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Mark Hansford

Mark Hansford



I am Editor of New Civil Engineer

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  • Mark_Hansford

    Written in the cloud

    Mark's blog6 December, 2012 11:10 am

    “We want to change the way people do infrastructure design,” proclaimed software giant Autodesk’s senior vice president, industry strategy Andrew Anagnost on the eve of the firm’s annual convention in Las Vegas last week. “And the way we’re going to do it is by using the power of the cloud.”

  • Mining a rich seam of UK talent

    Mark's blog6 September, 2012 2:45 pm

    Mining is the new roads sector for UK consultants eyeing up a £200bn global pot of cash.

  • Keeping focused on engineering

    Mark's blog6 July, 2012 9:57 am

    The stock of the engineer as innovator is rising, driven by client demands for better cost and time certainty on increasingly complex projects. So much so that it is prompting enlightened consultants seriously rethink attitudes to research and development and the way they treat their technically-minded engineers.

  • Should Gatwick become London's hub?

    Mark's blog18 May, 2012 5:21 pm

    While the South East airport capacity debate centres on a Heathrow third runway versus Boris Island in the Thames Estuary, Gatwick is coolly making an understated case for the next new runway to head its way.

  • Railtrack haunts Cameron's plan for road privatisation

    Mark's blog30 March, 2012 7:49 am

    Fear of recreating mistakes of the past is the biggest threat to prime minister David Cameron’s bold vision to drag England’s roads into the 21st century, aided by vast slugs of private money.

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