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The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide £1bn for investment in the London transport network.
Huge steelworks at Redcar to be ‘mothballed’Subscription
Up to 1,700 jobs could be at risk after Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK (SSI) announced that the steel and iron works at Redcar were to be mothballed because of problems with the supply of raw materials and services.
Construction has begun on the onshore substation that will connect the mammoth Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm to the national grid.
The number of skilled construction workers emigrating from Britain to work in New Zealand increased by more than a tenth last year, official stats have shown.
Video | The making of the 2015 Serpentine GalleryVideoSubscription
The Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park this week opened its psychedelic new Pavilion to the public. Associate director Tom Webster from Aecom, the structural engineer behind the creation, has spoken to NCE about the challenges of designing the bespoke pavilion in one of Britain’s most dug up front lawns.
Video | The vision behind Melbourne's Jim Stynes BridgeVideoSubscription
Australian engineering firm Aurecon has released this video explaining how it merged engineering, architecture and landscape to create a landmark bridge design.
WSP to buy Canadian consultancySubscription
WSP has announced that it is to acquire Canadian engineering consultancy MMM for $425M (£204M).
‘Black box recorder’ developed for buildingsVideoSubscription
A smart structural monitoring system has been developed to assess the state of buildings and key infrastructure in the immediate aftermath of earthquakes, explosions and fires.
The Canal & River Trust has raised “concern” over bridges to be used by the £43bn High Speed 2 (HS2) project.
‘Ground breaking’ sensors used on turbine basesSubscription
New “ground breaking” sensors have been installed on the foundations of two offshore wind turbines in northern England to analyse their performance in the harsh marine environment.