Mark Hansford's stories
If ever there was a reminder of the deadly serious nature of civil engineering, March’s bridge collapse in Florida was it.
Growing cities | Human JungleSubscription
Two thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, and cities are having to grow rapidly to cope with this influx.
Growing cities | Urban plansSubscription
The mayors of Paris, Oslo and Milan exclusively reveal how they are helping shape carbon neutral, resilient cities of the future.
Profile | Perfect CircleSubscription
Perfect Circle is winning work for itself and regional consultants as it manages local government consultancy work for Scape.
Istanbul’s deputy leader has justified plans to link the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara by cutting a controversial 45km long canal through Turkey’s largest city.
Discussions between the British and Welsh governments to build the £1.3bn Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon are going “at full tilt,” according to a senior figure on the project.
Engineers had observed, discussed at length and ultimately dismissed the significance of a crack in a Florida pedestrian bridge just three hours before it collapsed killing six, it has been revealed.
Six dead as 862t bridge collapses onto Florida highwayVideoSubscription
A 862t bridge deck still under construction has collapsed onto a Florida highway, crushing cars and killing at least six people.
There is much engineering excitement this month about proposals for a high speed rail version of the M25, as proposed by Expedition.
There are many theories about what caused the spectacular demise of Carillion. Ultimately, it all comes back to skills.