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New Civil Engineer and consultant Curtins are proud to introduce this year’s Recognising Women in Engineering awards.
Ramboll has developed a dynamic masterplanning tool which cuts out hundreds of hours of work to give clients instant answers.
SME Profile | Davies MaguireSubscription
The founders of consultancy Davies Maguire got through a difficult start to build a flourishing consultancy
Eric Wright Civil Engineering has won the £5M contract to build the new Pooley Bridge in Cumbria after the original structure was destroyed by storms.
The body set up to improve rail links between Oxford and Cambridge has appointed WSP to examine the infrastructure and capacity required to enable more trains to run in and out of Oxford station.
Technology giants Google and Microsoft are making further inroads into the civil engineering sector, using tools such as artificial intelligence to improve efficiency.
Profile | NicholsSubscription
Lots of consultancies talk about having a diversely skilled workforce, but Nichols is proof that successful project managers come from all disciplines.
Atkins parent tied up in Canadian political rowSubscription
Atkins parent SNC-Lavalin’s chief executive Neil Bruce has said the firm has had enough of its employees “being used as a puck in a political hockey game,” as Canadian politicians row over a corruption case brought against the firm.
Political row over SNC-Lavalin case deepensSubscription
Canada’s prime minister has denied that there has been political interference with efforts to prosecute engineering giant SNC-Lavalin over alleged breaches of anti-corruption laws.
Amey value slashed as sale loomsSubscription
The value of Amey has been slashed by £660M, as parent company Ferrovial considers selling the UK services firm.
Laing O’Rourke has won the contract to build the £195M Soho Place office, retail and theatre development above the new Tottenham Court Road Crossrail station.
National Grid has awarded Morgan Sindall a contract worth around £80M to replace 22 pylons in Dorset with an 8km underground cable system.
Canadian engineering firm SNC-Lavalin, which owns Atkins in the UK, is embroiled in an increasingly heated scandal which goes to the heart ...
Laing O’Rourke refinancing deal completedSubscription
Laing O’Rourke’s UK arm has confirmed it has completed a three-year refinancing deal as it releases its delayed 2017/18 financial results.
£1bn Aberdeen bypass to finally open todaySubscription
Today the 58km Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) will finally open in full, with the project costing at least £1bn. But is it the end of the road for the saga which has taken a huge toll on the firms building it?
Network Rail agrees £35bn funding packageSubscription
Network Rail has agreed its £35bn funding package and spending plan for control period 6 (CP6), which will run for the next five years to 2024.
Highways England has revealed the preferred route for a new 16km dual carriageway, which will form part of the Oxford to Cambridge expressway.
Anyone who can recall their school days will know why prefabricated buildings once had such a bad name – lessons in damp, cold structures which felt like little more than cardboard boxes sitting on paving slabs.
How to avoid Crossrail-style setbacksSubscription
Crossrail’s unfolding problems suggest the management team was out of touch with the scale of issues it faced, so how can project leaders stay in the know and keep programmes on track.
Project promoter High Speed 2 Ltd has published the first images of the Old Oak Common station design in west London.