CES - April 2011

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CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR The Journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors April 2011 Pipelines Partnering Laser Scanning Professional Development... 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
CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR Scanning the Bandits Hall area of Mammoth Cave, central Kentucky, USA, the longest known cave system in the world with over 625km of interconnected passageways. See pp 22-25... Read more
Membership Application and Upgrade Workshops Workshop Calendar 2011 11 April 2011 3.30pm Manchester 20 April 2011 3.30pm London 16 May 2011 3.30pm Manchester 17 May 2011 3.30pm Liverpool 24 May 2011 3... Read more
President’s Column Full swing into spring the trend stops when I pass on the presidential role to Jason Smith, currently senior vice-president, in two months time! True grit Just harking back to Scott... Read more
ICES Regions Anglia & Central All ICES A&C members are invited to ICES SE events. UAE Delay claims... and other concurrent issues including “that Scottish case” The Abu Dhabi branch of ICES UAE organi... Read more
ICES Regions (UK) £43 CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR The Journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (Europe) £48 (Rest of the World) £53 Subscriptions: +44 (0)161 972 3123 North W... Read more
News Roundup In brief: AECOM has been awarded a £13.4m contract by the Singapore Land Transport Authority for the design of five underground stations and four miles of route-alignment on the new Thoms... Read more
News Roundup Record breaking power for Scotland The Scottish government has approved construction of the world’s largest tidal stream energy array in the Sound of Islay. ScottishPower Renewables’ £40m... Read more
Institution News Rwandan appeal for old surveying equipment The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) has asked ICES for help in sourcing old surveying equipment for use ... Read more
Professional Development Top placement students gain awards at Harper Adams University College Six students studying at Harper Adams University College were recipients of Aspire Awards recently in rec... Read more
Letters I’m a surveyor... Get me out of here! I’ve just returned from Libya where I was working on the building of a new university 180km east of the capital Tripoli. Our site base in Misurata was in ... Read more
Legal Corner What do you think? Instructions SURCO Training SURCO Training was founded to provide commercial training resources, advice and help for employers of construction personnel, and for indivi... Read more
Professional Development Professional development ADS value Serena Ronan, Professional Development Coordinator, ICES THE INSTITUTION’S approved development schemes (ADS) use the membership competencie... Read more
Professional Development There are also several advantages to employees on the scheme, namely: Chartered Institution of CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYORS • They will receive the best opportunities available... Read more
Event Review High speed rail: The global perspective Michael Saltmarsh, Secretary, ICES South East Professor Andrew McNaughton FREng, chief engineer of HS2, presented an overview of high speed rail on... Read more
Event Review BIM: What’s all the fuss about? The new sustainable concept in the construction industry Steve Lailey TCInstCES, Asset Surveyor HAVING heard bits and pieces about decommissioning informat... Read more
Event Review weeks. The debate is long founded; you have the side that manages and wants data exclusively (spreadsheets, databases etc) and the one where there is a forced interaction with those CAD i... Read more
Professional Development It’s that word competence again… Robin Jones FCInstCES FICE MCIHT, Director of Training, SURCO THERE HAVE BEEN one or two incidences in the UK recently where interested partie... Read more
Professional Development It seems extraordinary that even when the HSE has recognised the importance of the client’s (employer’s) role in project health and safety (because they control much of the ea... Read more
Laser Scanning LiDAR at Mammoth Cave Aaron Addison, GIS Coordinator, Washington University MAMMOTH CAVE is the longest known cave system in the world. Located in central Kentucky, USA, over 625km of i... Read more
Laser Scanning LiDAR was not appropriate for the entire trail, the data collected during the pilot could still be used standalone. The area was located just off the main tourist route through the cave... Read more
Laser Scanning field tested and results proven. Still, the technology is maturing, albeit at a quick pace, and has room for improvement. narrowing sharply and becoming low. Here the speed of scanning ... Read more
