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The ICE’s structures expert panel has published a short guidance note for engineers regarding the Party Wall etc Act 1996.
The ICE has launched its popular “I Love Civil Engineering” competition for 2015, to build on the success of the Civil Engineers: Shaping the World stand at the 2015 Big Bang Fair.
ICE London has welcomed last week’s update to the Greater London Authority’s London Infrastructure Plan 2050 (LIP 2050), published last week at business lobby group London First’s Infrastructure Summit.
The ICE’s Shaping the World stand at this year’s Big Bang Fair in Birmingham was well received by school children and teachers.
The ICE is stepping up its popular This is Civil Engineering awareness campaign ahead of the General Election.
Development support and guidance is vital
Better planning regulations for the underground environment will be needed if cities are to unlock the potential of subsurface spaces according to the International Tunnelling Association’s Committee for Underground Space (ITACUS).
Leading engineering companies and infrastructure clients including Amey, Carillion, Crossrail and Thames Tideway have signed up to a special technicians charter this week, It shows their commitment to ensuring their technicians and apprentices are supported to achieve professional status.
Recently qualified engineering technician Fiona Harris, 24, explains why civil engineering was the career for her, the benefits of an apprenticeship, and how it feels to achieve EngTech TMICE.
It is no coincidence that two of Germany’s outstanding gothic cathedrals in Cologne and Ulm are, in their completed forms, nineteenth century structures made possible by modern engineering.
London’s early Underground projects taught engineers valuable lessons about tunnelling. Mike Chrimes reports as the Tube celebrates its 150th anniversary.
Much of my time is occupied with strategic discussions about inspiring young people to become civil engineers. Recently, however, I have had occasion to consider the tremendous contribution of a post-war engineer who devoted 70 years to his profession.