The world of UK engineering is changing fast; and two significant events in the last week serve to highlight just how fast.
News analysis and opinion from the NCE team
There are few who don’t know of the trend for urbanisation – the gravitational pull of city dwelling – that means by 2030 an estimated 60% of the global population will be living in cities.
The expert view
Balanced teams lead to profitable firms.
In recent years there has been increased scrutiny on public spending and the way the government carries out its procurement and delivery on major projects. Quite rightly we have seen a greater focus from government to deliver ‘more for less’ to get the best possible value for the taxpayer.
How to turn thinker into innovator.
Shale gas opportunities are coming.
More than two-thirds of the world’s population already lives in cities, and this will continue to grow.
We need to invest to deliver more and better flood solutions if we are to seriously tackle climate change.
Autonomous vehicles have moved from the pages of the technical press to mainstream media in recent months; no longer being seen as fanciful or speculative, they are being seen more and more as inevitable.
Network Rail, in April, embarked on a new five-year plan with challenging targets to deliver a safer, higher performing and more efficient railway by 2019.
High Speed 2: Common sense needed