CES - March 2012

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CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR The Journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors March 2012 CEEQUAL Third Party Costs As-built Programmes Site Investigation & Contaminated Land... Read more
CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR Scan the QR code to launch the CES eBook Aerial photo of the finished A58 Blackbrook diversion scheme, St Helens, Merseyside ©CEEQUAL. The project achieved a CEEQUAL ‘Excell... Read more
Accredited Courses Accreditation of degrees and diplomas by ICES is a mark of assurance that the programmes meet the standards set by industry; producing graduates with enough knowledge and background... Read more
President’s Column Goals invited to attend a working party at the May FIG Conference in Rome. FIG has requested that I provide a presentation on BIM from ICES’ perspective. This should provide a good ... Read more
Region News Eastern & Midlands 12 March 2012: ICES E&M AGM, Nottingham University, 6pm for 6.30pm All welcome. 22 May 2012: Topcon IP-S2, Nottingham University South East Ongoing-31 December 2012: LMF... Read more
Regional CPD Events Need a helping hand? Do you want to provide CPD opportunities for members in your region? Are you thinking of organising events, but have little time or support? Do you want to inc... Read more
Region News Hong Kong Public forum on enhancing land supply strategy Andrew Keung, Alan Cheung and Michael Wong attended the forum and gave their views on the guiding principles and site selection cri... Read more
Institution News BSI brings industry together to develop pioneering standard for subsurface utility engineering It is well recognised within the construction industry that existing underground utiliti... Read more
Institution News ICE north west debate and dinner Institution of Civil Engineers’ president Richard Coackley returned to his home region last month for the annual ICE north west debate and awards dinn... Read more
News Roundup Pinsent Masons and McGrigors merge Law firms Pinsent Masons and McGrigors have confirmed plans to merge the two organisations following a partner vote. The combined firm, which will opera... Read more
CMPC CMPC needs you regions. The advantage to regions is twofold; firstly it gives them a first-hand insight into how the committee operates and secondly it enables them to contribute to initiatives a... Read more
Social Network The (CES) social network Is the construction industry falling short on new talent? And are apprenticeships the only way? bit.ly/z80uBf @CIRIAupdates Building industry design professiona... Read more
ICE Lecture Prince of Wales urges engineers: Work with forces of nature John Clayton, CES Freelance Editor ON 2 February 2012, His Royal Highness the Functional blots His Royal Highness said that the ... Read more
ICE Lecture systems of supply chains that reduce the carbon impact of new building and enhance the retrofitting of existing structures. but also how such technology sits within the public realm and ho... Read more
Membership Application and Upgrade Workshops Workshop Calendar 2012 6 March 3.30pm Sale 13 March 3.30pm London 26 March 3.30pm Bristol 16 April 3.30pm Sale 26 April 3.30pm Cambridge 16 May 3.30pm Lond... Read more
TSA Focus A very busy month Rory Stanbridge FCInstCES MRICS FRSPSoc, Secretary General, The Survey Association JANUARY is a strange month. The Christmas break survey supplier selling equipment before ... Read more
Reviews Scottish Arbitration Handbook Authors: David Parratt and Peter Foreman Paperback: 392 pages Publisher: Avizandum Publishing Ltd; 1st edition (5 Dec 2011) ISBN-10: 1904968449 Cost: £95.00 A boo... Read more
FIDIC The rainbow suite The 1999 FIDIC contracts: Part 6 A risk too far for the EPC contractor Paul Battrick FRICS MCIArb, Managing Director (International), and Phil Duggan BSc MSc MCIArb, Operationa... Read more
FIDIC respect of cost and also the time for completion (the latter to judge when the income stream will commence and profits be generated), the employer may rely entirely on the contractor for all des... Read more
FIDIC The only possibility for the contractor to perhaps recover cost (under certain circumstances) or gain an extension of time is if the event is of such magnitude that it can be considered to fall ... Read more
CEEQUAL CEEQUAL: Promoting a pathway to sustainable living CEEQUAL in numbers Sam Edwards, CEEQUAL • Number of projects assessed or currently being assessed: 364 • Awards made so far: 128 (+50 interim... Read more
CEEQUAL Harefield to Southall Gas Pipeline Project Winner of a CEEQUAL outstanding achievement award in 2011 for waste management The score indicates how far a project is between minimum legal complia... Read more
CEEQUAL goals, with the overall incentive to pull together to score well. Moneymore Flood Protection Scheme Winner of a CEEQUAL outstanding achievement award in 2011 for effects on neighbours, and hig... Read more
CEEQUAL scheme. The assessment manuals have been reviewed, revised and updated to reflect current industry best practice. The previous twelve sections have been reduced and refined, and a completely n... Read more
Construction Law Third party costs Rennie Broughton MCInstCES FCIOB MRICS MCIArb, Associate, Henry Cooper Consultants THE recent Technology and Construction Court case of NAP Anglia county court case.... Read more
Contaminated Land Risk management and contaminated land A multi-phased approach Sam Roberts BSc(Hons) PgDip FGS, Director, Met Geo Environmental MODERN landfill sites geological and environmental info... Read more
Contaminated Land investigation to be carried out in phase II and targeting specific areas of the site. Because of the complex history and limited available information, a limited scope trial pit inve... Read more
Contaminated Land when landfill material is placed in the ground. A number of settlement monitoring positions were installed to assess site stability with precise levelling carried out at regular inte... Read more
Approved Development Schemes Recruit, motivate and retain high calibre employees Add value to employment packages Ensure employees develop their roles quickly and efficiently Preferred route to get em... Read more
Laser Scanning 3D documentation of the glass roof at Leibniz University Johannes Rechenbach Dipl Ing, Architect, Laser Scanning Architecture PREVIOUSLY 3D measurement of structures has been complicate... Read more
Laser Scanning deformations may have occurred, thus offering a high degree of planning reliability for an optimised construction process. Spatial building models contain a number of advantages compare... Read more
Project Management Preparation of as-built programmes: 10 top tips Tim Ellis BSc(Hons) MRICS ACIArb, Director, MBM Consulting Arobust and well constructed as-built programme 3. Cross check the sources... Read more
Project Management 6. Start with the general and work to the detail If constructing an ABP, approach the process like a forensic detective, trying to piece things together. However in order not to be ... Read more
Events Young Surveyors Conference 4-5 May 2012: Rome, Italy www.fig.net/ys/ 3rd International Conference on Machine Control Guidance 27-29 March 2012: Stuttgart, Germany www.uni-stuttgart.de/ingeo/mcg... Read more
SURCO Training The information business of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors SURCO Training is a division of the Chartered Instuon of Civil Engineering Surveyors' trading compan... Read more
Reinforcement Reinforced soil structures David Crowther, Technical Manager, Maccaferri UK THE new A4 dual carriageway in Northern Ireland passes over difficult, flood-prone terrain. The Dungannon to B... Read more
Piling The latest phase involved the installation of 93 900mm diameter CFA piles up to 22.7m long, for three contiguous piled walls for the two abutments and the central pier, plus 62 600mm diameter C... Read more
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Profiles/Recruitment Premier Coatings is delighted to announce that it is celebrating 30 years of business in 2012. Founded in 1982, the company specialises in the manufacture and supply of a wide ran... Read more
THE AIRD GROUP Established for over 25 years, The Aird Group is a leading multi-disciplined company specialising in land surveying and consulting engineering throughout the UK. SENIOR LAND SURVEYOR Wi... Read more