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  • NCE100 Stage set

    NCE100 | Showcase your innovation, influence and impactSubscription

    Inside Track20 November, 2017

    Entries are now being sought for the NCE100 2018: New Civil Engineer’s annual assessment of the most influential, innovative firms operating in civil engineering today.

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    Interview | ICE President Lord Mair Subscription

    Interview15 November, 2017

    Robert Mair is not a typical academic despite his educational background.

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    British Land boss Chris Grigg joins CN SummitSubscription

    News13 November, 2017

    British Land chief executive Chris Grigg will take part in a conversation with BBC broadcaster Andrew Neil to start the property and housing-themed day two of this year’s CN Summit.

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    BCIA | Halley VI voted people's champion projectSubscription

    News18 October, 2017

    The Halley VI Antarctic Research Station has been voted top project of the 30 years of the British Construction Industry Awards in a public vote.

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    Comment | Workplace Wellbeing is spreadingSubscription

    Comment11 October, 2017

     It has become quite fashionable for our industry leaders to talk about the need to transform its approach to health, safety and wellbeing.

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    Interview | Mark Carne, Network RailSubscription

    Interview11 October, 2017

    His regulated funding model is broken. It is a given that he is going to get less cash to spend in the next five year cycle, and the woes of electrification continue to cast a long shadow. Yet Network Rail chief executive Mark Carne is remarkably enthused about the future of UK rail, and his operation in particular.

  • Network Rail

    New rail electrification 'will have to stand on its own feet', says CarneSubscription

    News11 October, 2017

    Network Rail chief executive Mark Carne has said that future electrification schemes will face much tougher scrutiny before any go-ahead.

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    TechFest | Raising the bar with technologySubscription

    Feature10 October, 2017

    There was a clear optimism and ambition vibe at New Civil Engineer’s inaugural Festival of Innovation and Technology – TechFest – in September.

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    Workplace Wellbeing | Raising the Standard Subscription

    Feature10 October, 2017

    Tideway is using the word “transformational” in relation to workplace wellbeing.

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    Aecom | Making big workSubscription

    Feature9 October, 2017

    As the big firms keep getting bigger, one of the greatest career conundrums now facing the more creative and upwardly mobile engineer is whether to stick or to twist – stay with the behemoth and all the processes and systems that come with the largest corporations, or move on and start anew.