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Tilting lock

Dutch engineers unveil tilting lock idea

12-Sep-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Dutch engineers have unveiled a radical idea for a tilting lock to allow tall sailing boats to pass under bridges without them having to lift.

Spartak Moscow stadium

Spartak Moscow’s 2018 World Cup stadium completed

11-Sep-2014 | By

The Otkritie Arena, the new home to FC Spartak Moscow and a venue for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, has been completed.

Middlesbrough swing bridge

Middlesbrough Council approves £4.5M swing bridge

11-Sep-2014 | By

Middlesbrough Council has approved plans for a £4.5M swing bridge across the River Tees.


Carillion wins key Midlands bridge contract

9-Sep-2014 | By

Carillion has been awarded an important bridge job on the A45 in the West Midlands.

QPR stadium

QPR begins new stadium consultation

4-Sep-2014 | By

Queens Park Rangers Football Club has begun a public consultation for its proposed 40,000-seat stadium.

Lifted in: The composite deck was manufactured off site

Composite structures slowly gain ground

3-Sep-2014 | By Will Mann

Last week, a fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) bridge was installed over the River Frome at Frampton Cotterell near Bristol.

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Canary Wharf Crossrail station

Canary Wharf Crossrail station landmark

Canary Wharf’s Crossrail station has taken shape with completion of the external structure.

Structures features

Opladen bridge

Bridges: Winning design

5-Aug-2014 | By Max Thompson

A collaboration between British and German designers has resulted in the construction of two iconic footbridges over busy rail lines, as Max Thompson reports.


Alex Goodfellow

Can offsite construction fill the affordable housing gap?

21-Aug-2014 | By Alex Goodfellow

We need more houses in the UK, especially affordable homes. One estimate of the gap between what we have and what we need is as high as 290,000 new homes. That’s a considerable challenge.

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