The Longer Read
The Second World War presented British marine engineers with their biggest challenge this century. In 1943, they were ordered to build the Mulberry Harbours, artificial havens to shelter ships arriving for the Normandy invasions of 1944.
That sinking feelingSubscription
Immersed tube tunnelling is a firmly established engineering method, yet a tunnel now under construction in the heart of Europort is giving Dutch engineers plenty of fresh challenges.
Spain is rapidly joining the European high speed rail club with almost as much line as Italy, Germany and France.
The Devil's in the detailSubscription
Sustainable thinking underlies the A3 Hindhead scheme in Surrey, which includes a tunnel under the Devil’s Punch Bowl. Max Soudain reports on progress of the long-awaited bypass.
Heron tower: Ground upwardsSubscription
Spotlight - Precise knowledge of what lies deep underground is essential to the successful construction of one of London’s new skyscrapers.
Energy from waste: the burning questionSubscription
The government wants more energy from waste, but the public doesn’t, Mark Hansford reports.
The Creek extensionSubscription
The Dubai Business Bay development will form a commercial hub at the end of Dubai’s 11km creek and also contain residential, entertainment and retail facilities.
Sailing by: Poole Harbour bridgeSubscription
The phrase ‘beautifully simple’ might have been invented for Poole Harbour’s new bridge.
Passage to PanamaSubscription
After years of wrangling, work to expand the Panama Canal is finally scheduled to begin this year. Cliff Schexnayder reports from central America.
Next month the second element of the world’s deepest immersed tube tunnel will be sunk in the Istanbul Strait. Jackie Whitelaw reports on construction of the first intercontinental underwater rail link.