End of the one-stop shop?Subscription
Over the last few years the engineering industry has seen an increasing number of vertically integrated or one-stop shop services involved in the consultancy and contracting process.
The infrastructure sector and government need to work together if we are to sustain growth Subscription
After a period of immense difficulty for the industry caused by the financial crash of 2008, there are now positive signs across the board that we are moving into growth.
Halfway through its term of office, the coalition has suffered two and a half years of stagnant growth and double dip recession. So 2013 is the year that downbeat news must be replaced by signs of growth. And after years of government focus on infrastructure to generate growth, this has big implications for our sector, says Nelson Ogunshakin
Let’s rise to the High Speed 2 challenge Subscription
This vital rail link will support and spur economic growth.
Viewpoint: Nelson OgunshakinSubscription
Infrastructure development in this country faces three stark realities. There will be less public money to invest as the government concentrates on addressing the budget deficit.Secondly, investor confidence in the private sector is still fragile. It will continue to be difficult to persuade investors to support any but the lowest risk developments.
Consultants File 2010: Infrastructure rebirthSubscription
ACE chief executive Nelson Ogunshakin says the industry must work collaboratively to take the lead on low carbon solutions, efficient construction and technical development
FIDIC 2009: Forward thinkingSubscription
The FIDIC London 2009 conference agreed to lobby hard to achieve agreement at this December’s climate change summit in Copenhagen but the outcome must be about more that just a target, argues ACE chief executive Nelson Ogunshakin.
Battling with the boomSubscription
Viewpoint - The boom in the consultancy sector presents challenges for the industry, says Nelson Ogunshakin.