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  • Cofferdam: Sheet piling sealed off the route of the tunnel to enable contractors to work in the dry

    Young versus old: Career development opportunities on the Crossrail projectSubscription

    3 October 2013 By Antony Oliver

    The Connaught Tunnel section of the new Crossrail project has provided an inspirational career opportunity for the young team of Taylor Woodrow engineers leading construction. Antony Oliver reports.

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    Young GunsSubscription

    8 December, 2008

    A last minute surprise awaited winners of the NCE Graduate Awards at December’s awards ceremony when prize money was increased by 50% in recognition of their exceptional talent.

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    You Gotta Roll With It

    27 May 2010 By Gemma Goldfingle

    A geosynthetic solution has been used not only to contain contamination, but also for its drainage properties on an access road built on a former landfill site. Gemma Goldfingle reports

  • Rt Hon Rosie Winterton MP

    Yorkshire and Humber: An introductionSubscription

    18 March 2010 By Rosie Winterton

    Minister for Yorkshire and the Humber Rt Hon Rosie Winterton MP introduces NCE’s annual report examining Yorkshire & Humber’s construction market and the 2010 ICE Yorkshire and Humber Awards

  • Water is a major spending sector in Yorkshire and Humber

    Yorkshire and Humber: An energy power houseSubscription

    18 March 2010 By Mark Hansford

    Yorkshire & Humber’s aspiration to be a global leader in green energy technologies shows no sign of abating, with nuclear now added to the mix. Mark Hansford reports.

  • Millennium Way Sewer Flooding Alleviation Project

    Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2010: Commended projectsSubscription

    18 March 2010

    Thirteen projects commended by judges at the annual Yorkshire and Humber Award for Excellence

  • M62 Junction 6 improvements

    Yorkshire and Humber 2010: The Smeaton Award for ExcellenceSubscription

    18 March 2010

    New for this year, the Smeaton Award is for projects designed or constructed by firms based in the Yorkshire & Humber region, but not actually built in the region

  • Yas Island

    Yas Island: Winning formulaSubscription

    1 October 2009

    Later this month the world of motorsport will have a new event at a new destination. The first Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is taking place from 30 October to 1 November, and the venue − Yas Marina circuit − is truly stunning.

  • Yas Island Tunnel from above

    Yas Island: Slick and spanSubscription

    1 October 2009

    Getting to the racetrack has been made easy with a mega 1.2km long, 40m wide cut and cover tunnel. NCE uncovers the tunnel’s waterproofing system.

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    WYE AGAIN?Subscription

    28 January, 2008Updated: 19 February, 2009 By Adrian Greeman

    A flood protection scheme is under construction in Hereford, but could it be too late? Report and photographs by Adrian Greeman.

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