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Civil & Structural News

  • Updates on the HS2 project

    / 28 November /
    In our modern world where a good transportation network and an effective communication system are two important factors necessary for the growth of any community, the need for more accessible cities which cater for these needs optimally while also taking into consideration, the economic side of
  • H2S: It’s an exciting time to be a civil engineer

    / 6 October /
    The High Speed Two (H2S) has been described as a game-changer and the greatest ever upgrade to Britain's railways, and without doubt, this United Kingdom’s high-speed rail project has been a hot topic. The H2S project aims to meet the United Kingdom’s high
  • How Managers can keep women in Engineering

    / 28 June /
    The under-representation of women in Science, Technology and Engineering (STEM) remains a worrying trend globally. This gender disparity is particularly evident in Engineering where women make up only about 10% of the workforce in the UK, the lowest in Europe.   It is generally agreed that

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  • Atkins appointed as designer for Havant reservoir

    / 4 October /
    The £100 million reservoir is being developed in collaboration with Southern Water and will make use of Portsmouth’s resilient spring supplies in the otherwise seriously water-stressed region to create a strategic new water resource. It will also enable transfers from the
  • The Current State of Mental Health in the Resources & Engineering Industries

    / 10 October /
    With World Mental Health Day fast approaching, on 10 October 2019, I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about a topic close to my heart and an issue I dwell on often, the prevalence of depression in the oil, gas and engineering industries. It is close to my heart as I missed the opportunity to
  • Yorkshire Water awards £1bn AMP7 MEICA Frameworks

    / 18 October /
    Following a 12 month procurement process, 11 partners have been appointed with the MEICA framework, complementing the Civils frameworks announced recently. Together they complete the procurement process for the water company’s AMP7 non-infrastructure works. The 5 year frameworks,