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The ICE is seeking nominations for people and projects for its 2015 Awards, which recognise outstanding civil engineering achievements, contributions to the profession, and services to the Institution.
An ICE member who was severely injured in a kite surfing accident has told how he worked tirelessly for seven years to regain the use of his body, despite being told by doctors he would not walk again.
Children and their families combined skiing with model ski slope construction on the annual ICE organised “ICE & Snow” ski trip to Meribel in France last month.
Hong Kong’s media gathered at the Construction Industry Council Zero Carbon Building in Hong Kong last week to meet ICE President David Balmforth.
The ICE has welcomed a new draft Construction, Design and Management Regulations guidance package.
Students, children, and their families engineered their own model ski slopes on the annual ICE-organised ICE & Snow ski trip to Meribel in France last month.
Unless society truly understands the rewards of a career in engineering, the profession will struggle to attract and retain the world class workforce it will needs, the ICE said this week.
Put the civils backdrop into the foreground.
In my retirement speech to colleagues last July I related a story about an essay I wrote at the age of 16 about entrusting the future of the world to young people. In general this is a view that I have maintained.
The ICE this week began a campaign to persuade all of the political parties to put infrastructure at the heart of their economic plans in the run up to this year’s General Election.
As a pan-industry campaign to dramatically boost the number of engineering technicians enters its second year, Mark Hansford explores the reasons behind the move and weighs up progress so far.
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.