Bridging the gapSubscription
In Paul Thomas Anderson’s feted 2007 film “There Will Be Blood,” pathologically ambitious Daniel Plainview, played by Daniel Day- Lewis, turns from gold to black gold during the great South Californian oil boom that straddled the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries. Based on the spirit more than the text of Upton Sinclair’s 1927 novel Oil!, it showed how a man could be possessed by the potent, magical allure of oil.
Beeching 50 years on: NCE readers' revivalsSubscription
As a physicist, Dr Richard, later Baron, Beeching, would have known all about forces. A lot of force and pressure was exerted on him when he was entrusted with rescuing a railway that was itself going off the rails just after mid-century.
New Thames river crossing to be at Nine ElmsSubscription
An international competition to design the first central London crossing of the river Thames since the Millennium Bridge in 2000 is to be launched in the autumn.
Former Arup rail director Mark Bostock has said that the High Court ruling dismissing all but one of the objections to the High Speed 2 rail project had no logic.
Public shows support for Northern Line extensionSubscription
The third public consultation on the proposed Battersea Northern Line extension has shored up support for the new project.
Hatfield landslip removal set to startSubscription
Hatfield Colliery engineers are expected to soon begin removing the spoil from a landslip site after indications that the slide has finally halted.
Construction strategy to embrace SMEsSubscription
Government construction strategy due in July.
Bam Nuttall's busway claims rejected by councilSubscription
Cambridgeshire County Council this week rejected Bam Nuttall’s assertion that the council’s project manager Atkins was responsible for delays to its guided busway scheme.
Guided bus dispute heads for courtSubscription
Cambridgeshire County Council this week opened the way to the next phase of legal action concerning its dispute with Bam Nuttall over delays to its guided bus project.