News from Alexandra Wynne
Infrastructure output fell by 2.5% in February, according to official statistics.
A major new discovery suggests there could be millions of barrels of oil reserves near Gatwick airport in the South of England.
Chinese firms are poised to make a dramatic move on European construction markets - and UK engineering firms must act now to stay relevant, a prominent ICE past president and senior engineering figure has warned.
The efficiency programme at Network Rail is beginning to yield results but the work is also highlighting what is left to be done.
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.
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.
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.