Client Focus – What industry needs to deliver
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.
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.
Digital culture change | Amar Hanspal interviewSubscription
A digital revolution that’s as much about culture and behaviour as it is about the technology – that is the overarching need that emerges during New Civil Engineer’s conversation with software giant Autodesk’s senior vice president for products Amar Hanspal.
Interview Andy Mitchell, Tideway build upSubscription
To relax, Andy Mitchell has got into paddle boarding. It’s an evolution from triathlons, which the Tideway chief executive recounts he first got into while working on the Thameslink programme.
Interview | Barry White, Transport for the NorthSubscription
Economics is at the heart of Transport for the North’s (TfN) 30-year transport strategy, says chief executive Barry White (pictured).
“My journey on the Tube will never be the same again,” says Caroline Sheridan, six months into her role as London Underground’s renewals and enhancements director.
Interview | Chris Taylor, Highways EnglandSubscription
He is in charge of a project portfolio worth £8bn, but Highways England’s complex infrastructure programme director Chris Taylor is watching every penny.
Interview | Dale EvansSubscription
Dale Evans must be a really nice guy.
Interview | David Ollerhead, Network RailSubscription
Network Rail is in transition. Its bosses are keen to shake off the perception that it is difficult and obstructive to work with.
Interview | ICE President Lord Mair Subscription
Robert Mair is not a typical academic despite his educational background.