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CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR HSE PFI Planning Insurance September 2013 The Journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors... Read more
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September Contents 05. From the CEO 06. ICES regions 08. Social network 12. Training dates 13. Events 14. News 17. Legal Q&A 47. Subscriptions 51. Classifieds/Where to buy 53. Profiles 54. Recruitment... Read more
Accelerated Membership for RICS Fellows and Members Is the focus of your work in the civil engineering or geospatial industries?Join the chartered professional body that specialises in these sectors —... Read more
09 2013 From the CEO 5 H AVING made the announcement a few months ago that the institution is seeking individual chartered engineer status for its members, it is now timely to inform readers that our ... Read more
6 ICES Regions Civil Engineering Surveyor ICES Anglia & Central ICES A&C thanks Jason Halsey for his talk on the Sheringham Shoal offshore power project. The prevailing weather window demands full att... Read more
09 2013 ICES Regions 7 Investment and Construction Forum in Macau. Clement Lin, LC Yu, Jacob Lam and Qin Wuyun were all involved in a CHINCA training seminar in Beijing in June covering procurement, c... Read more
8 ICES Regions • Social Network Civil Engineering Surveyor UEL, London 6.30pm for 7pm Bookings: Serena Ronan +44 (0)161 972 3100 sronan@cices.org www.cices.org/south-east/Topcon will give a presentat... Read more
09 2013 ICES News 9 Congratulations ABE The Association of Building Engineers has been granted a royal charter. The announcement was made at the Construction Industry Council’s summer reception in Jul... Read more
10 Bookshelf Civil Engineering Surveyor One Great George Street Malcolm Dunkeld Whittles Publishing ISBN 978-184995-090-9 £ 45 Back in June 2011, ICE Publishing released a book on the history of the I... Read more
09 2013 Obituary 11 G ENEROUS, practical, kind,determined, modest, helpful,energetic, knowledgeable are just some of the many qualities attributed to ICES fellow Alan Wright by the contributors to thi... Read more
Training Diary Provider Date+Time Course Cost 10 SEP 2013 9.30am – 4.30pm Digital Marketing (1 Day)In this digital age every company needs to understand how to exploit digital marketing tools to impro... Read more
09 2013 Events 13 Jeremiah Dixon: Scientist, Surveyor and Stargazer until 6 October 2013: Barnard Castle, UK www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk British Cartographic Society Symposium 2013 4-6 September 2013: L... Read more
14 News Roundup Civil Engineering Surveyor In brief:The LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has selected Atkins as general engineering consultant for its maintenance and expansion plans. ... Read more
09 2013 News Roundup 15 BIM software develops Autodesk has released Infraworks 360 Pro, as part of its BIM suite of products. The software, specifically designed for use on infrastructure projects, en... Read more
Membership Application and Upgrade Surgeries Are you thinking of upgrading your membership?Do you know anyone interested in applying for membership?Do you want your employees to develop their professi... Read more
09 2013 Legal Q&A 17 1. A new professional services short contract This is a useful addition to the NEC3 suite as it aims — as the reference to short suggests — to plug a gap offering a more straightf... Read more
09 2013 HSE 19 H AVING worked for the UK’s Health and Safety Executive for over a quarter of a century, Heather Bryant knows her subject. She was appointed to head the construction division in April t... Read more
20 HSE Civil Engineering Surveyor My career has been so varied and there have been so many different cases with so many different levels of complexity. Every case is different. Every case is sad. Fata... Read more
09 2013 HSE 21 Who’s on CONIAC Civil Engineering Contractors Association Construction Clients’ Group Construction Industry Council Construction Plant-hire Association ConstructionSkills Department for... Read more
22 Interoperability Civil Engineering Surveyor T HE interoperability platform is not a single product or technology.Rather, it’s a collection of products and technologies that users can deploy and con... Read more
09 2013 Interoperability 23 An i-model can support any schema defined by the authoring application. In order to be self-describing, an i-model includes the schema definitions within the i-model along ... Read more
24 Interoperability Civil Engineering Surveyor to work with only a subset of the content within a set of i-models. Filtering makes it possible to generate an i-model from an existing set of models tha... Read more
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26 Dispute Resolution Civil Engineering Surveyor and quantum can all benefit from their changes being conceptualised and shown by a building information model.However, some perspective must be put on ... Read more
09 2013 Dispute Resolution 27 Having a BIM model can make causation appear more obvious. Images provided and created by Freeform 3d, © BAM Nuttall Kier JV/Crossrail found in writings as far back as Da... Read more
28 Insurance Civil Engineering Surveyor T HE growing use of information technology in society and industry has major repercussions for everyday life. Increasingly sophisticated means of collecting and... Read more
09 2013 Insurance • Letters 29 property policies for loss due to insured perils; and equipment policies for accidental breakdown. The coverage provided varies greatly from payment for extra expenses s... Read more
