Alexandra Wynne's stories
UK platooning trucks trial to startSubscription
Platooning trucks are set to be trialled on UK roads, under a new government backed initiative.
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.
Network Rail makes modest asset sales of £33.3MSubscription
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.
Boston | Software showcase for engineersSubscription
Technological developments have a tendency to creep up on us. The zaniest of ideas can seemingly become part of daily life overnight.
Future Tech | IT optimises Boston towerSubscription
A new 17-storey Boston office building is showing how technology can shape costs alongside the geotechnical and structural engineering.
The women issue | Confidence conundrumSubscription
Did you spot it? Regular New Civil Engineer readers with a keen eye may just have noticed something different about last month’s issue.
Healthy Transport | Fighting for AirSubscription
The headlines have said it all since the beginning of the year – the UK’s transport is responsible for people dying too early.
HS2 reveals key station packagesSubscription
HS2 Ltd has unveiled the scope of the latest suite of contracts for refining the design of the four vital stations needed for phase 1 of the new high speed railway line between London and the West Midlands.
M6 to M56 link inspires innovationVideoSubscription
It is often the projects presenting the trickiest obstacles that give engineers the best platform on which to shine.
Tideway boss calls for faster innovationSubscription
Research into innovative engineering and construction techniques must accelerate to make an impact, a major infrastructure boss has said.