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Entry deadline for NCE Awards extended by two weeks


The deadline for entries to the NCE Awards has been extended until 5 May, maximising the opportunity for UK-based civil engineering consulting firms to achieve recognition as leaders in the sector.

The NCE Awards celebrate achievements by civil engineering consultancies in the UK and are open to both large and small…

Lords back plan to outlaw new coal mines in England


The future of the £165M Woodhouse Colliery coal mine in Cumbria is in doubt after amendments were tabled to the Energy Bill in the House of Lords to outlaw coal mines in England.

Changes to the Energy Bill were voted through by The House of Lords on a wafer-thin margin of…

Arup selected to undertake UK East Coast Hydrogen project work


Northern Gas Networks (NGN) has awarded a contract to Arup to undertake a pre-front-end engineering design (FEED) study for the UK East Coast Hydrogen (ECH) project, focusing on areas within its network including Teesside and the Humber.

The ECH project is joint initiative between gas network operators Cadent, NGN and National…

Tokamak Energy unveils first images of commercial fusion power plant


First images of Tokomak Energy's commercial fusion power plant planned for the UK have been released before the demonstrator plant has been consented and built.

The first look at the commercial development follows news earlier this year that construction of General Fusion’s demonstration fusion energy plant at the UK Atomic Energy…

Government offshore wind champion says UK will miss 2030 targets


A report released from the government’s elected offshore wind champion claims the UK will not reach its target of providing 50GW of energy from wind turbines by 2030.

In the report Tim Pick calls for the acceleration of offshore wind farm development to aid the UK’s transition to net zero. Currently,…

10 days left for consultants to enter the NCE Awards


UK-based civil engineering consulting firms have until 21 April to enter the new NCE Awards and get onto the shortlist for the event that will put a spotlight on the best in the business.

As well as categories to determine the top consulting firm and SME consulting firm of the year,…