CES - October 2012

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CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR The Journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors October 2012 Laser Scanning Construction Law Health and Safety New ICES President... Read more
COLD WINDS. SLIPPERY SOLES. 75-FOOT DROP. WE’RE TOTALLY COMFORTABLE IN PLACES LIKE THIS. © 2012, Trimble Navigation Limited. All rights reserved. Trimble and the Globe & Triangle logo are trademarks o... Read more
CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR Scan the QR code to launch the ebook of CES ICES welcomes Alan Barrow FCInstCES as its new president. 05 Alan Barrow FCInstCES, ICES President, talks to Darrell Smart, CES E... Read more
Leica ScanStation P20 Industry’s Best Performing Ultra-High Speed Scanner Technology Introducing the new Leica ScanStation P20 ultra-high speed laser scanner Quality Matters Leica ScanStation P20 uses... Read more
President’s Interview Leader of the pack CES editor, Darrell Smart, chats with the new ICES president, Alan Barrow about his plans for the institution, advancements in survey technology and his altern... Read more
President’s Interview How did you become involved in surveying? I have always been a practical person and as I approached school-leaving I was considering a career in mechanical engineering via a 1-3-... Read more
President’s Interview To support these aspirations we do need to grow our membership and the opportunity for this is overseas. How important is it to build on our international membership? Our room fo... Read more
Membership Application and Upgrade Surgeries Surgery Calendar 2012 13 November 10am-noon Sale 13 November 2pm-4pm Sale 13 November 1pm-5pm Oxford 11 December 10am-noon Sale 11 December 2pm-4pm Sale 11... Read more
Events London Mapping Festival ongoing-31 December 2012: London, UK www.londonmappingfestival.org SPAR Europe Conference 12-14 November 2012: Hague, The Netherlands www.SPARPointGroup.com/Europe ***10... Read more
ICES Regions Hong Kong TKO-Biodiesel site visit On 18 August, 20 members attended the technical site visit to the TKO-Biodiesel Plant. This plant is first of its kind in Hong Kong and has a capacity o... Read more
ICES Regions South East Ongoing-31 December 2012: LMF London Mapping Festival is a series of mapping events. To keep up to date, register for the eNewsletter at www.londonmappingfestival.org/newslette... Read more
BIM – what will it mean to you? 26 February 2013, London Line-up Registration and coffee 1.30pm Alan Barrow, President, Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors 2pm Welcome David Philp, He... Read more
ICES News Reaching out to Mauritius The institution has been furthering its links with members in Mauritius. Council member Ivan Warnes visited the island in September to meet with members Lindsay Jol... Read more
ICES News Utility Survey — help wanted The Utility Mapping Association has devised a questionnaire for all those involved in utility detection and mapping, clients and contractors included. Appointmen... Read more
Social Network The (CES) social network Autonomous monitoring around the clock If you're enjoying your morning tea/coffee then check out our latest trailer for the 3D laser scan of @RoyalAlbertHall yo... Read more
ICES Training Suite ICES can provide your company with a professional, spacious, modern, and friendly environment to satisfy your training and meeting requirements. Anyone hiring the suite has the add... Read more
Institution Training Suite Diary Provider Date + Time Cost Course ArcGIS Desktop Part 1 (2 Days) This two-day course introduces students to ArcGIS and gives an understanding of the main functions of A... Read more
News Roundup Prosecution in underground cable strike case Birse Metro has been fined £167,000 and ordered to pay £43,000 costs following the death of one of its employees from injuries received after ... Read more
News Roundup Happy Valley picks NEC3 Hong Kong’s $678m Happy Valley underground stormwater storage scheme has become the government’s biggest project run under the NEC3 form of contract. Scheduled for... Read more
Institution Dinner 2012 complemented the experience by guiding guests on the castle’s Secrets and Scandals tour and enlightening everyone on the history of the building. Following drinks and tours, gu... Read more
Institution Dinner 2012 significant difference to the civil engineering surveying industry, either individually or through team leadership. The calibre of nominations in 2012 was extremely high, that ... Read more
Institution Dinner 2012 and the institution, I would like to thank all those who contributed to a wonderful evening. Guests who attended the dinner were also treated to complimentary tickets to explor... Read more
Olympic Stadium Predicting the unpredictable Steelwork erection monitoring on the London Olympic Stadium Alan Barrow FCInstCES, Owner, ABA Surveying, and President, ICES DESIGNING a structure to be bu... Read more
Olympic Stadium The laser scanner on the upper tier terrace. construction was able to proceed with confidence. ABA Surveying was chosen to monitor the upper tier roof structure steelwork after each er... Read more
