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Following the first earthquake in Nepal, a team from Search and Rescue Assistance in Disasters (SARAID) was deployed to help rescue people trapped in collapsed buildings. ICE members Josh Macabuag, and Mark Scorer were structural engineers on the team. Macabuag, tells us about his experience.
Transport for London and CH2M’s London Overground capacity improvement programme won the top prize at ICE London’s 2015 Awards last week.
The ICE Benevolent Fund ran a stress and resilience workshop in May as part of a new training focus for the organisation.
ICE Council has approved a four-year programme of work on infrastructure planning for global cities, proposed as part of the Institution’s Shaping the World initiative.
A new play about the life and work of Isambard Kingdom Brunel will premiere this summer in London.
A team of young, Sheffield-based engineers from Mott MacDonald triumphed at this year’s MERIT competition, held at Loughborough University last month.
ICE Council has approved the election of Costain chief executive Andrew Wyllie as vice president to join the team for the 2015/16 presidential year.
The ICE this week welcomed infrastructure commitments in the main parties’ General Election manifestos.
The ICE has appointed Seán Harris as its new membership director, replacing David Lloyd Roach who left the Institution in December 2014.
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.