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Expert opinion from the industry's biggest names and your views from NCE's Letters page.

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Comment | Infrastructure projects depend on clarity

23-Nov-2015 | Updated: 24-Nov-2015 | By

Three interesting surveys and reports out this week; just days ahead of Spending Review 2015 when we will find out the extent of cuts to key infrastructure budgets such as transport and flood defence.

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Bob Paterson

Viewpoint: Continuing improvement

16-Nov-2015 | By Bob Paterson

Health and safety continues to challenge.

Tony Gould

Viewpoint: Education and experience

16-Nov-2015 | By Tony Gould

Improving the graduate crop.

Janet Miller

Viewpoint: Breaking out of our city silos.

16-Nov-2015 | By Janet Miller

Earlier this month I finished reading The Silo Effect by the Financial Times journalist, Gillian Tett. It champions bringing together the “hard” aspects of the business world and the “soft” topic of human behaviour. This got me thinking about how silos operate not only in business but also our cities.

Derek Daly

Gearing up for growth

4-Nov-2015 | By Derek Daly

Having good processes enables companies to respond to change.

BIM project

Letters: BIM should not excuse lack of coordination


BIM: Sharing absolutely everything comes with a responsibility to communicate and manage

Temporary works: The value of getting the design work done early

19-Oct-2015 | By Richard Thiemann

Early temporary works planning is vital.

John Armitt

Building policies

12-Oct-2015 | By John Armitt

Infrastructure revolution needs consensus.

Sally Sudworth

Plagiarism: Facing the truth

5-Oct-2015 | By Sally Sudworth

How to avoid committing plagiarism.

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Nathan Baker, ICE

Comment | Keeping up with the times

28-Sep-2015 | By Nathan Baker

Skills transformation to transform industry.

Adrian Coy

Comment | Taking equality seriously

25-Sep-2015 | By Adrian Coy

Diversity is an essential part of the civil engineering workforce.

Engineering value

21-Sep-2015 | By Janet Miller

Strategic thinking can deliver more for less.

Molly McKenzie

Engineers: Inspiring ourselves and others

21-Sep-2015 | By Molly McKenzie

We need to get more involved with society.

Drawn To The Future exhibition

Comment | Your chance to be part of the future

11-Aug-2015 | By

The silly season is upon us as the summer months see regular policy announcements slow down and more obscure stories dominate headlines in all the media.

Broader and deeper

27-Jul-2015 | By Adrian Coy

Widening membership and knowledge.

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Sara Thiam

Getting the balance right

22-Jun-2015 | By Sara Thiam

Getting gender equality requires a sustained effort on many fronts.

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