CES - June 2012

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CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR The Journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors June 2012 UAVs FIDIC Earthquakes Mapping and Software... Read more
CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR Scan the QR code to launch the ebook of CES World Map ©BSK. Mapping and software pp 14. 14 Visualising underground utilities: A paradigm shift Martin Penney, Technics Group ... Read more
ICES Dinner 2012 Warwick Castle 7.30pm, 21 September 2012 Tickets: £75.00* Join ICES president Jason Smith within the Great Hall of magical Warwick Castle for this year’s institution dinner. The castl... Read more
President’s Column A valuable working week DURING the last month I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the International Federation of Surveyos (FIG) working week in Rome, Italy. The week provid... Read more
Region News Scotland Membership interviews The Scottish committee has undertaken a number of membership interviews recently, all locally within the central Scotland area. This is an important function... 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 International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (IIICF) In April at IIICF Andrew Keung, representing ICES president, signed a framework agreement with China Intern... Read more
News Roundup Driver buys Trett Driver has paid £3m for Trett Consulting, a dispute resolution and contractual advice business which has its headquarters in Leeds and offices in Altrincham, Coventry an... Read more
Institution News New ICES training suite launched The institution has launched a brand new training suite that is available for meetings, training, conferences, workshops, product Innovating the futur... Read more
Training Suite July Course MBS Floorplans — Leica Campus Training (North) 2 July 2012, 9am-4pm £195 + VAT (includes refreshments and lunch) For more information contact David Maltby: david@surveymbs.c... Read more
Social Network The (CES) social network Troubled Mouchel share price plunges 35% after trading update: The share price of troubled cons... bit.ly/LXQVyY Workers were needlessly exposed to deadly asbes... Read more
TSA Focus Teach your children well Rory Stanbridge FCInstCES MRICS FRSPSoc, Secretary General, The Survey Association THE title of a 1969 song written by to introduce GIS into primary and secondary sc... Read more
Mapping Utility Data Visualising underground utilities: A paradigm shift Martin Penney, Survey Manager, Technics Group TIMES are changing in how and, perhaps more importantly, data on the sub-surface ... Read more
Mapping Utility Data 3D Civils BIM Model and photograph of what Ground Truth looks like. construction efficiency, sustainable design, reduced carbon footprint and extended environmental credentials. T... Read more
Mapping Utility Data Here’s a bit of fun. How many utility clashes can you see in this work-in-progress as-built model? Answer at the end. Challenges ahead One of the key challenges to our small indus... Read more
FIDIC The rainbow suite The 1999 FIDIC contracts: Part 9 Cash flow Paul Battrick FRICS MCIArb, Managing Director (International), and Phil Duggan BSc MSc MCIArb, Operational Director (International), ... Read more
FIDIC executed has to be measured to ascertain the exact quantities of work undertaken. Provided the circumstances under which the work was undertaken remain largely as intended, the rates within the ... Read more
FIDIC engineer together with evidence of payment of freight and insurance, any other documents reasonably required and a bank guarantee in a form, and issued by an entity approved by the employer in a... Read more
Mobile Mapping Mobile mapping The benefits of visualisation Tom Card, Manager 3D Survey Services, Landscope Engineering THE work of the surveyor and cartographer has traditionally been the measurement... Read more
Mobile Mapping Asset inventory and mapping ORBIT AIM3 software has been developed to extract the asset inventory data from the mobile mapping model. This is a GIS-based software package developed spec... Read more
Mobile Mapping Topcon IP-S2 system — incorporating 360º camera, IMU, GNSS and three laser scanners — installed on a River Thames survey vessel. 3D LiDAR point cloud — Tower Bridge. LandScope has also ... Read more
Letter from America Earthquakes and a mini big dig Seattle’s SR99 Alaskan Way viaduct replacement Barry Hiscox FCInstCES The new south end of the Alaskan Way Viaduct taken in December last year. BEFOR... Read more
Letter from America Map of the SR99 tunnel route beneath downtown Seattle. • The Fourth Avenue Bridge in downtown Olympia (later torn down and rebuilt). • The Fort Lewis and McChord US Air Force bases... Read more
Letter from America To facilitate the construction of this section and demolition of the old double-decker viaduct, a massive bypass had to be built to maintain traffic flow. This involved the closure... Read more
UAVs Prepare for take off The use of UAVs in surveying Lucy Hamilton, Korec Group Flower power! The Aibotix Aibot X6. ACCURATE, timely and relevant. Good data is the fuel for infrastructures and worki... Read more
UAVs Example of the imagery captured by Costain on the M1 improvement project. Where next? As UAV technology gains a foothold in the UK market, there is an anticipation that the desire from end users ... Read more
Modelling Lights, camera, action Mark Hudson FCInstCES, Director, Coastway The spectacular lightshow on Titanic Belfast and the building in daylight (inset). RMS TITANIC made all the comprises more th... Read more
Modelling The complicated building façade and reflective surface of the panels created problems in ensuring a complete return of laser scan data. desired accuracy to be achieved. Creation of the full ... Read more
The Richard Carter Prize Geospatial Engineer of the year award Have you nominated yet? visit www.cices.org/awards The award Cheque for £500 Commemorative certificate Richard Carter Prize will be prese... Read more
History of Roads Unwinding the long, long trail The history of roads in the UK: Part 12 Hamish Mitchell FCInstCES FRICS MInstRE Top layer 50mm IN the previous part of the story, we looked at the work ... Read more
History of Roads A roadman’s hut dating later that the McAdam period, yet serving as a good example of this piece of equipment. Rather he considered himself to have founded a new profession that of ge... Read more
History of Roads B3151 at Westhay, Somerset between was drainage. Tresaguet built his road in a trench format and the drainage problem could be solved only by the digging of deep ditches on either sid... Read more
Advertorial/Profiles The Peace Bridge, Londonderry A reinforced soil system from Maccaferri helps the £14.7m Peace Bridge span the River Foyle in Derry-Londonderry. AREINFORCED soil system from surrou... Read more
Classifieds Modelling and Software Advanced Inspection Equipment www.surco.uk.com/suppliers.php Mapping and Data Mapping and Surveying Quantity Surveying Quantity Surveying & Associated Services Ltd S... Read more
Classifieds Surveys Training Underground Mapping Weed Control Training Courses KNOTWEED ERADICATION —— Specialist Weed Control & Consultants —— Professional customised training courses for your staff:... Read more
Recruitment Underground Utilities Surveyor Location: Penrith, Cumbria Job type: Permanent full-time Minimum 3 years relevant experience required Contact: Martin Simpson The dynamic team at Atlantic Ge... Read more
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