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  • Morandi Bridge

    Collapsed Italy bridge had £17.9M of repair works out to tender Subscription

    News20 August, 2018

    The owner and operator of the Polcevera viaduct was actively tendering for €20M (£17.9M) of structural retrofitting at the time of its collapse, as a stop gap while a complete upgrade of the major road network around Genoa was worked up.

  • High Speed 1 train

    Comment | What are the biggest infrastructure challenges?Subscription

    Comment6 August, 2018

    What is the single biggest challenge faced by infrastructure clients today? And how can the civil engineering profession help overcome it?

  • start up hp

    Calling all innovative SMEs!Subscription

    News26 July, 2018

    Small innovative firms now have a unique opportunity to pitch to and be heard by major industry clients through the NCE Accelerator, a brand new collaboration between New Civil Engineer and Costain.

  • Atc crop

    Tech Excellence | Building Muscat's new airportSubscription

    Feature24 July, 2018

    Exacting designs, and a two year warranty period were among challenges facing contractors building the new airport for Oman’s capital, Muscat.

  • Osborne site

    Tech Excellence | Connecting site and plantSubscription

    Feature24 July, 2018

    We are a technology company using connectivity to achieve better business performance for our customers,” explains Onwave managing director Stuart Ladbrook.

  • Crossrail

    Exclusive | Revised Crossrail cost to be revealedSubscription

    News24 July, 2018

    The final cost of Crossrail will be around £700M over the projected cost, New Civil Engineer understands.

  • Ice hq 2by3

    ICE members vote for governance changeSubscription

    News18 July, 2018

    ICE Corporate Members have voted in favour of significant changes to the governance arrangements of the Institution.

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    Vote now as ICE ballot deadline looms Subscription

    News5 July, 2018

    ICE Corporate Members have less than one week left to vote in the ballot to decide the future governance arrangements for the Institution.

  • Lagoon wall (tidal lagoon power)

    Tidal lagoon boss slams 'pathetic' governmentSubscription

    News26 June, 2018

    Swansea Bay tidal lagoon backers have slammed the government’s “lack of faith” in British industry after it canned the £1.3bn scheme for good. 

  • Water shortages are a real threat

    Comment | Confronting future water shortagesSubscription

    Comment20 June, 2018

    Water regulator Ofwat may not like it, but temporary use bans and drought orders are real and are in the 10 year plans of water companies as they prepare for life without additional resources in the near to medium-term.

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