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100th project signs up for ‘This is Civil Engineering’ promotional campaign

An ICE initiative to raise awareness of civil engineering reached a major milestone recently when the Northern Inner Distribution Road in the Somerset became the 100th project to join.

President’s apprentices call for ‘I love civil engineering videos’

ICE President Geoff French’s apprentices have made a final call for entries for their “I Love Civil Engineering” video competition.

Using our influence

Building links with governments.

Survey shows improved member satisfaction

ICE members are more satisfied with the Institution than they were in 2012 according to the Institution’s latest member satisfaction survey.Overall member satisfaction increased to 74.1% in 2014, compared to 72.1% in 2012.

David Balmforth

Balmforth invites applications from President’s apprentice candidates

Incoming ICE President David Balmforth has called for applications to the ICE President’s Apprentice Scheme 2014.

ICE headquarters

Council approves 2% subscription increase in line with inflation

ICE Council has approved an inflation-based 2% increase in 2015 subscription, transfer and entrance fees.


London needs world class infrastructure

If London is to maintain its global standing, it needs world class infrastructure networks that have sufficient capacity, are resilient and equip the capital for the challenges ahead, according to ICE London.

Rest and be Thankful

View award-winning ICE papers for free

The 2014 ICE Publishing Awards, for papers published in 2013, have been announced, and the documents are available for members to view free of charge.

Sara Thiam

Telling our stories better

We must improve how we communicate what civil engineering is all about.

Chrimes Watch


Underground revolution

London’s early Underground projects taught engineers valuable lessons about tunnelling. Mike Chrimes reports as the Tube celebrates its 150th anniversary.


In memory of Francis Walley, one of the UK's great post-war engineers

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.

John Rennie

Rennie’s magnificent legacy 250 years on

This Tuesday (7 June) marked the 250th anniversary of the birth of John Rennie, the great contemporary, and at times rival, of Thomas Telford.

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