up construction workers’ rights

12-Feb-2014 | By

Organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have published workers’ welfare standards, which will be incorporated into all of its construction contracts.

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Panama Canal expansion contractor downs tools

6-Feb-2014 | By CJ Schexnayder

Work on the US$5.2bn (£3.1bn) Panama canal expansion came to a halt yesterday after negotiations between the canal authority and the contractor over cost overruns broke down.

Features

Cost cutter

Structures & formwork: Balkan balancing act

5-Mar-2014 | By NCE Editorial

Cantilever formwork travellers have speeded up construction of two dramatic bridges on Europe’s new high speed road network.

Kwun Tong Line Extension cable tunnel

Caverns and congestion: Kwun Tong Line Extension

16 January 2014 | By

In a vast excavation site at Ho Man Tin a major new interchange between two of MTR’s newest subway lines is taking shape.

South Island Line (East) site

Driving to the south of the island: South Island Line (East)

16 January 2014 | By

Tunnelling and underground work are now the main focus of civil engineering work on MTR’s 7km long South Island Line (East) project, which will link Hong Kong Island’s busy business district in Admiralty with the Southern District, terminating at South Horizons on Ap Lei Chau.

Port of Antwerp

Port of Antwerp: Digging deep for Antwerp’s ships

29-Oct-2013 | By

Construction of the Deurganckdoksluis, a massive lock in the Port of Antwerp, is civil engineering on a grand scale. It is impossible to stand beside the lock’s massive, 28m tall concrete walls without being blown away by the scale of it.

Opinion

Tom Smith

Is going global a vanity thing?

30 January 2014 | By Tom Smith

We hear the word global in everything we do these days, particularly in our industry. How do we win global projects? How do we seamlessly service our global clients? How do we increase the mobility of our global experts? How do we share information with our global colleagues?

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