Alexandra Wynne's stories
11 suggestions for the NorthSubscription
The Lord Adonis-led National Infrastructure Commission has called for the acceleration of funding and strategic planning for infrastructure in the North of England. Here are the recommendations from its report released today.
A new £70M investment has helped unlock a deal that will see London Overground extended to Barking Riverside and 11,000 new homes built.
Network Rail reveals Easter engineering worksSubscription
Network Rail has revealed its latest plans for mammoth engineering works over the Easter period.
Two infrastructure research projects on asset management technology and nanoscale flow systems have been awarded combined grants worth £8.6M by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
UK Power Networks gains £500M European loanSubscription
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed a 20-year £500M loan to support UK Power Networks’ energy infrastructure development, which including its own contributions equates to a seven year, £1.2bn programme.
Video | Graduate winners on filmVideoSubscription
The six finalists for the 2015 NCE Graduate of the Year are six brilliant role models for current and aspiring engineers. That was the collective view of the judging panel after a day of brilliant presentations and well-crafted answers to probing questions about the future of the profession and the role of the graduate within it.
Sharing Network | Alex Siljanovski interviewSubscription
Software firm Basestone founder Alex Siljanovski on freeing engineers from admin to create.
Tower Bridge deck refurb set to startSubscription
Tower Bridge in London is to undergo an extensive deck refurbishment under a contract awarded to Bam Nuttall.
Under Pressure | Eurasia TunnelSubscription
The Istanbul Strait Road Tube Crossing Project has had to navigate awkward marine deposits, volcanic rock, seismic threats and extreme high water pressure working conditions.
When tunnel boring machines hit a problem, the challenge is notoriously a difficult one. On the Eurasia Tunnel project in Istanbul, for the first time, manufacturer Herrenknecht had to come up with a maintenance solution that could work in extremely deep conditions.