The Longer Read
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.
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.
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
Yorkshire and Humber: An introductionSubscription
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
Yorkshire and Humber: An energy power houseSubscription
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.
Thirteen projects commended by judges at the annual Yorkshire and Humber Award for Excellence
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: Winning formulaSubscription
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: Slick and spanSubscription
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.
A flood protection scheme is under construction in Hereford, but could it be too late? Report and photographs by Adrian Greeman.