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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.
Rail boss wants private cash for digital upgradeSubscription
Network Rail chief executive has called on the private sector to “step up” and start working on how it could finance the digital railway programme.
British Construction Industry Awards | Enter nowSubscription
Project teams seeking recognition for their design and delivery excellence are urged to act fast with the 17 March entry deadline for the British Construction Industry Awards looming.
Old Oak Common design aspirations to be revealedSubscription
The need for world class design on Old Oak Common’s centrepiece rail hub in west London is to be outlined by the head of its development corporation at an exclusive NCE100 event next month.
Big names to speak at UK TransportSubscription
Bosses of the UK’s biggest clients are lining up to speak at the new UK Transport event to share their passion for and insight into infrastructure investment.
Lower Thames Crossing gets new project bossSubscription
Highways England has appointed Tim Jones as project director for the new £4bn Lower Thames Crossing tunnnel scheme.
Paul Sheffield leaves Laing O'RourkeSubscription
Laing O’Rourke has revealed that Paul Sheffield is stepping down from his role as managing director of the firm’s Engineering Enterprise division.
Change your demographics, highways firms warnedSubscription
Highways engineering firms must do more to change the demographic of their work forces if they are to remain capable of delivering the infrastructure society needs, a leading client has warned.
Elevating Infrastructure | Making the caseSubscription
“High quality infrastructure drives economic growth, boosts productivity and raises living standards.”