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...
Thames seepage threatens barrier prospects
Work has just begun to stop water seeping into the critical pier seven cofferdam of the Thames barrier. The leak will delay construction of the pier by at least three months.
Freeze hope for ring main borer rescue
Ground freezing is to be introduced to rescue a tunnelling machine which has been stuck for over a month on Thames Water Authority's prestige London ring main.
Mountain moves on Pen y Clip
Britain's geotechnically most difficult tunnelling project has been set back by a partial collapse of the face and roof.
Quake hits work on world's longest suspension bridge
Kobe's earthquake has halted work on the world's longest suspension bridge. A fault line open underneath the central span of Japan's Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge and urgent inspection is under way to determine the severity of the damage.