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Teignmouth slip 2

Water cannon brought in to clear threat to Great Western Main Line reopening

A water cannon is being used to deal with a land slip in Devon that could threaten the re-opening of the Great Western Main Line.

Flooding in Somerset

The Gallery: The true victims of flooding in Somerset

The prolonged and persistent rainfall in Somerset flooded up to 40 properties last month. With more than twice the average rainfall for the time of year, the Environment Agency said it was doing everything it could to pump water off the Somerset Levels as quickly as river and tide levels allow. Existing flood defences protected over 200m2 of land and 3,500 properties, including in the surrounding towns of Langport, Martock, Ilchester and Ham.

Oxford flooding

The Gallery: No respite for flood defenders as January storms bring further disruption

With heavy rain falling on already saturated ground, river levels have continued to rise in the last week. Hundreds of Environment Agency engineers have tackled a series of flood events, manning and repairing flood defences.

Aquatics Centre glass façade revealed

The Gallery: Post-Olympic Aquatics Centre images revealed

New images revealing the renovated London 2012 Aquatics Centre have been unveiled by the London Legacy Development Corporation. The removal of temporary seating structures and installation of 628 panes of glass and external doors has now been completed.

Tunnel gang finish up on Phyllis

The Gallery: Crossrail's first tunnelling machine completes its journey to Farringdon

Crossrail has completed the construction of the first of its new train tunnels under London with the arrival of tunnel boring machine (TBM) Phyllis at Farringdon in central London this week.

King's Cross Square opening

The Gallery: King's Cross prepares for big reveal

NCE visited King’s Cross this week ahead of the formal opening of the public square in front of the refurbished station, which began its big reveal last year in time for the Olympic Games.

London Thames Garden Bridge

Picture gallery: Urban conversion

A number of iconic “garden” bridges using urban conversion are being planned in the UK and US in the next few years.

Canary Wharf

Crossrail TBM reaches Canary Wharf

A Crossrail TBM has broken through into the Canary Wharf station box, a major milestone for the project.

Aquatic Centre stand removal

Crane removes Aquatics Centre stands

Balfour Beatty has removed the final temporary elements from the London 2012 Aquatics Centre.

Conservation Studios

British Museum reveals progress on £135M exhibitions centre

The British Museum has today revealed progress on its £135M World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre ahead of its opening in March next year.

Worcester Bridge debris clearance

The Gallery: Flood debris cleared from Worcester Bridge

WM Plant Hire supplied a long reach excavator and operator to clear over 500t of debris from the arches of a Worcester bridge spanning the River Severn

Graduate awards winners 2013

Picture gallery special: NCE Graduate Awards 2013

Presentation of the 2013 NCE Graduate Awards took place on Wednesday 4 December at the Institution of Civil Engineers. Relive the day in pictures here.

Elizabeth's arrival at Stepney marks the first stage of her 8.3km drive to Farringdon

The Gallery: Crossrail celebrates first Stepney Green tunnelling breakthrough

Construction of the first phase in the longest tunnel drive on Crossrail has been completed with the tunnel boring machine (TBM) breaking through into the Stepney Green box in east London.

The Hydro

The Gallery: Hydro venue opens in Glasgow

A new £125M venue opened in Glasgow yesterday. The SSE Hydro was built on the site of the former Queen’s Dock and will host major music, entertainment and sporting events.

Caterpillar equipment on Coldest Journey expedition

IMAGES: Bid to cross Antarctica in winter abandoned

The Coldest Journey expedition has abandoned its attempt to cross Antarctica in winter using Caterpillar tractors.

Liverpool Street Crossrail station June 13

IMAGES: Liverpool Street Crossrail station latest

Images have been released showing progress on Liverpool Street Crossrail station.

I5 Seattle bridge collapse

Exclusive: Pictures of US bridge collapse inspections underway

NCE has obtained exclusive images of the road bridge that collapsed near Seattle in the US state of Washington late last week.


World Trade Center spire installed

Steelworkers have completed installation of the One World Trade Center’s spire, bringing its height to 1,776ft (541m).

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