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Factory Thinking | Automated gantry designSubscription
On a computer at Ramboll’s London headquarters, a gantry designs itself. At least, it appears to. The road sign structure starts as a few white lines on black screen, then jumps outwards and upwards, growing like a tree, as lines become bolts, ladders and struts.
Engineering a better world | CarbonVideoSubscription
We interview Tees Valley Combined Authority’s Sarah Tennison about proposals for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS).
Failure to attract next generation: UffSubscription
A recent report commissioned by three leading engineering institutions has slammed efforts to promote engineering and the study of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects.
Smart Infrastructure | Thames flood defencesSubscription
Heavy investment in data collection, whole-life cost assessments and long term planning are key to the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 (TEAM 2100) approach.
Smart Infrastructure | Forth Road BridgeSubscription
The Scottish Parliament’s inquiry into the closure of the Forth Road Bridge in December 2015 following the discovery of a fractured truss-end link concluded that, “the failure had been unforeseen and unforeseeable”.
Rail | Carlisle project raises the roofSubscription
It took complex scaffolding construction, a seagull strategy, and a UK-first in plastic roofing to fully modernise Carlisle Citadel Station.
Structures | Maggie's Centre, Bart'sSubscription
Threading a 40t crane through a Grade 1 listed 18th Century gatehouse was just one of the challenges facing the team on a historic site in London.
Structures | Refurb at Kew GardensSubscription
The world’s largest Victorian glasshouse requires an extensive and delicate £34M restoration.
Engineering a better world | KenyaVideoSubscription
Kibera is the largest slum in Kenya, with over 700,000 residents, 30,000 of which are at risk of flooding.
Market optimism in Europe and UKSubscription
There was something strangely counter-intuitive about the optimism emanating from the latest meeting of European construction economists in Amsterdam.