News from Alexandra Wynne
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has retained his position in prime minister David Cameron’s new Cabinet, having held the post since September 2012.
Interserve has been named as the first main contractor to be certified as Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 compliant.
Nepal has suffered a major magnitude 7.4 earthquake just two weeks after the devastating magnitude 7.8 quake hit the west of the country.
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.