Client Focus – What industry needs to deliver
With four years left to get venues, transport and facilities ready for the start of the London 2012 Games, ODA chairman John Armitt is upbeat about progress, budget and the challenges ahead.
Big interview - London 2012 boss David HigginsSubscription
The last twelve months have seen the London 2012 project move from planning, design and programming into contractors working on site. NCE spoke to Olympic Delivery Authority chief executive David Higgins about the challenges.
Interview: Investment driverSubscription
After winning a second term of office last month, London Mayor Boris Johnson has reappointed Isabel Dedring as his deputy for transport. Antony Oliver finds out her vision for the capital’s transport.
Interview: Roger BridgeSubscription
The new chair of the British Tunnelling Society, Roger Bridge, talks to NCE about the challenges and opportunities facing the sector, and why the UK’s tunnelling fraternity leads the world.
Business: Mabey Hire interviewSubscription
Mabey Hire’s acting CEO Steve Farmer is predicting big growth for the firm in the next five years, with hire sales forecast to shoot up by 50% on the back of strong service support. He tells Jon Masters how innovative equipment and data gathering technology is helping the company stand out in the market.
Incoming ICE President Sir John Armitt has strong views on the profession’s need to embrace technology, take responsibility for training and open up to broader, more diverse skills.
Interview | Peter HansfordSubscription
More consolidation; more confidence, and above all, more use of technology. That’s what’s needed says Peter Hansford as he leaves the role of government chief construction advisor.
Sharing Network | Alex Siljanovski interviewSubscription
Software firm Basestone founder Alex Siljanovski on freeing engineers from admin to create.
Smart cities | Fred Ellermeier interviewSubscription
Black & Veatch smart infrastructure head Fred Ellermeier on building momentum and the need for visionaries.
Interview | Planning for the kids’ inheritanceSubscription
David Waboso shares what London Underground has learned about how to make life easier for engineers in the future.