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On this day in history

NCE is celebrating 40 years of being at the heart of industry by looking back at the stories that have broken over the years. Published in NCE today in...

1973

Macmillan wants experts to probe falsework failures

Following a spate of bridge falsework collapses late last year, an independent expert committee is to look into safety levels of temporary structures and site responsibilities.

1996

Private sector snubs DoT tolling trails

The withdrawal of two more consortia has left Department of Transport automatic road tolling equipment trails in tatters.

2001

Poor construction worsens scale of Indian quake

Shoddy design and poor construction is being blamed for the vast scale of devastation across India's Gujarat state after last weekend's earthquake.