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Interview | Nigel Cann, Hinkley Point CSubscription
When it comes to learning lessons, the team delivering Hinkley Point C has a full textbook to go on.
Profile | Jomas AssociatesSubscription
Roni Savage has taken her firm Jomas Associates from the kitchen table to leading light in Goldman Sachs’ small businesses programme.
Tax relief for construction R&DSubscription
Around £3.5bn of research and development (R&D) tax relief support was claimed in the 2016/17 financial year, corresponding to £24.9bn of R&D expenditure according to the Office for National Statistics.
Future of Tunnelling | Innovation is on the waySubscription
Improvements in technology, practice, productivity and safety are all in the pipeline for a tunnelling industry needing to reinforce its reputation for delivery.
Future of Tunnelling | Battersea Power TunnelSubscription
Redevelopment of London’s Battersea Power Station has required intricate tunnelling to supply its inhabitants with electricity.
Future of Tunnelling | Norway's Rogfast TunnelSubscription
Norway is using a range of tunnelling techniques to rise to the challenge of tunnelling across fjords on its west coast.
Most challenging aspect of High Speed 2’s (HS2’s)C1 Chilterns contract for 21.6km of railway infrastructure is undoubtedly the driving of a twin tube tunnel nearly 16km long.
Innovation drives Hinkley Point C constructionSubscription
Much more rests on the £19.6bn project to construct the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset than the ability to power 6M homes.
A £780M congestion-busting roads revamp in Las Vegas is nearing completion.
Debate | Determining the social value of projects Subscription
How can engineers determine the social value of civil engineering?
Future of Energy | Power ShiftSubscription
The global energy sector is facing a major transformation, as electrification grows, renewables use expands, oil production is transformed and there is resurgent demand for natural gas.
Future of Energy | Power AdaptorsSubscription
Wind and solar energy sources can provide large scale cheap, stable, carbon neutral energy for the UK if supported by a flexible grid that allows for better energy storage and trade.
Future of Energy | Greening the GridSubscription
Matching energy supply with local and national demand is so complex that automation, machine learning and real-time carbon intensity reporting will be needed.
Future of Energy | Catching the FlowSubscription
MeyGen, the world’s largest tidal stream array, is about to be expanded. This report looks closer at a scheme that is operating at the edge of human understanding.
Machine Team | A14 UpgradeSubscription
Preparations to use autonomous plant typify the innovative approach adopted to upgrading a section of the A14 to motorway status.
Peter Mumford, Highways EnglandSubscription
How digital engineering will change Highways England projects.
Profile | CPMSSubscription
When CPMS managing director Mat Baine was a child, a job in rail was the last thing his careers advisors had in mind for him.
Graduate and Apprentice Award WinnersSubscription
New Civil Engineer reveals the new crop of talented award winning civil engineers
Digital Design | Embrace and SurviveSubscription
As the technology revolution moves into full swing, Autodesk chief executive Andrew Anagnost warns the industry must ‘digitise or die’.
Future of Bridges | Maintenance in the spotlightSubscription
Collapse of the Polcevera Viaduct in Genoa has thrown bridge maintenance into the spotlight, after near misses like at Hammersmith in the UK, with engineers calling for more rigorous, predictive regimes.
Structural health monitoring gives assurance that the 54 year-old Forth Road Bridge is in fine form, while machine-learning will soon be predicting where any weaknesses are developing.
Operators of the Polcevera Viaduct which collapsed in Genoa in August claim the damaged structure can be rebuilt in eight months. We assess the options.
Profile | 3D RepoSubscription
Backers of 3D Repo had to learn to pitch to investors as they sought to grow.
Brits help deliver Pan-American Games in PeruSubscription
Arup and Mace are gaining a foothold in the South American market, thanks to an agreement between the British government and the organisers of the 2019 Pan American Games.
ICE President interview | Andrew WyllieSubscription
Incoming ICE President Andrew Wyllie is focused on the changing demands placed on the civil engineering profession
Predictive maintenance for Dutch railSubscription
Engineers in the Netherlands have improved rail reliability by taking a new, predictive approach to track maintenance.
Low carbon | Cost equationSubscription
Cutting carbon saves cost. Five years after publication of the Infrastructure Carbon Review, the evidence is compelling.
With athletes competing in 17 different sports over 11 days, in front of 1.5M spectators, the organisers of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games are gearing up for a massive logistical challenge.
Interview | Richard Hepworth, Urban & CivicSubscription
Richard Hepworth’s to do list is eyewatering.
Safety | HGV accident preventionSubscription
Construction clients are being called on to help cut HGV-related accidents.
Profile | Design2eSubscription
Winning the design work for a £27M property project helped the two engineers behind Design2e’s launch.
Rail | Derby Station RemodellingSubscription
Heat and dust presented unexpected challenges this summer, during the three month, £200M remodelling of Derby’s strategically located railway station.
TechFest | Innovation in ActionSubscription
The work of Britain’s most innovative teams and civil engineering companies has been recognised with coveted TechFest Awards at New Civil Engineer’s Festival of Innovation & Technology.
The Global Infrastructure Congress later this month will address the need to taylor infrastructure to users’ needs.
Circular Economy | Infrastructure's RoleSubscription
The circular economy aims to retain materials in use as long as possible. Can infrastructure play its part?
New ways of collaborating and sharing information are vital to the circular economy’s success.
Circular Economy | Dutch Plastic RoadSubscription
A modular road made from recycled plastic is being trialled in the Netherlands.
How can the construction industry rethink its approach to projects to embrace circular economy techniques and reduce its unsustainable use of resources?
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%.
Civils 4.0 | Future PresentSubscription
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 Debate | Post Project ValueSubscription
It is no secret that technology is gaining an increasing foothold in the world of engineering.
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.