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More than 100 experts and organisations have submitted evidence on the key issues facing the UK’s infrastructure networks, as part of the ICE’s next State of the Nation report to be published in the summer.
Chris Croft, Ray Cantwell, Regina Tumblepot and Sean Butler (left to right), met with ICE President Geoff French (centre) following a recent ceremony at One Great George Street, where they were presented with their TMICE EngTech certificates.
The ICE has urged the government to bring flood defence spending back up to pre-2010 levels in its pre-Budget submission to the Treasury.
Mike Cottell: ICE President 1992-93
Greg Foot: Showcasing his new show Kaboom!
Like many words, the term ‘apprentice’ is surrounded by misconceptions. It is seen by some as being limited to trade and craft professions, low paid and with little prospect of professional development. Such opinions could not be further from the truth.
The government’s chief construction advisor Peter Hansford has hosted the first ICE London Fellows’ Breakfast Briefing of the year.
The Mersey Gateway river crossing can deliver “a significant social and economic boost to the regional economy”, ICE President Geoff French has said.
Radio and television presenter Evan Davis chaired an ICE West Midlands debate on High Speed 2 (HS2) recently, as part of its Great Debate series.
ICE’s director of engineering policy and innovation Mike Chrimes has announced he will be retiring on 4 July 2014, after 37 years at 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.