Client Focus – What industry needs to deliver
The £6bn Lower Thames Crossing east of London will be the biggest single road upgrade since the M25 was completed 30 years ago.
Network Rail’s new chief executive Andrew Haines offers New Civil Engineer a refreshing candour and no-nonsense attitude.
Anyone who can recall their school days will know why prefabricated buildings once had such a bad name – lessons in damp, cold structures which felt like little more than cardboard boxes sitting on paving slabs.
Interview | Nigel Cann, Hinkley Point CSubscription
When it comes to learning lessons, the team delivering Hinkley Point C has a full textbook to go on.
Interview | Peter Mumford, Highways EnglandSubscription
How digital engineering will change Highways England projects.
ICE President interview | Andrew WyllieSubscription
Incoming ICE President Andrew Wyllie is focused on the changing demands placed on the civil engineering profession
With athletes competing in 17 different sports over 11 days, in front of 1.5M spectators, the organisers of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games are gearing up for a massive logistical challenge.
Interview | Richard Hepworth, Urban & CivicSubscription
Richard Hepworth’s to do list is eyewatering.
Interview | Beth West, LandsecSubscription
User experience and the perfection of it is the holy grail in industries ranging from gaming to shopping.
Interview | Sir James Bevan, Environment AgencySubscription
Outside the office of Environment Agency chief executive Sir James Bevan, London is sweltering in a full blown 31˚C heatwave.
Interview | James Price, Transport for WalesSubscription
The road to the creation of a modern Welsh transport system has been far from smooth.
Interview | David Ollerhead, Network RailSubscription
Network Rail is in transition. Its bosses are keen to shake off the perception that it is difficult and obstructive to work with.
Interview | Barry White, Transport for the NorthSubscription
Economics is at the heart of Transport for the North’s (TfN) 30-year transport strategy, says chief executive Barry White (pictured).
“My journey on the Tube will never be the same again,” says Caroline Sheridan, six months into her role as London Underground’s renewals and enhancements director.
Interview | Nevil Muncaster, Yorkshire WaterSubscription
Getting engineers to return to the profession’s origins is at the heart of how Yorkshire Water plans to spend around £1.5bn over the next few years.
Interview | Victoria Brambini, ScapeSubscription
In just under a year, Scape Group’s four year civil engineering and infrastructure framework agreement with Balfour Beatty comes to an end.
Interview | Chris Taylor, Highways EnglandSubscription
He is in charge of a project portfolio worth £8bn, but Highways England’s complex infrastructure programme director Chris Taylor is watching every penny.
Interview | Jim O'Sullivan, Highways EnglandSubscription
Highways are in Jim O’Sullivan’s blood: his father and grandfather both worked on the roads in England and Ireland.
Interview | ICE President Lord Mair Subscription
Robert Mair is not a typical academic despite his educational background.
Interview Andy Mitchell, Tideway build upSubscription
To relax, Andy Mitchell has got into paddle boarding. It’s an evolution from triathlons, which the Tideway chief executive recounts he first got into while working on the Thameslink programme.