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All posts (131):

  • ICE President Paul Sheffield

    Our infrastructure networks require a long-term strategy

    • Author: Paul Sheffield
    • Date: 28 September, 2020

    In his latest blog ICE President, Paul Sheffield recounts the discussion as he gave evidence to the Treasury Select Committee last week regarding the Government’s long-term plans for infrastructure.

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  • How does the construction industry 'build back better' for everyone?

    Construction + Tech + Covid-19 = ?

    • Author: George Smithies
    • Date: 25 September, 2020

    The Covid pandemic has been the catalyst for a fundamental pivot in the way we deliver construction projects says civil engineer George Smithies. So what might the construction industry look like in the future?

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  • ICE celebrates the diversity of its membership with a series of committee guidelines

    Diversity in the time of Covid

    • Author: Andrew Stanley
    • Date: 23 September, 2020

    Andrew Stanley is Head of Education Policy. He has supported ICE’s Fairness, Inclusion and Respect Committee, looking at diversity and inclusion over the past few COVID affected months.

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  • Celebrating the impact engineers have on the world around us

    Five great things about civil engineering

    • Author: Jack Tregartha, Eng Tech MICE
    • Date: 16 September, 2020

    Can you imagine a world without civil engineers? No, neither can site engineer Jack Tregartha who lets us in on five great things about his profession. …

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  • What is the impact of the pandemic on engineers' careers

    The impact of the 'new normal' on young engineers' careers

    • Author: Tim Hou
    • Date: 09 September, 2020

    President's Future Leader Tim Hou looks at the impact of the Covid pandemic on young civil engineers just starting their careers in the industry.

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  • How do we mitigate the effects on the environment?.

    Making net-zero happen

    • Author: Emily Seabrook, GMICE
    • Date: 07 September, 2020

    Civil Engineer Emily Seabrook wonders how we can take our personal concerns about net-zero and affect change in the wider, corporate world.

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  • ICE President Paul Sheffield

    How do we improve best practice across infrastructure delivery?

    • Author: Paul Sheffield
    • Date: 01 September, 2020

    Following the publication of two ICE papers on Covid-19 and 'levelling  up', ICE President Paul Sheffield further examines what can be done to improve infrastructure delivery in the current economic climate.

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  • Network Rail operate a regime of regular inspections and assessment of earth structures

    The resilience of UK rail infrastructure in the wake of the Stonehaven train crash

    • Author: Andrew Panos
    • Date: 20 August, 2020

    As the authorities investigate the causes of the recent Stonehaven train crash, ICE’s rail experts discuss the next steps in ensuring the future safety of rail networks in the face of extreme weather.
     

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  • Engineers delivering major projects must ensure that their digital foundations are solid

    Deft with data

    • Author: Rennie Chadwick
    • Date: 17 August, 2020

    Strong management of data is as critical to today’s infrastructure projects as skilful engineering.

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  • How can we use more sustainable tools in construction?

    Transporting to a greener future

    • Author: Jack Tregartha, Eng Tech MICE
    • Date: 12 August, 2020

    Civil Engineer Jack Tregartha argues that adopting new methods of working within the construction industry - BIM, 3D printing, the use of recycled materials - can help the industry achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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