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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced a £214M investment in Britain’s cycling infrastructure.
News In Depth
Engineers have questioned the cost of building the £175M Thames Garden Bridge, which is due before planners at Westminster Council in early December.
Imported Dutch precast concrete structural interlocking blocks containing high lead content recycled glass aggregate could be reclassified as hazardous waste, NCE has learned.
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.
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.
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.
The Future Engineer
Nottingham City Council’s flood mitigation manager Fay Bull talks about adrenaline, helping the public and discussing dredging over cocktails.
This week's top story
A new web app was launched last week by pollsters YouGov. It allows users to view target audience profiles of companies.
Watch NCE’s webinar about how the industry can embrace cradle-to-cradle thinking
A Twitter debate hosted by NCE and RMD Kwikform has highlighted the challenges in improving site safety – and the new initiatives being introduced.
Special report: Infrastructure in 2014
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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