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Dredging on the Levels

Catchment management focus needed in Somerset Levels, says environment boss

14-Apr-2014

Dredging will not stop flooding on the Somerset Levels and a more comprehensive plan to manage land higher up the catchment would be more effective, Environment Agency chairman Lord Smith said last week.

Peter Hansford

Fair payment charter could spell end of project bank accounts

14-Apr-2014

The launch of a new fair payment charter that would see suppliers paid within 30 days could spell the end for project bank accounts, the government’s construction tsar has said.

Lord Smith

Poor areas must be given better flood protection

14-Apr-2014

Concerted effort is needed to ensure that protection is provided to those least able to afford to insure against floods, the boss of the Environment Agency has warned.

Alexandra Wynne

Network Rail embraces its suppliers

22-Aug-2012

The efficiency programme at Network Rail is beginning to yield results but the work is also highlighting what is left to be done.

Alexandra Wynne

High Speed 2 uncertainties resurrect Heathrow third runway

21-Jun-2012

With political conviction for High Speed 2 (HS2) faltering behind the scenes at Westminster there is a rise in favour of resurrecting plans for a third runway at Heathrow airport.

Alexandra Wynne

40th anniversary special: A world of possibilities?

1-Jun-2012

Tunnels under the Atlantic, High Speed 5 and Apple in charge of the world – all of which are possibilities for the next 40 years as far as civil engineers are concerned.

Alexandra Wynne

The yawning gap that lies between form and function

23-May-2012

We’re used to the age old friction between architects and engineers, but in these unrelenting economic doldrums the clash of ideals between what is iconic and what is affordable or appropriate is heightening.

Alexandra Wynne











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