NCE is looking for engineers to make up a regular opinion poll team which will gauge reaction to key events and initiatives. Polls will be conducted by e-mail and will require virtually no time to complete. If you want to take part please e-mail your name, job title and phone number to jackiew@construct. emap.co.uk.
A team of UK power and mining specialists led by Mott MacDonald returned to Kosovo this week to manage the country's energy sector. The six man team aims to identify reconstruction priorities and recommend contract awards.
Dubai's twin Emirate Towers have been topped out six months ahead of schedule. The Hyder Consulting designed scheme, a 350m tall office block and 305m tall hotel, will be complete in February 2000 (NCE 10 September 1998).
Kvaerner has closed a £69M deal to design, construct and equip an 800 place prison in Moreton, East Staffordshire.
A £50M project to redevelop a city centre site in Edinburgh has won approval. Thorburn Colquhoun is the civil and structural engineer for the scheme, which includes an office complex and leisure development.
Edmund Nuttall has been commissioned by the Bangladeshi government to design and construct a 1.16km four lane concrete bridge over the River Meghna near Bhairab.