Channel tunnel repairs on scheduleSubscription
NCE visted the Channel tunnel last week to see how repairs are progressing after the 11 September fire. Eurotunnel says its contractors will have the tunnel open for commercial operations by 15 February. Watch the video.
Repairing the Channel TunnelSubscription
Work is progressing under the English Channel to repair fire damage sustained earlier in the year.Watch exclusive video of the Chunnel repair work in progress
Eurotunnel has again rejected using covered wagons or a fire suppression system for HGV trains passing through the Channel Tunnel but has called for a rethink on other fire suppression issues.
A West Bank development to house 30,000 people is being hailed as the first Palestinian planned community.
Scottish Water has unveiled plans for a water treatment works to be built at the highest altitude of any works in the UK.
Venice flood triggers call for defence cashSubscription
The floods that hit Venice this week underlined the need to press ahead with the next phase of work on the city’s Moses project flood defences, the system’s designer told NCE.
Civil engineers could be winners in green boomSubscription
Civil engineers could be in the forefront of a 'green boom' that addresses climate change, green energy and the Credit Crunche, an environmental campaigner told engineers at Civils 2008 last week.
A pre-inquiry meeting for the proposed new Stansted runway was attended by concerned local residents to consider the arrangements and timetable for the public inquiry examining the case for and against the second runway at Stansted.
Sustainable drainage will form a crucial part of the Olympic Park, the Olympic Delivery Authority revealed yesterday when it outlined its plans for a 21st century park that draws on centuries of British park design combined with ground-breaking green technology.
Falling demand has forced construction materials manufacturers to cut jobs and slash production by 20%, it emerged this week.