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The £6bn Lower Thames Crossing east of London will be the biggest single road upgrade since the M25 was completed 30 years ago.
Railway stations could be set for a renaissance thanks to their recognised role in making cities more attractive places to work and live. But only if the engineering and design is right.
The United Nations (UN) has mooted the idea of floating cities as a “viable” solution to tackle urban challenges such as climate change and the lack of affordable housing.
“Crack-resisting” asphalt has been successfully used to resurface a concrete car park in Wigan, as the innovative material continues to garner support.
Hyperloop technology could be used to expand airport capacity in London, replacing the need for a third runway at Heathrow, Hyperloop One managing director for the Middle East and India Harj Dhaliwal has claimed.
As digital twins become more advanced and more ubiquitous, artificial intelligence (AI) could offer a solution to the UK’s problem of overdue bridge inspections, according to Bentley’s chief research officer Nabil Abou-Rahme.
Community-owned renewable energy sources are to electrify Welsh train lines after the Green Valley Lines project was granted £110,000 by the Rail Safety and Standards Board to develop its plans.
Aggregate Industries is using an innovative form of asphalt designed to repair roads and prevent potholes.
Space agency Nasa has unveiled designs for 3D-printed towers that could house humans on Mars.
Italian energy company Eni has developed a dual use wave turbine that could be used to convert decommissioned oil platforms into renewable energy islands.
Ash from incinerated sewage is being used to create millions of bricks in London.
New Civil Engineer is on the hunt for the finest engineering innovations and uses of emerging technologies.
Thermodynamic engineers at The National Centre for aerospace, energy and transportation research (DLR) in Colonge, Germany have suggested replacing coal power plants with giant ‘carnot batteries’ to store energy from renewable generators.
Lots of consultancies talk about having a diversely skilled workforce, but Nichols is proof that successful project managers come from all disciplines.
Transforming the procurement and delivery of civil engineering projects is a major issue for the industry at large. Leading the way are specialist SME companies like PCSG.
Roni Savage has taken her firm Jomas Associates from the kitchen table to leading light in Goldman Sachs’ small businesses programme.
When CPMS managing director Mat Baine was a child, a job in rail was the last thing his careers advisors had in mind for him.
Backers of 3D Repo had to learn to pitch to investors as they sought to grow.
Winning the design work for a £27M property project helped the two engineers behind Design2e’s launch.
In a world where engineering firms are vying for pole position in the race to become digitised, how does Breheny, a traditional civils firm, shape up for the future?
Bryden Wood breaks down projects into mass produceable, off-site manufactured components, to save clients time and money.
Staff retention and close work with contractors underpin Dr Sauer & Partners’ success, enabling it to punch above its weight on major projects.
A software package launched to allow engineers to make complex calculations on steel-to-concrete connections could save time and money on civils schemes.
New Civil Engineer research exposes challenges around designing steel to concrete connections.
Marsh Industries technical sales director Stephen Le Tissier questions whether the current testing regime within European Standard BS EN 858 still provides an acceptable level of pollutant after separation.
SoluForm supplies hand placed concrete solutions for wet and dry environments.
Liebig anchors have wide variety of applications across the civil engineering sector.
Specialist contractors are pioneering modern foundations solutions for new homes.
Most experienced civil and structural engineers will be familiar with the Liebig brand and the anchoring technology associated with it.
Creative thinking and embodies RPS’ approach to environmental challenges.