In Depth In Full
Rescuing Network Rail's modernisation programmeSubscription
We all know what went wrong with the modernisation of the Great Western Main Line: the electrification.
Interview | Mark Carne, Network RailSubscription
His regulated funding model is broken. It is a given that he is going to get less cash to spend in the next five year cycle, and the woes of electrification continue to cast a long shadow. Yet Network Rail chief executive Mark Carne is remarkably enthused about the future of UK rail, and his operation in particular.
Paris Metro expansion | Delivering with DataSubscription
In Paris, a Metro station is never more than 500m away and the 117 year old subway system is one of the densest in the world.
Stanton Cross geotechnical challengeSubscription
If you were asked to design a project to give young civil engineers the opportunity to experience as many aspects of the job as possible, you probably could not imagine anything as perfect as Stanton Cross in Northamptonshire.
TechFest | Raising the bar with technologySubscription
There was a clear optimism and ambition vibe at New Civil Engineer’s inaugural Festival of Innovation and Technology – TechFest – in September.
Aecom | Making big workSubscription
As the big firms keep getting bigger, one of the greatest career conundrums now facing the more creative and upwardly mobile engineer is whether to stick or to twist – stay with the behemoth and all the processes and systems that come with the largest corporations, or move on and start anew.
DP Squared | Setting up a small consultancySubscription
As Arup project director on Beijing’s National Stadium, Darren Paine oversaw a large team working on a highly complex building that hosted 91,000 spectators.
Germany looks to LNG to cut emissionsSubscription
Germany has ambitious carbon reduction targets. Under its Energiewende green energy programme, it is aiming to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 95% on 1990 levels by 2050.
Hyperloop's super high speed UK visionSubscription
Humans have always demanded to move faster: horse, car, train, aeroplane, and now the Hyperloop.
Queensferry Crossing | The race to opening daySubscription
From a blank piece of paper, to a world icon, the £1.35bn, 2.7km Queensferry Crossing took 10 years to complete, with just six for construction.