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  • Join us as we discuss a range of issues relating to cycle safety

    Podcast - How can we provide a safe environment for female, disabled and older cyclists?

    • Author: Adam Kirkupp
    • Date: 07 February, 2017

    As we continue to read reports of collisions involving vehicles and vulnerable road users, ICE discusses the role transport professionals can play in providing safe and accessible infrastructure for cyclists of all abilities, not just young men!

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  • The new safe confinement for Chernobyl reactor 4 will last 100 years.

    Chernobyl gets a new 100 year tomb

    • Author: Simon Fullalove
    • Date: 03 February, 2017

    The world’s largest moving land structure now covers the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident. In December 2017 engineers pushed a vast 36,000 tonne steel tomb over the highly radioactive remains of Chernobyl reactor 4…

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  • Nick enjoying the benefits of his new home

    From the Isle of Wight to the Shaky Isle: an engineering geology odyssey

    • Author: Robbie Maddison
    • Date: 02 February, 2017

    Are you thinking of working abroad? Civil engineer Nick Peters talks with Tonkin & Taylor about his relocating experience.

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  • Computer-generated model of global solar radiation around urban buildings.

    Improving the energy efficiency of buildings

    • Author: John Kaiser
    • Date: 31 January, 2017

    John Kaiser Calautit, editor of a new themed issue of the ICE Engineering Sustainability journal, explains how research into big data, GIS methods, performance gaps and super-insulation is helping to make buildings more energy-efficient

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  • There is a growing imperative to embrace Building Information Modelling (BIM)

    BIM in infrastructure - Not just a fad

    • Author: Marek Suchocki CEng FICE
    • Date: 25 January, 2017

    There has been significant promotion, enthusiasm and debate around BIM in the UK in the past few years, stimulated primarily by the public sector BIM Mandate first announced in 2011 and that came into force in 2016.

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  • Rødsand 2 MW wind farm off the Danish coast has 90 turbines 115 m tall (Ole Christiansen/Eon).

    Modelling offshore wind turbines

    • Author: John Owen
    • Date: 13 January, 2017

    John Owen, editor of new themed issue of the ICE Engineering and Computational Mechanics journal on offshore wind, says engineering modelling of offshore wind turbine structures offers many exciting challenges

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  • Intermediate road maintenance technologies such as this tractor-towed grader help to reduce capital costs

    Transport’s role in ending global poverty

    • Author: Elizabeth Jones
    • Date: 12 January, 2017

    Elizabeth Jones, editor of a new free-to-download themed issue of the ICE Transport journal, says improving transport infrastructure is essential to eradicating global poverty

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  • Your CPD record is the key.

    How CPD can help your career take off this year

    • Author: Jenny Cooke
    • Date: 11 January, 2017

    What do you hope to achieve in the next 12 months? Your CPD record could be your secret weapon, says ICE Council member Jenny Cooke

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  • Find out what is our pick this month.

    Library book of the month - January 2017

    • Author: Anna Plodowski
    • Date: 11 January, 2017

    This month we are delighted to have Anna Plodowski from the ICE Engineering Knowledge department reviewing Engineering – A Very Short Introduction by David Blockley.

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  • Delivering a third runway at Heathrow will present a number of major challenges

    Podcast - how will we build an additional runway at Heathrow airport?

    • Author: Adam Kirkup
    • Date: 09 January, 2017

    As an additional runway at Heathrow airport gets the backing from government, we examine how this huge infrastructure project will be built and what the benefits and challenges will be.

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