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    19 reasons to attend UK TransportSubscription

    News16 May, 2017

    UK Transport is an exciting new event from New Civil Engineer exploring the broader transport infrastructure strategies and trends that are shaping the industry. Here are 19 reasons to attend.

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    Steel | New Blue Book launchedSubscription

    Feature10 May, 2017

    The Tata Steel Blue Book steel design guide has been fully updated and released as a more user friendly, web-based version with clearer tables.

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    Interview | Waboso pushes digital railSubscription

    Interview9 May, 2017

    Should civil engineers – and civil engineering businesses – be getting excited about the digital railway? It is just signalling, isn’t it? And there’s no money for it, is there?

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    Rise of the machines | The cutting edge Subscription

    Feature9 May, 2017

    Robotics make inspecting and replacing cutter discs on tunnel boring machines safer and faster.

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    Robots help us do more, betterSubscription

    Comment9 May, 2017

    So are the robots taking over? Are they coming to take your job?

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    Management of major projects falling below Crossrail standardSubscription

    News Insight5 May, 2017

    Governance of major infrastructure projects is falling below acceptable standards, Crossrail chairman Terry Morgan has warned.

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    Stonehenge tunnel to be built with private cashSubscription

    News28 March, 2017

    The A303 Stonehenge tunnel will be built with private finance, New Civil Engineer understands.

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    Bouygues and MWH lead NCE100 shortlistSubscription

    News Insight20 March, 2017

    Bouygues and MWH head the field of 55 civil engineering businesses in the running for coveted NCE100 Companies of the Year Awards 2017.

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    Silvertown Tunnel frontrunner falls at first hurdleSubscription

    News Insight14 March, 2017

    The frontrunner to build the £1bn Silvertown Tunnel in East London failed to even make the shortlist, New Civil Engineer can reveal.

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    Aid | Are we making a sustainable difference?Subscription

    Comment6 March, 2017

    Engineering a better world. It’s what civil engineers spend their careers doing, isn’t it? Directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man and all that. That terminology may now be a bit old hat (Royal Charters are hard things to change) but the broader sentiment is still right.