The Longer Read
Digital images can improve asset inspections, so why is the industry adoption so slow?
Flanked by listed buildings, pedestrianised streets,and with limited access to bring in heavy plant and cranes, ISG engineers were tasked with taking down a former flagship department store on Edinburgh’s Princes Street.
Ramboll has developed a dynamic masterplanning tool which cuts out hundreds of hours of work to give clients instant answers.
SME Profile | Davies MaguireSubscription
The founders of consultancy Davies Maguire got through a difficult start to build a flourishing consultancy
Future of Cities | Infrastructure demandsSubscription
Cities worldwide are growing at a rapid pace. But what is the infrastructure need and what are the opportunities for civil engineers?
Future of Cities | Transforming StationsSubscription
Railway stations could be set for a renaissance thanks to their recognised role in making cities more attractive places to work and live. But only if the engineering and design is right.
Future of Cities | Urban MobilitySubscription
Ease up on the hyperbole, iron out the inconsistencies and the government’s new urban mobility strategy might just be judged a masterly piece of work.
How a floating solar farm powers water treatmentSubscription
United Utilities is using innovative technology, updated designs and modular thinking for its floating solar panel array in the North West.
Tunnels | Norway's Follo LineSubscription
With a compressive strength of up to 300MPa, the gneiss in Oslo is one of the hardest rocks ever successfully excavated with mechanised tunnelling technology.
Future of Highways Maintenance | Time for changeSubscription
Ageing highways infrastructure is a growing problem worldwide but one that is felt particularly acutely in large parts of the UK, where the conflicting demands of increasingly heavy usage and challenging budgets mean a constant struggle to maintain road conditions.
As Highways England reaches the halfway point in its road maintenance shake up, New Civil Engineer looks back at how things were, how things are and asks if things have really changed.
Future of Highways Maintenance | Sound and furyVideoSubscription
Despite much noise and bluster, innovation in the UK road surfacing sector is in short supply. Why? New Civil Engineer investigates
Future of Highways Maintenance | 3D printingSubscription
Innovative research into 3D printed asphalt is resulting in unforeseen findings of potentially considerable significance to highways surfacing maintenance.
Carbon Capture | How infrastructure can helpSubscription
Construction materials are emerging as a low cost carbon sink as chemists seek ways to tackle climate change.
Projects | Nene Bridge StrengtheningVideoSubscription
Engineers are using lightweight concrete as part of the work to repair bearings on an iconic bridge in Peterborough.
Future of Buildings | New DevelopmentsSubscription
Buildings are on the cusp of a revolution.
Future of Buildings | Smart BuildingsSubscription
Soon all buildings could become autonomous, able to tell us when to change light bulbs or how to stock canteens while controlling their own heating and cooling systems.
Siemens’ recently inaugurated Swiss campus is evolving the design and construction of efficient offices.
Future of Buildings | Public SectorSubscription
Evolving healthcare and education priorities could dramatically overhaul future hospitals schools. So what does this mean for building design.
Exoskeleton vest supports manual lifting workSubscription
Contractor Willmott Dixon is trialling a new exoskeleton vest.