The UK is to guarantee £2bn of Chinese investment in the Hinkley Point C nuclear project in a deal which could see China take the lead in further nuclear projects, but there is still no indication on when a final investment decision will be taken on the project.
According to those working on the project, one of Crossrail’s biggest successes has been that many people are unaware of its existence.
Negotiations over funding have held back the flagship project, which aims to show proof of concept for large-scale tidal lagoon energy.
A TV production company is recruiting for a series aimed at reconnecting people to the engineers that are intrinsic to everyday life but are often forgotten.
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.
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.