30 Military History Civil Engineering Surveyor S TUDY any map of the coastline of Britain and you will observe how the natural geography supports the defence of the country, a useful attribute for an ... Read more
09 2013 Military History 31 invasion scares were on the agenda. Hoche was of the opinion that the Welsh, if provoked, would rise up against the English. He therefore instructed Colonel William Tate, w... Read more
Maptek Maptek 11-13 NOVEMBER 2013 | PASSENGER TERMINAL AMSTERDAM (PTA) | AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS 3D technologies. New Technologies & Data Fusion Civil Infrastructure Land & Natural Resou... Read more
09 2013 Project Management 33 I N the first two of this short series of articles we have considered the role of the project manager in the early stages of procurement. We have followed what we believe... Read more
34 Project Management Civil Engineering Surveyor contractors are fundamentally competent to carry out and complete the project in question. Much research has been carried out and many papers have been... Read more
09 2013 Project Management 35 methods adopted in the building or construction industry. In civil engineering,contractors do not rely on relatively standard unit rates for items of work, but price on t... Read more
36 Project Management Civil Engineering Surveyor accepted that some additions may be necessary to align the standard form of contract to the nature and/or location of the project — for example where t... Read more
09 2013 Project Management 37 Nevertheless, where this policy has been chosen, the degree of price certainty that results will be proportional to the quality and accuracy of the design brief provided ... Read more
38 Project Management Civil Engineering Surveyor acceptance and great care should be taken to ensure that the contents of the letter do not amount to a counter offer. The principle in English law is t... Read more
09 2013 PFI 39 T HE government published its long-awaited code of conduct for operational PFI/PPP contracts in June. The code follows the 2011 publication of the guidance for making savings in operati... Read more
40 PFI Civil Engineering Surveyor website and other potential signatories are now considering whether to sign up. There is clearly a government objective for all in the PFI/PPP industry to sign up to... Read more
09 2013 Construction Law 41 O N 24 June 2013, judgment was handed down by Akenhead J in the case of Igloo Regeneration Limited v The Powell Williams Partnership. The litigation arose from a profession... Read more
42 Construction Law Civil Engineering Surveyor judgment takes precedence in the case of older buildings which have stood for many years over current codes of practice”and also that:“...the application... Read more
09 2013 PFI 43 T HE private finance initiative that has been in use since the early 1990s, and which has been used to deliver a vast range of infrastructure, from schools and hospitals to roads and li... Read more
44 Diversity Civil Engineering Surveyor steps after school. This makes excellent sense to me, and it was further verified by the fact that 64% of our women engineers told us that they were made aware ... Read more
09 2013 Diversity 45 Our survey also found a very strong belief that engineers in the UK do not command the same status as in the rest of the world.This is really disappointing, and although I know it... Read more
46 Planning Civil Engineering Surveyor G REG BARKER, the Minister for Energy and Climate Change, has recently been quoted as saying that council planning committees are voting through plans for large ... Read more
09 2013 Planning 47 £ 5,000MW/year for the lifetime of the wind farm. Communities agreeing to a medium-sized 20MW wind farm could therefore receive a package of benefits worth £ 100,000 per year, or u... Read more
48 SUDS Civil Engineering Surveyor T HE recent increased frequency and severity of flooding in the UK has served to highlight the need to complement conventional drainage systems with a range of susta... Read more
09 2013 SUDS 49 What is a blue roof?A blue roof is designed to alleviate flood risk by reducing and controlling the peak rate of discharge in compliance with design requirements; facilitating the dete... Read more
50 Advertorial Civil Engineering Surveyor P REMIER School of Building now offers two new combined courses entitled; Introduction to Civil Engineering Surveying 1 and 2. These combined diplomas by dist... Read more
09 2013 Classifieds 51 Open technology and standards-based solutions for sharing spatial data www.cadcorp.com Equipment Mobile Mapping Mapping (Underground)Monitoring Software, Mapping & Data Surveys ... Read more
52 Where to Buy Civil Engineering Surveyor Suppliers survey accessories Hilti (Gt Britain) 1 Trafford Wharf Road, Manchester M17 1BY, UK +44 (0)800 886 100 +44 (0)161 886 1000 Gb-measuring@hilti.c... Read more
09 2013 Advertorial • Profiles 53 form abutments and wing walls to eight new structures which are to be built as part of the new works. The walls are to be constructed using Maccaferri’s own MacRes sy... Read more
54 Profiles • Recruitment Civil Engineering Surveyor Premier Coatings has obtained CE marking for two of its main membrane products, Premseal 100 for waterproofing and tanking and Premseal GMA for wat... Read more
ICES Dinner 2013 Brooklands Museum 6.45pm, 20 September 2013 Tickets: £ 75.00*Includes guided tour of the museum Join ICES president Alan Barrow at Brooklands, the birthplace of British motorsport and... Read more