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Natalie Hardwick

Stories

  • Kielder_1

    Ready To Roll

    28 July 2011

    The donation of some unused rolls of geotextile has helped a local recreation group in the North-east to build a scenic cycle route. Natalie Hardwick reports.

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    Up Hill Struggle

    28 July 2011

    When Dumfries & Galloway Council decided to widen part of the busy A7, slope reinforcement was crucial to the project. Natalie Hardwick reports

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    Remote Control

    21 April 2011

    Engineers had to tunnel within millimetres of bridge foundations for a busy interchange extension in Saudi Arabia’s capital - overseen by a design team based in England. Natalie Hardwick reports

  • Nuclear poweredSubscription

    3 March, 2011

    Universities are increasing the range of nuclear studies courses on offer, as Britain gears up for a nuclear power construction programme. Natalie Hardwick reports.

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    Pick 'N' Mix

    16 December 2010

    A project in Nottingham is using Trenchmix technology to provide flood defence with minimum disruption to the surrounding area. Natalie Hardwick reports.

  • Graduates

    Rise in graduate engineer vacanciesSubscription

    8 July 2010Comments (3)

    Job vacancies for engineering graduates are expected to leap by almost 45% this summer according to a survey by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) published this week.

  • Second Guatemala City sinkhole

    Guatemala City hit by second sinkhole Subscription

    9 June, 2010Comments (3)

    A second massive sinkhole to appear in Guatemala City in four years may also have been caused by a combination of geological anomalies and problems with water utility pipes.

  • Nuclear energy

    Energy Institute and British Energy Association merge to create UKWECSubscription

    12 March, 2010

    The Energy Institute (EI) and the British Energy Association (BEA) have this week merged to create UKWEC – a UK Member Committee of the World Energy Council (WEC).

  • Roadsigns  transport

    Report claims "too many ministers" spoil the Department for TransportSubscription

    5 March, 2010

    A “revolving door” of ministerial staff is one of several criticisms levelled at the Department of Transport (DfT) today in a joint report by the Commons transport and communities and local government select commitees.

  • Tunnelling course

    Courses spotlight: The knowledge denSubscription

    4 March 2010

    With a raft of UK tunnelling projects on the drawing board, there is a push to develop the skills to deliver them. Natalie Hardwick looks at how universities and firms are responding.