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Margo Cole

Margo Cole is a freelance specialist writer

Contact Info

Tel:
020 3033 2826
Email:
margo.cole@emap.com

Stories

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    Melbourne viaducts replace level crossingsSubscription

    24 May, 2018

    An ambitious programme to remove level crossings from an Australian suburban railway has proved a fertile ground for innovation.

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    Safety | Training with virtual realitySubscription

    16 April, 2018

    Virtual reality could be the key to finding meaningful and engaging ways to deliver vital site safety information.

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    Stanton Cross geotechnical challengeSubscription

    10 October, 2017

    If you were asked to design a project to give young civil engineers the opportunity to experience as many aspects of the job as possible, you probably could not imagine anything as perfect as Stanton Cross in Northamptonshire.

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    Workplace Wellbeing | Targeting safety Subscription

    10 October, 2017Updated: 10 October, 2017

    Wherever you look on major construction sites you will see the word “zero” associated with safety: on hoardings, posters and PPE equipment – from “Zero Harm”, to “Target Zero” and even “Beyond Zero”.

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    Workplace Wellbeing | Trouble in MindSubscription

    10 October, 2017Updated: 10 October, 2017

    The issue of mental health is at last being recognised by society as being on a par with physical health, rather than being hidden and stigmatised.

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    Business Culture | EthicsSubscription

    15 August, 2017

    Are engineers adequately equipped to deal with the ethical dilemmas they may be faced with?

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    Mersey Gateway nears completionSubscription

    11 May, 2017

    After a long gestation period, the Mersey Gateway between Widnes and Runcorn is nearing completion.

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    Rise of the Machines | Automated maintenanceSubscription

    9 May, 2017

    Road and rail maitenance is the next frontier in complete automation.

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    Healthy Transport | WalkingSubscription

    11 April, 2017

    Walking is about as low-emission as you can get. Encouraging more of it is increasingly the engineers’ role.

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    Remodelling Hampstead pondsSubscription

    9 January, 2017Comments (1)

    All year round, London’s Hampstead Heath teems with people out for walks, flying kites and even swimming.

All by Margo Cole

Blog posts

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    Keeping flood insurance afloat

    The clock is ticking for the government and the insurance industry to agree on a mechanism for funding flooding insurance if thousands of homes are not to be left high and dry without any cover.

    Margo's blog20 April, 2012

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    The prudent will plan for climate change

    The government has made great strides in offering its views on the potential catastrophic effects of ignoring climate change, but the debate over preparedness threatens to undermine those very solutions.

    Margo's blog23 February, 2012

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