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Extraordinary bridge engineering of the likes never seen before is verging on becoming a reality in the Nordic fjords, with the world’s first submerged floating bridge one of three radical solutions being worked on right now by Norwegian engineers.
Digital culture change | Amar Hanspal interviewSubscription
A digital revolution that’s as much about culture and behaviour as it is about the technology – that is the overarching need that emerges during New Civil Engineer’s conversation with software giant Autodesk’s senior vice president for products Amar Hanspal.
2012 Aquatics Centre architect Zaha Hadid diesSubscription
World-renowned architect Dame Zaha Hadid, known for iconic structures including the London 2012 Aquatics Centre, has died at the age of 65.
High speed team names design partnerSubscription
Consultants WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff and Ramboll have joined the LFM joint venture comprising contractors Laing O’Rourke, FCC Construction and Murphy, as joint design partner.
Under construction flyover collapses in KolkataSubscription
A flyover under construction has collapsed in the Indian city Kolkata, causing fatalities and leaving many more trapped by debris.
Laing appoints infrastructure bossSubscription
Contractor Laing O’Rourke has appointed Kier’s John Wilkinson as its new UK Infrastructure managing director.
Water and infrastructure consultant MWH Global is to be sold to Canadian consultant Stantec in a $793M (£552M) cash deal, it has been revealed today.
Tube projects boss Waboso heads to Network RailSubscription
London Underground capital programmes director David Waboso is to leave the organisation to head up Network Rail’s digital railway directorate.
Easter engineering works battle Storm KatieVideoSubscription
Site workers completed 450 rail engineering projects while Storm Katie caused damage and disruption to the network over the Easter weekend.
East West rail route selectedSubscription
A corridor running between Bedford, Sandy and Cambridge has been selected as the preferred option for the central section of East West Rail.