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Crossrail 2 given £27bn price tag

27-Nov-2014 | By

The total cost of Crossrail 2 could be more than £27bn, according to a new report into financing the project.

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£214M investment in cycling infrastructure

27-Nov-2014 | By

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced a £214M investment in Britain’s cycling infrastructure.

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Engineers challenge Garden Bridge costs

24-Nov-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Engineers have questioned the cost of building the £175M Thames Garden Bridge, which is due before planners at Westminster Council in early December.

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Fears emerge that imported Dutch precast concrete blocks could be hazardous waste

20-Nov-2014 | By

Imported Dutch precast concrete structural interlocking blocks containing high lead content recycled glass aggregate could be reclassified as hazardous waste, NCE has learned.


Research centre aims to give birth to infrastructure-boosting innovations in building materials

17-Nov-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Innovative noise-reducing windows that could give a major boost to the siting of major transport links are just one set of experiments lined up for an ambitious facility taking shape in the Wiltshire countryside.

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Delivery men: Improving infrastructure delivery

26-Nov-2014 | By

Improving project delivery is the remit of the newly named Infrastructure Client Group. Can it succeed? And what help does it need? Mark Hansford reviews NCE’s first Improving Infrastructure Delivery in Practice round table discussion.

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Water: Connecting lines

26-Nov-2014 | By NCE Editorial

A campaign to reopen the rail line between Wisbech and March is firmly on track after leaders from Anglian Water and some of the region’s biggest businesses joined forces.

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Public facing? Be a flood defence expert

9-Nov-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Nottingham City Council’s flood mitigation manager Fay Bull talks about adrenaline, helping the public and discussing dredging over cocktails.

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Crossrail 2 given £27bn price tag

The total cost of Crossrail 2 could be more than £27bn, according to a new report into financing the project.


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Webinar | Collaborative approach key to implementing circular economy say experts


Watch NCE’s webinar about how the industry can embrace cradle-to-cradle thinking

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TWITTER DEBATE | How civil engineers are innovating to improve safety


A Twitter debate hosted by NCE and RMD Kwikform has highlighted the challenges in improving site safety – and the new initiatives being introduced.

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Special report: Infrastructure in 2014

Power stations: Industry is gearing up to build more capacity

Infrastructure in 2014: Powering up for a new age


Electricity market reform, as detailed in the government’s Energy Bill, is expected to take hold by next summer, putting an end to uncertainty and delays to nuclear and renewable power new-build projects.

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