An investigation into the causes of the flyover collapse in Belo Horizonte last week should be completed by early August, the contractor has said.
A contractor working on the flyover that collapsed in the World Cup city of Belo Horizonte last night has expressed its deep regret over the incident.
A team of ICE student members from Nottingham Trent University has won the Engineering Without Borders (EWB) Challenge, beating off competition from 2,800 entrants.
The iconic Pont des Arts bridge in Paris has suffered sudden damage after a 2.4m section of the metal mesh on the footbridge collapsed on Sunday.
The Netherlands is investing heavily in long term flood prevention, but the UK is hampered by a lack of political will to pay for protection, Alexandra Wynne finds.
Airbus has captured these stunning images of the 12 stadiums that will be used for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil next month.
Consultant Mott MacDonald has been appointed to carry out design work for the NZ$2.86bn (£1.45bn) upgrade of Auckland’s City Rail Link.
Cantilever formwork travellers have speeded up construction of two dramatic bridges on Europe’s new high speed road network.
In a vast excavation site at Ho Man Tin a major new interchange between two of MTR’s newest subway lines is taking shape.
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.
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.
More than two-thirds of the world’s population already lives in cities, and this will continue to grow.
All eyes are on Brazil this month, but it’s Qatar’s migrant labour workforce we should be looking at
In readiness for the next World Cup in Qatar in 2022, construction is well underway. Qatar depends on migrant labour from poor countries for its construction workforce and many reports have documented instances of abuse. Most blame the kafala (sponsorship system) and several call for it to be abolished.