Laser Scanning A segment of the traditional map sheet of the cave with (inset) a screen image of the LIDAR data. Credit Cave Research Foundation historical preservation, documentation of archeological... Read more
Subcontracting Successful subcontracting Part 2 Sachin Kerur, Partner and Head of Dubai Office, Pinsent Masons LLP IN THE FIRST PART of this subcontracting subcontracts, which are then routinely relea... Read more
Partnering Standard forms of partnering contracts The ultimate contractual commitment? Part 2 Partneriing Team ICES Partnering Team THIS is the second in a series of articles being practice” — an acco... Read more
Partnering charter, giving advice on the partnering process, partnering relationships, and partnering contracts, attending relevant meetings of the core group and partnering team, and assisting in the... Read more
Partnering necessary to use the relevant secondary partnering option X12, within each of the bi-party contracts. Partnering Option X12 The partnering option X12 is a more recent addition to the suite ... Read more
Partnering agreement. The PTA is intended to supplement, rather than completely override, the relevant bi-party contracts to which its members are also a party and sets out in greater detail their res... Read more
Pipelines Changing the channel The use of spatial information technology in constructing the Wimmera Mallee pipeline project Shane Schwarz, Network Coordinator, GWMWater IMAGINE piping an area equival... Read more
Pipelines Let there be LiDAR To fast-track the project from a ten to a five year schedule, GWMWater needed to speed up the preliminary design phase. It was identified that two key pieces of GIS data w... Read more
Pipelines Left: Sample WMPP aerial imagery near Lake Toolondo Right: WMPP hillshade affect using 2m resolution 0.15m LiDAR DEM of the same tiles. The image shows stock dams, channel inverts and banks ... 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
Geotechnics Constructive vision Simon Brightwell, Director, Fugro Aperio WE need a dynamic view of development sites — harnessing datasets to assess the combined impact of sea level rise and ground st... Read more
Geotechnics Low level LiDAR Moving down the funnel, the emerging technique of low level high-density LiDAR is playing an increasing role in the mapping of flood risk management assets, particularly em... Read more
Geotechnics Within the growing arsenal of technology, there is a suite of geophysical techniques for investigating the ground and earth structures to depths ranging from a metre to many hundreds of me... Read more
Geotechnics Millimetric ground and structure stability trends for central London mapped by persistent scatterer interferometry. ©FNPA 2011, SAR data ©ESA 1992-2011 Although CPT may have penetration an... Read more
Risk Management Life cycle risk management: The implications Bruno Gerard, CEO, Oxand ASSETS AND RISK MANAGEMENT Decision making processes Most industrial companies with important built assets already... Read more
Risk Management road transportation system for a major business city. As well as risks to port traffic passing underneath, one quarter of the city’s road traffic uses the bridge during the rush hour. ... Read more
Risk Management persons, who are then required to provide periodic reporting on company or project risks. The CEO, or project leader, can then in turn delegate to risk owners who are charged with impl... Read more
Professional Development Grow your own The ConstructionSkills’ CSN report ConstructionSkills The ConstructionSkills Network (CSN) is an in-depth report of the future skills and training requirements o... Read more
Professional Development To maintain the competitiveness of the civil engineering and surveying sectors, we need to invest in ‘up-skilling’ and protect funding and training provisions for skills. requ... Read more
Advertorial/Profiles Maccaferri reinforced soil solution brings environmental, cost and engineering benefits to a Scottish road project Contractors building a distributor road serving major housing de... Read more
Classifieds Mapping Software Adjudication Software Software Land Surveys Modelling Surveys samsett Civil Engineering And Surveying Made Easy With 12d® Model www.12d.co.uk Surveys & Engineering Ltd 3D... Read more
Classifieds/Where to Buy Surveys Survey Equipment Training Underground Mapping HARRIS EasyLifter Worcester, England T: 01905 763361 E: mark@mhsurveys.co.uk www.mhsurveys.co.uk Reduces Costs and Injuri... 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
Paul Burrows, HDS Technical Representative Providing the best 3D laser scanning advice, support & knowledge Contact Paul and the rest of the UK HDS team on 01908 256500 or from our new HDS Blog www.hd... Read more