CES - November 2012

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CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR The Journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors November 2012 BIM Legal Costs Cost Control UAV Mapping... Read more
PROTECTION WITH POWER Tracking · Security · Remote Firmware-Software Updates 300 m Communication grafit-werbeagentur.de ES Series www.topcon.eu OS Series... Read more
CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR Scan the QR code to launch the ebook of CES The lowering of TBM Elizabeth into position ready to make her way to Canary Wharf as part of London’s Crossrail scheme. See news ... 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
Inside Out Led by Steve Jackson, it was important to set in place strong governance. We needed to ensure that the manner in which we operated, not only as a chartered professional body, but also as a ... Read more
Industry Events London Mapping Festival ongoing-31 December 2012: London, UK www.londonmappingfestival.org Lone Worker Saftey Exhibition 2012 27 November 2012: London, UK www.loneworkersafetyexpo.com ... 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
Membership Application and Upgrade Surgeries Surgery Calendar 2012/2013 11 December 10am-noon Sale 11 December 2pm-4pm Sale 11 December 1pm-5pm Glasgow 12 December 9am-noon Edinburgh 12 December 1pm-5... Read more
Letters to the Editor What was it, where was it? Last month we set a challenge on the below photographs; what was it and where was it? This month we can reveal... The photograph on the left shows the ... Read more
ICES News Given with pride Two stalwart members of ICES have recently made donations to the institution. Founder member and former chief executive Kevin Blackwell kindly donated a new honours board to... Read more
Social Network The (CES) social network Autonomous monitoring around the clock Given the devastation in Manhattan, London is fortunate to have had foresight & expertise to have built the Thames Barrie... Read more
Richard Carter Prize David Parker (l) accepting his award from Eric Zeeven, chair of the judging panel. Richard Carter Prize Geospatial Engineer of the Year 2012: David Parker Darrell Smart, CES Edito... Read more
Richard Carter Prize programme in the late 1990s) it could reasonably be argued that Newcastle is not the only higher educational institution that should be thankful for his efforts. On collecting his... Read more
News Roundup Sydney Opera House joins Scottish Ten Sydney Opera House has been announced as the next project for the Scottish Ten digital preservation scheme. The building will become the seventh heri... Read more
News Roundup Sporty survey for Sky In brief: Leica Geosystems and IT service provider Critigen have entered into a formal partnership for future product development in asset collection and management,... Read more
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Institution Training Suite Diary Provider Date + Time Cost Course 24 JANUARY 2013 £195 + VAT Commercial Awareness (1 Day) This course provides an introduction to the contractual, legal, financial and ... Read more
BIM Is BIM bigger than Latham? Information flow, management and modelling: Part 1 Ivan Hurst MCInstCES, Ivan Hurst Consulting INFORMATION flow, management and modelling (IFMaM — What is the size of th... Read more
UAV Surveys Unmanned aerial vehicle surveys take flight Mark Hudson FCInstCES MRICS MSCSI ACIArb MIS MIMQS, Director, Coastway Ltd FOR years now, surveyors have been carrying out topographical surveys... Read more
UAV Surveys Left: Reviewing the quality of the images taken after the first flight. Above: The UAV superimposed over the quarry. the quarry rock faces, the use of the UAV proved to be the most effecti... Read more
Eurocodes Eurocodes Liability, implementation and maintenance Ciaran Molloy, Policy & Public Affairs Executive, Construction Industry Council, with Rachel Barnes, Consultant, and Tom Pemberton, Partne... Read more
Eurocodes It is thought that there is a good knowledge of Eurocodes in the civil sector but that there has been an apparent reluctance to use them. There is also a proposal (on page 6) that guidance s... Read more
Cost Control International construction costs: A changing world economy Paul Moore, Cost and Technical Research Leader, and Mathew Riley, Group Head of Cost and Commercial Management, EC Harris WHY do... Read more
Cost Control How the UK compares: The figures indicated are an average of the cost construction range for each country. The appetite for secondary products in all markets is expected to remain weak. W... Read more
Cost Control Commercial building is up by 11%, driven primarily by major renovations. Freight rail engineering and construction is set to grow to support the strength of mining, and oil and gas has sh... 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
Cost Control Japan The Japanese economy has been sluggish for much of the past 20 years and the current expectation for growth is around 2% in 2012. The country is still recovering from the effects of... Read more
Cost Control contrast to the price movement over the past couple of years where some dramatic increases were recorded for certain commodities. The uncertainty in the global economy is the main reason ... Read more
Delay Concurrent delays The judge, Mr Justice Akenhead, firstly emphasised that the right to extensions of time and the matter of concurrent delays are dependent upon the terms of the contract. Althou... Read more
Delay for additional (expressed as preliminaries thickening) and prolonged preliminaries as a result of disruption and delay to completion, which DMW maintained was a global claim. Reviewing previous ... Read more
Utilities Global ambitions The development of subsurface utility engineering standards Nick Zembillas, Senior Vice President, Cardno TBE UK IN 1996, the first ever American Society of Civil The US jus... Read more
Utilities A BSI publicly available specification for detecting and mapping subsurface utilities is currently in the drafting process. viewpoints and interests to achieve consensus. Throughout the proc... Read more
Utilities Conclusion As these fellow international standards have demonstrated, a standardised approach to obtaining and recording underground utility information can have several benefits. At Cardno ... Read more
Joint Ventures What renewables can learn from old fossils The pros and cons of wind farm joint ventures David McGowan, Partner, Dundas & Wilson JOINT VENTURING has been woven into the DNA of oil and g... Read more
Joint Ventures sought amongst the joint venturers to some extent or another. The extent to which consensus is required will depend primarily on the relative percentage interests that each joint ventur... Read more
Letter from America Waterway to the ocean Part 2 Bary Hiscox FCInstCES The Great Lakes from space©SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, ORBIMAGE America’s Great Lakes and St Lawrence Seaw... Read more
Letter from America Left: The first Soo Locks circa 1895. ©US Army Corps of Engineers Digital Visual Library. Right: Aerial picture of the Soo Locks between Lake Superior and Lake Huron between the ci... Read more
Letter from America Top: Aerial photo of Port Dalhousie from the third Welland Canal era. The 3rd canal lock is on the left, 2nd canal lock on the right. Left: A freight ship transiting the Welland Ca... Read more
Costs Grotesque costs Can we halt the rising costs of complex construction cases? Roger Knowles, Independent Construction Disputes Consultant BEST VALUE and value for money are slip through the mediat... Read more
Costs decision for submission to the court. Whether or not a technical referee was to be appointed could be decided by the court at an early stage in the proceedings. Technical referees would be expec... Read more
Claims Labour disruption claims 10 top tips Jonathan Bowcott, Director, MBM Consulting WORKING efficiently can make you money. Inefficient working can seriously erode profit margins and Being able to ... Read more
Claims 7 Gather adequate detailed evidence Often the causes of lost productivity are very detailed. As such, you need to be prepared to record these events in detail. For example, if you are working a... Read more
CASLE An introduction to CASLE Eddie Borrill, Secretary General, and Susan M Spedding, Assistant Secretary General, CASLE THE Commonwealth Association of United Nations. Earlier work with the UN has i... Read more
TSA Focus It’s my party Rory Stanbridge FCInstCES MRICS FRSPSoc, Secretary General, The Survey Association THIS time of year always reminds me of a couple of organisational forefront of the associatio... 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 DRI L... 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
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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
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