Issue : 25 October 2012
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In March 2013 The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair will welcome over 65,000 students, teachers and families to ExCeL London. It now needs volunteers to make it the best yet.
Six shortlisted for NCE Graduate of the YearSubscription
Six young civil engineers will next week each attempt to convince a panel 17 top construction company directors that they should be chosen as NCE’s 2012 Graduate of the Year.
CIWEM comes out against fracking for shale gas Subscription
The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) has broken rank with the ICE and warned against fracking for shale gas.
Thousands of workers at New York’s Mass Transit Authority have begun to fan out through the system to inspect and begin repair of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Transport for London (TfL) has launched the second phase of a public consultation on a proposed package of new river crossings between east and south east London.
Four bidders have been shortlisted for the next phase of the UK’s £1bn carbon capture and storage (CCS) competition.
Hitachi is buying Horizon Nuclear Power from RWE and Eon paving the way for construction of nine new nuclear power plants in the UK. The transaction is expected to be complete at the end of November.
Environmental protestors have disrupted operations at West Burton power station in a stand against government plans to build up to 20 new gas-fired power stations.
Anti-roads lobby unites to block roads revivalSubscription
Anti-roads campaigners and green groups have joined forces with former transport minister Stephen Norris to attempt to quash any revival of UK road building.
A new Treasury-backed forum that is intended to speed up implementation of the National Infrastructure Plan (NIP) and get projects moving has met for the first time.