Olympic Stadium important it is to work efficiently by using high spec machines and run number crunching processes overnight, leaving CAD operators free for data extraction and processing during the d... Read more
Planning Planning to mislead? Duncan Williams, Planning and Environmental Solicitor, Blandy & Blandy RECENTLY, there have been accusations in the press that wind farm developers are misleading plannin... Read more
Planning group to the ASA as it felt the montages showed the turbines as being in the wrong location and with incorrect blade lengths. The ASA ruled that the images were in breach of rules relating to... Read more
Laser Scanning A survey job less ordinary Scott Schiele, Laser Scanning Technician, Maptek WHEN I prepare for a survey job, I expect to don my standard safety The I-70 is built above the Colorado Rive... Read more
Laser Scanning Clockwise from top left: The I-Site 8800 scanner flown into position by helicopter. The helicopter landing on the highway. The scanner in position overlooking the I-70 rockslide. Data c... Read more
FIDIC The rainbow suite The 1999 FIDIC contracts: Part 11 Uses (or misuses) and abuses of FIDIC contracts Paul Battrick FRICS MCIArb, Managing Director (International), and Phil Duggan BSc MSc MCIArb,... Read more
FIDIC and creation of bespoke FIDIC contracts are commonplace, employers may do well to consider that an unsuccessful project with an almost unworkable contract suffering delay and claims leading to d... Read more
FIDIC The above are just some examples relevant to specific clauses within any of the FIDIC books. It is hoped that the above does not provide too much food for thought for employers and their adviser... Read more
HSE Fee for intervention: What will be the cost? Rhian Gilligan, Legal Director, and Barrie Hall, Senior Associate, Clyde & Co THE Fee for Intervention Scheme was introduced is right that those who fa... Read more
HSE Disputing the invoice Disputes will initially be referred to a senior HSE manager, following which, if the issue remains contentious, a disputes panel will be convened. The panel will comprise an ... Read more
HSE HSE recovers its investigatory work at approximately £63 per hour. The scheme allows almost double that figure to be retrieved. With invoices under the scheme being rendered every two months and f... Read more
Letter from America Waterway to the ocean Part 1 Bary Hiscox FCInstCES IN the past three months I have had occasion to twice visit Niagara and the Falls. You are no doubt aware that the Falls are on t... Read more
Letter from America DeWitt Clinton, the sixth governor of New York, where he was largely responsible for the construction of the Erie Canal. Painting by Rembrandt Peale. Alternative proposals to conne... Read more
Letter from America Nevertheless, the Erie Canal greatly lowered the cost of shipping between the midwest and northeast, bringing much lower food costs to eastern cities and allowing the east to econo... Read more
Accelerated Membership for RICS Fellows and Members Belong here Is the focus of your work in the civil engineering or geospatial industries? Join the chartered professional body that specialises in th... Read more
Laser Scanning Underground cavity scanning for open pit mining Mark Reid, Technical Services Manager, Measurement Devices Limited THE use of borehole deployable underground cavity scanners to map old ... Read more
Laser Scanning Left: C-ALS can be deployed using a cable or lightweight Boretrak rods. software. Through combining multiple scans from different boreholes complete underground mine workings can be map... Read more
25th and IBC Legal are proud to present their 25th Anniversary Conference! Anniversary Conference FIDIC International Contract Users’ Conference Your Speaker Faculty 2012: 􀀁 Kaj Möller, President, SW... Read more
TSA Focus Once a surveyor, always a surveyor Rory Stanbridge FCInstCES MRICS FRSPSoc, Secretary General, The Survey Association SURVEYORS can at times be rather odd creatures. If over six years ago, I... Read more
Event Review Trimble Express Event review THE way in which surveys are carried out is changing. A case in point being the gadgets (I’ve used that word intentionally but more of that later) that were o... Read more
Advertorial/Profiles Gabions: The Stone Age future ecologically sound and visually appealing product. At Brunel University in west London, a bold, hard landscape scheme for the Eastern Gateway buildin... Read more
Classifieds Construction Claims Equipment Mapping and Data Mapping and Surveying Modelling and Software Mobile Mapping Mapping (Underground) Monitoring Quantity Surveying Site Investigation APEX DRII ... Read more
Classifieds Surveys samsett Surveys & Engineering Ltd 3D laser scanning • Topographical surveys • Measured building surveys • Monitoring • Primary and secondary control networks • Volumetric surveys a... Read more
Recruitment CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR The Journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors COMMERCIAL MANAGER Acting on behalf of a major international renewable energy company, Ha... Read more