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    Engineering aid | SyriaSubscription

    24 May, 2018

    How can engineers make a difference to refugees and what are the challenges of working in a refugee camp on the Syria-Lebanon border?

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    Connecting Cities | High Speed 2VideoSubscription

    24 May, 2018Updated: 24 May, 2018 By Gareth Dennis

    Improvements in urban connectivity are impossible without a step-change in rail network capacity.

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    Connecting Cities | Singapore-Malaysia railSubscription

    24 May, 2018Updated: 24 May, 2018 By Katherine Smale

    Contractors and consultants are gearing up to build a high speed line which will bring Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia within a 90 minute high speed train journey of Singapore.

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    Connecting Cities | HyperloopSubscription

    24 May, 2018Updated: 24 May, 2018 By Rob Horgan

    Almost six years ago, long before he launched his sports car into space, Elon Musk unveiled “the fifth mode of transport”.

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    Connecting Cites | Northern PowerhouseSubscription

    24 May, 2018Updated: 24 May, 2018 By Emily Ashwell

    Better connected northern cities lie at the heart of plans to turn the dream of a Northern Powerhouse into a reality.

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    Debate | Sustainable AirportsSubscription

    24 May, 2018Updated: 24 May, 2018 By Jess Clark

    When it comes to connecting cities, airports and aviation are a firm part of the mix. Worldwide, passenger numbers are growing and that is true of the UK too.

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    Connecting cities | Future transportSubscription

    24 May, 2018Updated: 24 May, 2018 By Jackie Whitelaw

    New technologies and population growth will require a rethink in road provision planning. 2050 will look very different from 2020 and probably nothing like we imagine it today.

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    Growing cities | Human JungleSubscription

    18 April, 2018Updated: 18 April, 2018 By Mark Hansford

    Two thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, and cities are having to grow rapidly to cope with this influx.

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    Growing cities | Urban plansSubscription

    18 April, 2018Updated: 18 April, 2018 By Mark Hansford

    The mayors of Paris, Oslo and Milan exclusively reveal how they are helping shape carbon neutral, resilient cities of the future.

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    Construction gender pay gap revealedSubscription

    16 April, 2018 By Fiona McIntyre

    First time publication of employer salary data will make uncomfortable reading for construction bosses looking to recruit more women.