Institution of Civil Engineers

Type: Organization
Name: Institution of Civil Engineers
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Boost for engineering technicians campaign

A campaign to increase the number of accredited engineering technicians has been lifted by a further £2m grant from Lord Sainsbury’s Gatsby Charitable Foundation. The EngTechNow campaign is led by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the Institution ... [Published Construction Index - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Staffordshire County Council Engineers build bridges with local children

Civil Engineers from Staffordshire County Council and Balfour Beatty, who are currently working on improvements to the Rocester by-pass took their skills in to the classroom on 2nd April. Mark Snape, Project Engineer at the Council, and his team gave ... [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Chief praises Dawlish "shining example of civil engineers" as...

Business is returning to usual for the Southwest just one week after the lifeline railway link at Dawlish was restored.The repaired track is carrying trainloads of visitors and residents along the famously picturesque line which hugs the south coast.The ... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Guides in capital trip to mark science week

GIRL Guides from Wyre Forest travelled to London to celebrate national science and engineering week.The groups were among 350 Girl Guides from across Worcestershire who travelled on a special charter train and took part in challenges as part of the 10-day ... [Published Halesowen News - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

More ambitious joint central/local Government effort needed to clear pothole backlog, says ICE

Commenting on the Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance Survey, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Director General Nick Baveystock, said: “Government’s commitment to providing our strategic roads network with long-term funding certainty is a positive ... [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Pothole funding a positive step, say engineers

Each year the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) commissions a survey of highways departments in all local authorities in England and Wales.Commenting on the Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance Survey, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Director General ... [Published Cambridge Network - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

HSE seeks views on proposed CDM revamp

The Health & Safety Executive has begun a 10-week consultation on proposals aimed at simplifying the law and improving site safety. Industry is being asked to provide feedback on the proposals to replace the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations ... [Published Construction Index - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Civils deal with Chartered Management Institute

Civil engineers have been granted a shortcut to chartered manager status thanks to a deal between the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). The agreement opens up chartered manager status to ICE members with ... [Published Construction Index - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

ICE HKA Breakfast Technical Forum on 'Construction 2025' Transforming the Construction Industry by Peter Handsford

Peter Hansford – biographical detailsPeter was appointed Government Chief Construction Adviser from 1 December 2012.Up to early November 2012, Peter was an executive director at the Nichols Group where he was engaged in strategic consulting and advising ... [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Telford canals celebrated

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) will present a commemorative plaque to acknowledge Thomas Telford’s contribution to two Engineering landmarks, the coast to coast Caledonian and Göta Canals. The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) will present ... [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

HS2 will bring skills gain and network capacity required for economic competitiveness, says ICE

ICE responds to HS2 Growth Taskforce Report “HS2: Get Ready” Commenting on the HS2 Growth Taskforce Report “HS2: Get Ready”, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Director General, Nick Baveystock, said:“Lord Deighton is right, HS2 is an ambitious project ... [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

ICE Responds to Budget 2014

The Institution of Civil Engineers issued the following news release:. Extra flood funds welcome, but opportunity to protect long term flood spend missed, says ICE. Commenting on the additional funding for flood defence repairs and road damage in the ... [Published Insurance News Net - Mar 20 2014]

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What will be key is the water companies making their plans known. Coackley says: "As soon as the end of March comes through I would hope a lot more information comes forward so that the supply chain can be more confident of that money being used before AMP6. The finances are in place, the knowledge is in place, people like Thames Water and others have already appointed their Tier1s and are working on that package."
"Gaining professional qualification is a long, hard process that requires a lot of commitment from the individual so we are delighted for the eight who have achieved this professional goal. We encourage all of our people to obtain the appropriate professional qualification. It demonstrates to our customers that we seek and promote excellence in the field and that our people are trained to the very highest standard" said Mel Dyer , Group Engineering Community Coordinator
"Abstraction licence reform would indeed form a part of an overarching strategy - however, without this strategy there is a risk that abstraction reform will progress in isolation and not account for other aspects of improving the UK's water security, such as increased water storage, interconnections and demand management" he added
"Clearly in this economic climate Government is faced with difficult choices on funding, but we believe there is scope for a more ambitious joint central and local government programme to finally clear the maintenance backlog. Approaches in Wales and South East England are delivering improvements, and while there is no “one size fits all” scheme, lessons can and must be applied."

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Staffordshire County Council Engineers build br... [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Apr 14 2014]
£2 million funding pledge to boost Engineering ... [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Apr 14 2014]
ICE welcomes proposed Water shares scheme [Published WWT - Apr 11 2014]
COSTAIN : Young Engineers Secure ICE Status [Published 4 Traders - Apr 11 2014]
'Water Shares' will create mutual responsibilit... [Published Environmental Data Interactive Exchange - Apr 11 2014]
Chief praises Dawlish "shining example of civil... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Apr 11 2014]
Plaza opens but repairs needed within 24 hours [Published News Guardian - Apr 10 2014]
Schools urged to enter “Big Bang” Classroom Cha... [Published Cambridge Network - Apr 09 2014]
Guides in capital trip to mark science week [Published Halesowen News - Apr 09 2014]
ICE Americas Convention 2014: Panama [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Apr 08 2014]
Welsh peer Eluned Morgan calls for action to en... [Published Wales Online - Apr 08 2014]
More ambitious joint central/local Government e... [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Apr 04 2014]
Pothole funding a positive step, say engineers [Published Cambridge Network - Apr 04 2014]
Construction Complexities Soft Target For Corru... [Published Construction.co.uk - Apr 03 2014]
HKA GS Dialogue in the Dark Workshop - Empathy,... [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Apr 03 2014]
£12bn repair bill for Britain’s roads after rec... [Published Highways Magazine - Apr 03 2014]
ALARM survey shows local authorities face £714m... [Published Construction News - Apr 03 2014]
Youngsters inspired to become engineers at Sull... [Published Penarth Times - Apr 02 2014]
UNMC Pantai 2 Sewage Treatment Plant Site Visit [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Apr 02 2014]
HSE seeks views on proposed CDM revamp [Published Construction Index - Apr 01 2014]
Leadership & Culture - Lessons from the Nimrod ... [Published Engineers Australia - Mar 31 2014]
Professional Registration For Engineers [Published Randstad CPE - Mar 31 2014]
HSE unveils health and safety regs overhaul [Published Building.co.uk - Mar 31 2014]
Civils deal with Chartered Management Institute [Published Construction Index - Mar 28 2014]
Exploring the nature of corruption in our indus... [Published Construction Industry Council - Mar 28 2014]
Civil engineers to benefit from new route to bu... [Published Chartered Management Institute - Mar 27 2014]
ICE deal boosts management qualifications [Published Builder & Engineer - Mar 27 2014]
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