Innovative Thinking

Recruitment Showcase | Stantec launches largest ever recruitment drive


Leading sustainable design and engineering firm Stantec has launched its largest ever recruitment campaign in the UK and Ireland to boost its 3,000-strong workforce.

A wide variety of positions are now open for experienced candidates, as well as those starting their careers in energy, water, transport, buildings, community development, asset management,…

Innovative Thinking | New SuDS Adoption


Changes to the design and construction guidance for adoptable sewers gives the green light for arch-shaped attenuation chambers.

Water UK’s design and construction guidance (DCG) for sewers offered for adoption has been updated to include information about arch-shaped below-ground water attenuation chambers. This will make it easier for water companies…

Innovation Showcase | Stormtech does SuDS differently


Stormtech SuDS attenuation system targets the UK market

StormTech arch-shaped SuDS attenuation chambers from Advanced Drainage Systems have been used on over 50,000 projects worldwide. New Eurocode modelling demonstrates they pass muster for projects in the UK and Europe too. The StormTech underground SuDS attenuation system, that exploits the structural properties…

Innovation showcase | Atkins aims at digital transformation


Atkins’ approach to digital transformation is as much about taking the whole industry forward as improving delivery of its own work.

While Atkins’ work to improve digitalisation is gathering momentum, global digital director Ceri-Ann Droog says that its ambition is much broader that just the firm’s own work. She says that…