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It is now a century since the ICE’s Westminster HQ came into use. The annual dinner was held in the Great Hall on 22 October 1913, and on 4 November 1913, harbour engineer Anthony Lyster gave his presidential address in the Telford Theatre.
Cyclical funding damages the water sector.
More than 8,000 people have tuned into a special film celebrating the 150 year history of London’s Tube network.
A new initiative to help the civil engineering profession work together to alleviate the effects of some of the huge challenges the world faces - from population growth and growing energy demands through to shortages in infrastructure funding - has been launched by the ICE
This striking image of the Samuel Beckett bridge in Dublin at night, was taken by 18 year old Ben Dundas-Gray from Cirencester for the ICE’s Future Cities photo competition. The competition challenged youngsters to capture the functionality of civil engineering in an unusual or futuristic way.
Practice’s key role in developing employees.
Salaries paid to graduate civil engineers have risen by 6.8% since 2010, according to the ICE’s latest salary survey.
Civil engineers across several key infrastructure sectors such as water, rail and power have a “very good” understanding of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and its benefits, according to a recent survey.
The ICE has welcomed the Department for Business Innovation and Skills’ (BIS) decision to hold a special profile raising week for engineering between 4 and 8 November.
Network Rail’s £250M Stafford Area Improvements Programme is the latest project to sign up to the ICE’s “This is Civil Engineering” campaign.
Former Scott Wilson chairman Geoff French takes up office as the 149th president of the ICE just as the economy starts to emerge from recession. Antony Oliver discusses his plans to put the Institution at the heart of the nation’s growth agenda.
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.