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Christina Taylor

Stories

  • Costing the earthSubscription

    18 August, 2005Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Soil Washing - Soil washing, a method of cleaning contaminated land, is still relatively rare in the UK. Now two jobs are happening at once.Christina Taylor finds out why.

  • Marathon planSubscription

    4 August, 2005Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Working lives - Hugh Sumner drew up the transport plan that helped secure London's 2012 Olympic bid. Now he must turn that plan into a reality, he tells Christina Taylor.

  • Digital clockSubscription

    2 June, 2005Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Vested interests threaten to scupper creation of a digital map of buried services, reports Christina Taylor.

  • A drain on resourcesSubscription

    19 May, 2005Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Water & drainageTackling drainage problems on the London Underground is proving a difficult challenge, Christina Taylor discovers.

  • Life in the fast laneSubscription

    10 March, 2005Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Network Rail is gearing up for the last phase of the West Coast route modernisation, reports Christina Taylor.

  • Cathodic protection Ministry of stateSubscription

    17 February, 2005Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Concrete conservation - Cathodic protection is saving the historic facade of a London building, as Christina Taylor reports.

  • History lessonSubscription

    10 February, 2005Updated: 19 February, 2009

    To save Derby from fl ooding the city's 70-year old defences are being given a major overhaul.Christina Taylor reports.

  • Slipform survivorSubscription

    1 January, 2005Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Concrete Spanish chinmey

  • Arup graduates dominate Teambuild AwardsSubscription

    9 December, 2004Updated: 19 February, 2009

    ICE news

  • Slipform survivorSubscription

    18 November, 2004Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Reports of Bierrum's death have been greatly exaggerated.Christina Taylor finds the UK slipform specialist alive and well, and working in Spain.