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Bouygues/Vinci Chernobyl landmark

Vinci/Bouygues mark Chernobyl milestone

26-Nov-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

A Vinci/Bouygues team has completed a two-year project to jack a critical structure into place at the notorious Chernobyl nuclear plant.

Victoria Square, Woking

Woking to get trio of towers

26-Nov-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Three towers with a combined 85-storeys are to be built in Woking town centre.

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London Garden Bridge

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.

Hive

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.

Improving infrastructure round table

Round Table: 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.

Anglian Water rail link

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.

The Future Engineer

Fay Bull

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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London Garden Bridge

Engineers challenge Garden Bridge costs

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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We must grasp technology opportunities

A new web app was launched last week by pollsters YouGov. It allows users to view target audience profiles of companies.

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NCE Interactive

Twitter debate

TWITTER DEBATE | How civil engineers are innovating to improve safety

24-Nov-2014

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

30-Jan-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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