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The introduction of a proposed new ‘water shares’ system, which would see all water abstractors own a share in their local water catchment, could create a sense of mutual responsibility among abstractors to preserve water supply and better promote water trading during times of water stress, according to the ICE.
Fifteen of the most outstanding civil engineering projects in London have made the shortlist for the prestigious ICE London Civil Engineering Awards.
The extraordinary work of civil engineers in restoring the Dawlish railway line - two weeks ahead of schedule and in the face of extremely challenging conditions - is being used as part of a special campaign aimed to raise awareness of the importance of civil engineering to society, and inspire young people to find out more about a career in civil engineering.
How CDM changes will affect our industry.
Arup graduate Yin Shan Ho has won the top prize in the London heat of the ICE Graduate and Student Papers Competition in recognition of his achievements in his final year undergraduate research.
A special commemorative plaque has been laid by ICE Scotland to acknowledge Thomas Telford’s contribution to two outstanding engineering landmarks - the coast to coast Caledonian Canal and the Göta Kanal in Sweden.
The Derwent Valley aqueduct in Leicestershire, part of a £44M scheme to upgrade the Victorian water supply system, has become the latest project to join the ICE’s ‘This is Civil Engineering’ campaign.
The ICE has launched a UK-wide competition designed to help school children aged between eight and 16 years old learn about civil engineering and sustainability in building design.
A more ambitious joint central and local government programme is needed if the road maintenance backlog is to be clear, according to the ICE.
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.
This Tuesday (7 June) marked the 250th anniversary of the birth of John Rennie, the great contemporary, and at times rival, of Thomas Telford.