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Civils 4.0 | OverviewSubscription
Modern technology is set to drive a step change in construction productivity as more and more projects adopt drones, sensors and the Internet of Things.
Civils 4.0 | A2/M2 telecoms planSubscription
Costain has bagged a first-of-its kind deal with Highways England to trial vehicle to road communications technology on the A2/M2. It is a glimpse into the future of transport technology.
Civils 4.0 | Five to Watch at TechFestSubscription
Five visionary ideas are improving civils delivery now and in the future were set to be among those on show at TechFest in London.
Civils 4.0 | Post Project ValueSubscription
It is no secret that technology is gaining an increasing foothold in the world of engineering.
SME Profile | BrehenySubscription
In a world where engineering firms are vying for pole position in the race to become digitised, how does Breheny, a traditional civils firm, shape up for the future?
Low Carbon Leadership | SwecoSubscription
An initiative to manage carbon on a major infrastructure project has resulted in an upfront emission reduction of more than 35%.
Interview | Beth West, LandsecSubscription
User experience and the perfection of it is the holy grail in industries ranging from gaming to shopping.
Crossrail has confirmed that Elizabeth Line services between Paddington in central London and Abbey Wood in the south east of the capital will not open until autumn 2019.
Low temperature anaerobic digestionSubscription
An Irish start-up using a pioneering system of low-temperature anaerobic digestion is set to start transforming the way wastewater is treated.
The World Federation of Engineering Organisations president Marlene Kanga discusses how engineers can contribute to sustainable development.
This month’s Global Engineering Congress in London will focus on how engineers can help to deliver the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Facing Down the Floods | Managed ReponseSubscription
Flood management in the future means accepting that flooding will happen and putting measures in place for quick recovery.
Facing Down the Floods | New York and LondonSubscription
New York and London are preparing for a wetter future with schemes to protect these world cities into the next century.
Leeds' inflatable flood defencesSubscription
Two innovative inflatable weirs are protecting Leeds city centre from catastrophic flooding.
Business Culture | ICE skills reviewSubscription
How good are civil engineers at their jobs? And how easily can each of them prove they have the skills and training to enable them to practice today?
Tech Excellence | Building Muscat's new airportSubscription
Exacting designs, and a two year warranty period were among challenges facing contractors building the new airport for Oman’s capital, Muscat.
Tech Excellence | Connecting site and plantSubscription
We are a technology company using connectivity to achieve better business performance for our customers,” explains Onwave managing director Stuart Ladbrook.
Elevate | Careers in highwaysSubscription
The roads sector is picking up, with the growing use of new technology creating new career opportunities
Mace's Jumping FactorySubscription
Last year New Civil Engineer brought news of Mace’s NCE100 award winning jumping factory. Twelve months on we return to see whether it has lived up to its promise.
Elevate | Get your CV rightSubscription
New Civil Engineer is hosting a week long online recruitment event to help engineers boost their careers.
Consultants sell digital data servicesSubscription
Consulting engineers are responding to the growth in the amount of data generated by infrastructure by offering a growing range of digital services.
Heathrow pioneers Project 13Subscription
The £14bn expansion of Heathrow Airport and National Grid’s £750M London power tunnels project are two of the early adopters of the ICE’s drive to transform project delivery and outcomes.
Return to work schemes | Balancing ToolSubscription
Return to work schemes are helping construction employers widen their recruitment pool and increase diversity.
Melbourne viaducts replace level crossingsSubscription
An ambitious programme to remove level crossings from an Australian suburban railway has proved a fertile ground for innovation.
Construction gender pay gap revealedSubscription
First time publication of employer salary data will make uncomfortable reading for construction bosses looking to recruit more women.
New steel structures guide publishedSubscription
Technical forum Steel Bridge Group’s latest publication supports an efficiency drive spearheaded by Highways England and Network Rail.
Safety | Training with virtual realitySubscription
Virtual reality could be the key to finding meaningful and engaging ways to deliver vital site safety information.
SMEs, Research & Development, and taxSubscription
Construction companies are doing research and development without realising it, and failing to claim tax relief as a result
Industry View | Climate changeSubscription
For infrastructure professionals, climate change has to be the next big cultural and behavioural shift.
Tech Excellence | Brougham Old BridgeSubscription
Engineers are working on a small but complex project to repair a flood damaged bridge pier in Cumbria.
Project 13 | Fixing construction Subscription
This Spring the ICE-led Project 13 initiative that seeks to create a new delivery model for the infrastructure sector will move from talk to action.
Future skills for engineersSubscription
The skills needed by professional engineers of the future are currently under review. So what does it take to be a world leading designer?
Expanding Bank Tube stationSubscription
Cramped sites and complex underground work characterise the project to expand Bank Tube station in the City of London.
The prestigious British Construction Industry Awards have been revamped and relaunched for 2018. Here is how to enter.
Changing tunnellers' shift patternsSubscription
What impact do changing shift patterns have on the health, safety and fatigue of workers on tunnelling projects?
Debate | Boosting productivitySubscription
Civil engineers are entering a new era of government policy where the case for investing in infrastructure has been won.
Low cost metro plan for Cambridge Subscription
Cambridge is exploring a small scale, low cost metro concept.
Drones | Eyes in the sky for highways engineersSubscription
The days of road closures and hazardous topographical survey work could soon be over.
2017 Graduate of the Year winnersSubscription
What makes for an outstanding civil engineering graduate? New Civil Engineer’s Graduate awards offer the answer.
ICE200 | Spreading the WordSubscription
Civil engineers have for centuries been at the heart of social and economic progress and helped improve the world in which we live.
High Speed 2 is pushing for change in the geotechnical sector by making site investigation work more digitally focused.
Dutch sand engine comes to NorfolkSubscription
Last month Britain was transfixed by the red sun and yellow skies that accompanied the up to 80mph blasts of Storm Ophelia as she tracked across the country.
Singapore's transport programmeSubscription
Singapore’s government has a will to propel the country into being one of the most advanced countries in the world, and when it says it will build something, it does it.
Rescuing Network Rail's modernisation programmeSubscription
We all know what went wrong with the modernisation of the Great Western Main Line: the electrification.
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.