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19 reasons to attend UK TransportSubscription
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.
Steel | New Blue Book launchedSubscription
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.
Interview | Waboso pushes digital railSubscription
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?
Rise of the machines | The cutting edge Subscription
Robotics make inspecting and replacing cutter discs on tunnel boring machines safer and faster.
Robots help us do more, betterSubscription
So are the robots taking over? Are they coming to take your job?
Governance of major infrastructure projects is falling below acceptable standards, Crossrail chairman Terry Morgan has warned.
Stonehenge tunnel to be built with private cashSubscription
The A303 Stonehenge tunnel will be built with private finance, New Civil Engineer understands.
Bouygues and MWH lead NCE100 shortlistSubscription
Bouygues and MWH head the field of 55 civil engineering businesses in the running for coveted NCE100 Companies of the Year Awards 2017.
The frontrunner to build the £1bn Silvertown Tunnel in East London failed to even make the shortlist, New Civil Engineer can reveal.
Aid | Are we making a sustainable difference?Subscription
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.