Issue : 19 April 2012
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Embracing machine control for growthSubscription
Nick Caulfield explains why he decided to invest in machine control for future growth.
No.11 Nicoll Highway collapseSubscription
The Nicoll Highway collapse in Singapore was possibly the greatest civil engineering disaster of the last decade.
Energy: Building the plasma cageSubscription
Provence in southern France is well known to us Brits as a warm, pleasant land. But part of it will soon get hotter - 10 times hotter than the sun in fact. Mark Hansford reports from Cadarache, where engineers are currently pushing more than a few boundaries in building the world’s largest experimental nuclear fusion reactor.
Allied Exploration and Geotechnics have been appointed by Transport Scotland to undertake ground investigations for the upgrade of the Inveramsey Bridge on the A96.
Site workers have begun drilling wells at Connaught Tunnel to draw down the water table ahead of works to deepen and widen the 130 year old tunnel in East London, Crossrail announced this week.
Mott MacDonald wins Indian road schemeSubscription
Mott MacDonald has been appointed design consultant by IVRCL Raipur-Bilaspur Tollways for the planned Raipur-Bilaspur national highway 200 in India.
The Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) has revealed the shortlist for its Engineering Excellence Awards.
Airport operator BAA yesterday announced it had agreed to sell Edinburgh airport to fund manager and infrastructure investor Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) for £807.2M.
Developing floating wind turbines is to be the initial focus of a new agreement between Britain and the United States, it will be announced this week.
The construction industry is on track to deliver cost savings demanded by government, according to the first annual report of Infrastructure UK’s three year cost review programme.