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Alexandra Wynne

I'm New Civil Engineer's Deputy Editor and love nothing more than hearing all the gossip, news and views from the industry's key figures - so do get in touch if there's a burning issue you want to see covered

I am also in the process of refocusing New Civil Engineer's coverage around the future challenges facing the industry and the subsequent changes to the roles of engineers.

I've worked for New Civil Engineer and its sister magazine Ground Engineering since 2007 and have been fortunate to cover national and international stories on the full range of engineering issues from disasters through to epic projects.

Contact Info

020 3953 2822


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    Crunching Carbon | Resilient HousingSubscription

    16 January, 2018

    Urbanisation is adding to the pressure on the country’s towns and cities to provide adequate housing.

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    Learning from Failure | Looking at riskSubscription

    15 November, 2017

    Learning from failure is a particularly tricky subject. Late last year, when New Civil Engineer began discussing what this month’s big issue should be called, the response from industry figures consulted was one of reticence and aversion to anything that could be deemed too negative or contentious.

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    Waterloo rail works draw to a closeSubscription

    29 August, 2017

    Major engineering works that closed much of London’s Waterloo station were drawing to a close this morning before the busy hub station returns to normal service. 

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    UK platooning trucks trial to startSubscription

    25 August, 2017

    Platooning trucks are set to be trialled on UK roads, under a new government backed initiative.

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    Comment | Fire safety in public housing is not a luxury, it is a rightSubscription

    12 July, 2017

    The technical failings that led to the devastating loss of life in Grenfell Tower are rightly the primary focus in making sure such a tragedy does not strike again.

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    Network Rail makes modest asset sales of £33.3MSubscription

    27 June, 2017

    Network Rail completed £33.31M of asset sales to the end of May against a target of £1.8bn, with less than two years in which to raise funds that will go toward plugging its enhancements funding gap caused by cost overruns.

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    Boston | Software showcase for engineersSubscription

    31 May, 2017

    Technological developments have a tendency to creep up on us. The zaniest of ideas can seemingly become part of daily life overnight.

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    Future Tech | IT optimises Boston towerSubscription

    22 May, 2017

    A new 17-storey Boston office building is showing how technology can shape costs alongside the geotechnical and structural engineering.

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    The women issue | Confidence conundrumSubscription

    5 May, 2017Comments (1)

    Did you spot it? Regular New Civil Engineer readers with a keen eye may just have noticed something different about last month’s issue.

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    Healthy Transport | Fighting for AirSubscription

    11 April, 2017

    The headlines have said it all since the beginning of the year – the UK’s transport is responsible for people dying too early.

All by Alexandra Wynne

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