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ICE News

NCE is the magazine of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Get news about the ICE here.

Sara Thiam

Getting the balance right

Getting gender equality requires a sustained effort on many fronts.

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Gender and diversity papers free to read

A series of published papers on gender and diversity issues in civil engineering will be available to read free of charge this week, as part of ICE Publishing’s National Women in Engineering Day celebrations.

Claire Rose

More female role models needed, says rising civil engineering star

Bechtel senior engineer Claire Rose, a nominee for the Rising Star category of the 2015 Women in Construction Awards, shares the moment she took the first passenger train across the Elevated Railway in Reading after managing its construction. She says how it felt to pass her professional review, and what she thinks would inspire more women to join the profession.

Mary Fergusson

First woman civil engineer remembered

Mary Fergusson is thought to be the first woman in the UK to have had a full-time care er as an engineer and was the first female ICE Fellow.

Aimi Elias

Women in Engineering day 2015 promotes civils careers

The ICE and its members are showcasing civil engineering as a career for women this week, marking National Women in Engineering Day 2015 on 23 June.

Steve Feeley

Embracing our technicians

Now is the time for industry-wide change.

David Balmforth

Balmforth in Benevolent Fund donations plea

ICE President David Balmforth has called for more ICE members to donate to the Benevolent Fund and help their colleagues.

‘ICE & Snow’ civils ski trip offers discount

Children and their families are being offered a 10%discount for ICE’s annual “ICE & Snow” skiing and engineering trip to Meribel in France this December.

Stress

Benevolent Fund holds stress workshop

The ICE Benevolent Fund ran a stress and resilience workshop in May as part of a new training focus for the organisation.

Alistair Hitchcock

ICE Elect 2015

ICE Council elections are now open, giving members the opportunity to have their say on who should help lead their Institution.

ICE In-depth

David Balmforth

Interview: David Balmforth, change bringer

ICE President David Balmforth set out to be “sensibly challenging” to the profession in his year in office. Here is an update.

Chrimes Watch

James Watt was asked to repair Glasgow University’s model Newcomen engine

Chrimes watch: Watt remembered

Spring marks the 250th anniversary of a significant breakthrough in the development of the steam engine: James Watt’s invention of the separate condenser.

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Chrimes Watch: Germany’s tale of two cathedrals

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.

Northern_line

Underground revolution

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

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