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Tom Hart

I’m a technical reporter for New Civil Engineer with a brief to cover breaking news from the industry, and an interest in how engineering and society influence each other.

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  • Team 3x2

    Analysis | 'Quota' is not a dirty wordSubscription

    8 September, 2016Comments (2)

    Despite decades spent talking about equality between men and women in the industry parity in numbers at senior levels remains a distant prospect. It is time to accept that quota is not a dirty word.

  • Network Rail workshop 3x2

    Video | Network Rail's workshop on wheelsVideoSubscription

    4 September, 2016

    Network Rail has released a video displaying its £6.5M investment in a workshop on wheels to repair tracks. 

  • cyclist on road

    London's North-South Cycle Superhighway approvedSubscription

    2 September, 2016

    The North-South Cycle Superhighway has been approved for construction in spring 2017.

  • Monaco extnsion v2

    Works starts on Monaco offshore extensionVideoSubscription

    1 September, 2016

    Bouygues has started work on an offshore extension that will provide 6ha of extra space for the microstate.

  • Dubai Opera

    Atkins' Dubai Opera opens Subscription

    1 September, 2016

    The 2,000 seat Dubai Opera has opened in Downtown Dubai with an opening performance from tenor Placido Domingo.

  • Birmingham New Street

    West Midlands rail expands passenger capacitySubscription

    31 August, 2016

    Extra capacity for 20,000 additional passengers will be added on the London-Birmingham rail route with a new operator to take over the franchise in October 2017.

  • NCE stock airports

    Laing O’Rourke wins Brisbane airport expansionSubscription

    31 August, 2016

    Laing O’Rourke has been selected to serve as managing contractor on two new gates for Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal.

  • Jordan’s Al Za’atari camp opened in 2012.

    Refugee crisis | What role for civil engineers?Subscription

    31 August, 2016

    There are 4.8M refugees from Syria scattered across Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt. They are living among relatives, friends, in informal settlements, rented accommodation and refugee camps.

  • The Address Dubai fire morning after

    Super tall, super smart | Higher fireSubscription

    31 August, 2016

    Blazes in high rise buildings such as the Sulafa Tower and The Torch complex in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have drawn attention to fire risk in tall buildings. New Civil Engineer takes a look at high altitude fire.

  • Kent Fire and Rescue

    M20 lorry accident sparks guidance concernsSubscription

    30 August, 2016Comments (5)

    A lorry strike on an M20 pedestrian bridge over the Bank Holiday weekend has raised concerns around network management.

All by Tom Hart