• Linda Miller.
    • Blog post
    • 17 June 2019

    Does your team reflect the diversity of the community you're building for?

    As we approach International Women in Engineering Day on 23 June, Bechtel's Linda Miller challenges all engineers to call out bias in the industry. 

    Spillweirs Large and Small: Designing for Reservoir Floods, Belfast
  • Westminster Tube Station platform, part of the Jubilee Line Extension works. Image credit: Adrian Pingstone/Wikimedia Commons
    • Blog post
    • 13 June 2019

    How can we narrow the gap between project estimates and actual cost?

    The Jubilee Line Extension (JLE) cost £3.6bn, a £1.5bn cost over-run, a crisis, now all but forgotten. Miles Ashley, Chair of the steering group for ICE's latest paper on forecasts vs outturns, discusses the steps we need to take to improve public perception of major projects. 

    Spillweirs Large and Small: Designing for Reservoir Floods, Belfast
  • Properly future-proofing urban areas such as Glasgow City Region against climate change presents numerous opportunities for civil engineers. Image credit: JohnMcGrevey/Pixabay
    • Blog post
    • 13 June 2019

    How should a city get ready for climate change?

    Kit England and Ruth Wolstenholme from charity Sniffer and Graham Edmond of Transport Scotland describe Glasgow City Region’s pioneering risk assessment for climate change.

    Spillweirs Large and Small: Designing for Reservoir Floods, Belfast