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  • NCE stock rail

    11 suggestions for the NorthSubscription

    Listicle15 March, 2016

    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.

  • Barking Riverside masterplan

    London rail extension unlocks Barking housing dealSubscription

    News11 March, 2016

    A new £70M investment has helped unlock a deal that will see London Overground extended to Barking Riverside and 11,000 new homes built. 

  • Manchester Victoria station

    Network Rail reveals Easter engineering worksSubscription

    News25 February, 2016

    Network Rail has revealed its latest plans for mammoth engineering works over the Easter period.

  • Hollywood Hills

    Future technology schemes awarded £8.6M in grantsSubscription

    News25 February, 2016

    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).

  • Energy investment

    UK Power Networks gains £500M European loanSubscription

    News25 February, 2016

    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.

  • Graduate Finalists

    Video | Graduate winners on filmVideoSubscription

    Multimedia23 February, 2016

    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.

  • Alex Siljanovski

    Sharing Network | Alex Siljanovski interviewSubscription

    Interview18 February, 2016

    Software firm Basestone founder Alex Siljanovski on freeing engineers from admin to create.

  • Tower Bridge and the Shard

    Tower Bridge deck refurb set to startSubscription

    News18 February, 2016

    Tower Bridge in London is to undergo an extensive deck refurbishment under a contract awarded to Bam Nuttall. 

  • Eurasia Tunnel

    Under Pressure | Eurasia TunnelSubscription

    Feature20 January, 2016

    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.

  • The Eurasia Tunnel project

    How to fix a tunnel boring machine under extreme pressureSubscription

    Explainer20 January, 2016

    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.