Friday, 27 February 2015

Civil

New technology aims to thwart misery and costs incurred  by potholes

Scanning technology detects early signs of potholes

10 Feb 2015 | By Jason Ford

Technology being developed at Nottingham Trent University aims to detect the early signs of potholes and determine their severity.

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Maufacturing manifesto issued by cross-party MPs group

20 Jan 2015

A cross-party group of parliamentarians has launched a pre-election manifesto calling on future governments to ensure Britain’s place as a global leader in manufacturing markets.

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New horizons: careers with engineering consultancies

29 Jan 2015 | By Julia Pierce

Opportunities at engineering consultancies aren’t just about civil engineering. Julia Pierce reports.

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Capital projects and safe fracking

23 Feb 2015 | By Jason Ford

Best practise for fracking to ensure gas can be harvested safely come under focus this week, along with engineering in London and the EEF’s National Conference 

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Going underground: cities of the future

6 Feb 2015 | By Stephen Harris

Could Britain’s new generation of tunnelling expertise be put to use creating underground cities? And would we really want them?

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This week in 1884: Excavating the Panama Canal

17 Jul 2013 | By Stephen Harris

The Engineer’s report on the machines used to create one of the modern engineering wonders of the world included hints at some of the terrible troubles it would go on to face.

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This week in 1883: Opening of the Brooklyn Bridge, New York

29 May 2013 | By Stephen Harris

The Engineer gave a detailed report of both the engineering behind the bridge that began the architectural transformation of New York and the tragic circumstances of its construction.

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