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Future of Energy | Greening the GridSubscription
Matching energy supply with local and national demand is so complex that automation, machine learning and real-time carbon intensity reporting will be needed.
Future of Energy | Catching the FlowSubscription
MeyGen, the world’s largest tidal stream array, is about to be expanded. This report looks closer at a scheme that is operating at the edge of human understanding.
Projects | A14 Upgrade Machine TeamSubscription
Preparations to use autonomous plant typify the innovative approach adopted to upgrading a section of the A14 to motorway status.
Graduate and Apprentice Award WinnersSubscription
New Civil Engineer reveals the new crop of talented award winning civil engineers
Digital Design | Embrace and SurviveSubscription
As the technology revolution moves into full swing, Autodesk chief executive Andrew Anagnost warns the industry must ‘digitise or die’.
Future of Bridges | Maintenance in the spotlightSubscription
Collapse of the Polcevera Viaduct in Genoa has thrown bridge maintenance into the spotlight, after near misses like at Hammersmith in the UK, with engineers calling for more rigorous, predictive regimes.
Structural health monitoring gives assurance that the 54 year-old Forth Road Bridge is in fine form, while machine-learning will soon be predicting where any weaknesses are developing.
Operators of the Polcevera Viaduct which collapsed in Genoa in August claim the damaged structure can be rebuilt in eight months. We assess the options.
Brits help deliver Pan-American Games in PeruSubscription
Arup and Mace are gaining a foothold in the South American market, thanks to an agreement between the British government and the organisers of the 2019 Pan American Games.
Predictive maintenance for Dutch railSubscription
Engineers in the Netherlands have improved rail reliability by taking a new, predictive approach to track maintenance.