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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
The Coldest Journey expedition has abandoned its attempt to cross Antarctica in winter using Caterpillar tractors.
Images have been released showing progress on Liverpool Street Crossrail station.
NCE has obtained exclusive images of the road bridge that collapsed near Seattle in the US state of Washington late last week.
Steelworkers have completed installation of the One World Trade Center’s spire, bringing its height to 1,776ft (541m).
Kennecott Utah Copper has confirmed that a landslide at its Bingham Canyon Mine earlier this month has covered the mine’s main ore body and will need to be removed.
Work to build the first two of five planned metro lines in the Chinese city of Wuxi has reached a milestone with 16km of tunnels completed by a fleet of eight tunnel boring machines (TBMs) in just 20 months.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A number of iconic “garden” bridges using urban conversion are being planned in the UK and US in the next few years.
A Crossrail TBM has broken through into the Canary Wharf station box, a major milestone for the project.
Balfour Beatty has removed the final temporary elements from the London 2012 Aquatics Centre.
The British Museum has today revealed progress on its £135M World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre ahead of its opening in March next year.
Crossrail has excavated 9km of tunnel beneath London.