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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.
ICE President Geoff French’s apprentices have made a final call for entries for their “I Love Civil Engineering” video competition.
Building links with governments.
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.
Incoming ICE President David Balmforth has called for applications to the ICE President’s Apprentice Scheme 2014.
ICE Council has approved an inflation-based 2% increase in 2015 subscription, transfer and entrance fees.
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.
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.
We must improve how we communicate what civil engineering is all about.
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.