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On this day in history

NCE is celebrating 40 years of being at the heart of industry by looking back at the stories that have broken over the years. Published in NCE today in...

2005

Lack of fire stops blamed for speed of Madrid tower inferno

An absence of fire stops between the curtain wall facade and concrete floor slabs has emerged as a critical factor in the rapid spread of fire that devastated Madrid's Torre Windsor last weekend.

2011

Trial pit death firm found guilty of corporate killing

Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings was found guilty of corporate manslaughter at Winchester Crown Court on Tuesday. The landmark case was the first to use the Corporate Manslaughter Act 2007.