CES - October 2013

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CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR The Journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors Everest Scanning Sydney Biodiversity October 2013... Read more
October Contents 05. President’s Column 07. ICES regions 08.Training dates 09.News 12. Events 13. Letters 13. Social network 15.Legal Q&A 47. Profiles 48.Classifieds/Where to buy 50. Recruitment Regul... Read more
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10 2013 President’s Column 5 BIM will fail...I promised I was going to talk about BIM this month, so now that I have your attention, I shall begin. Building information modelling is set to become the ... Read more
6 President’s Column Civil Engineering Surveyor BIM database. Clearly, geospatial engineers have a huge part to play but don’t make the mistake of thinking it doesn’t affect commercial managers – it d... Read more
10 2013 ICES Regions 7 ICES Anglia & Central 10 OCT 13: Suffolk energy from waste SITA UK, Ipswich, 8am Bookings: Serena Ronan +44 (0)161 972 3100 sronan@cices.org www.cices.org/anglia_ central Work... Read more
8 ICES Regions Civil Engineering Surveyor ICES South East 16 OCT 13: NEC3 subcontracting MWB Paddington, London, 5.30pm for 6pm Bookings: seminars@QuiggGolden.com 17 OCT 13: Modern data flows and data... Read more
10 2013 Institution News 9 BBC stars for La Boisselle lecture evening The La Boisselle Study Group, who use surveying technology to explore the underground WW1 tunnels of the Somme, is holding a fundr... Read more
10 News Roundup Civil Engineering Surveyor Credit for Myddleton The life of Sir Hugh Myddleton has been celebrated by the Worshipful Company of Water Conservators. Sir Hugh Myddleton was an entreprene... Read more
10 2013 News Roundup 11 In brief: A Mott MacDonald and JN Bentley joint venture, has been awarded a five year framework extension by Yorkshire Water. The design and construction JV will help deliver £... Read more
12 Events Civil Engineering Surveyor Apprentice and Trainee Behavioural Safety 2 October 2013: Paignton, UK http://wwt.uk.com ICE NI: Attitudinal Change to Transport 3 October 2013: Belfast, UK www.ic... Read more
10 2013 Letters-Social Network 13 A credit to ICES It was with great interest that I read the remarkable obituary for Alan Wright in the September 2013 edition of Civil Engineering Surveyor. Alan was ... 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
10 2013 Legal Notebook 15 G ENERALLY, the obligations in your appointment are absolute.Except in the face of specific circumstances (such as force majeure) you and the employer must carry out these ob... Read more
16 David Breashears Civil Engineering Surveyor H OW can you top climbing Mount Everest? By meeting the man who climbed it first. In 1981 David Breashears was returning from an expedition to the Kangsh... Read more
10 2013 David Breashears 17 It took 26 years, but David Breashears is finally looking at the valleys. And he’s making us look at them too. He set up GlacierWorks in 2007 to use ultra-high resolution p... Read more
18 David Breashears Civil Engineering Surveyor Our aerial shots involve eight cameras fixed to a helicopter in a single array, giving us a 250 degree panorama. These present a totally different view o... Read more
10 2013 David Breashears 19 photography is very forgiving. We can delete a scene if we haven’t got it right.Glass plate negatives were very heavy,they required great care. I am deeply awestruck when I... Read more
20 David Breashears Civil Engineering Surveyor snow in the mountains, the changing size of their grains, of more violent weather and of having to move their animals to shelter at different times of th... Read more
10 2013 Military History 21 I N the first part of our story, we looked at the background to the development of the Bristol Channel forts, let us now look at their armament.The guns On 23 July 1860, Lo... Read more
22 Military History Civil Engineering Surveyor The 7-inch RML were manufactured to specifications produced by RS Fraser,assistant superintendent at Woolwich. Their manufacturing process has been descr... Read more
10 2013 Military History 23 L ATE in 2010 a unique opportunity occurred when the owner of an important piece of surviving Somme battlefield in France came under pressure to sell it for housing. The 2.... Read more
24 Military History Civil Engineering Surveyor When the British took over the Somme battlefront from their French allies in August 1915, French and German tunnellers were working at a depth of 12m. Fo... Read more
10 2013 Military History 25 geophone. Fighting tunnels would then be driven out from the transversal and used for listening and blowing explosive charges.At La Boisselle the British worked at depths o... Read more
26 Military History Civil Engineering Surveyor To ascertain the structural integrity of the square cut unsupported chalk walls (approximately 1.5m2) and conditions at the foot, a Go-Pro HD camera was ... Read more
10 2013 Military History 27 Tunnel survey In October 2012, the survey above ground continued by mapping the phase excavations, reaffirming the site grid with additional GPS observations and replacing ... Read more
28 Biodiversity Civil Engineering Surveyor O N 5 September, the UK government issued its long awaited green paper, Biodiversity Offsetting in England. The aim of the paper is to consult on the propose... Read more
10 2013 Biodiversity 29 legislation protecting species under the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 and the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.The green paper goes on to confirm that... Read more
At SPAR Europe, you’ll learn about new 3D tools and techniques to drive efficiency, improve workflows, reduce project timelines, improve safety and mitigate project risk. Learn how to maximize opportu... Read more
10 2013 Sydney Opera House 31 I N 2009, CyArk founder Ben Kacyra met with Michael Russell, the then Scottish government minister of culture (and now cabinet secretary for education and lifelong learni... Read more
32 Sydney Opera House Civil Engineering Surveyor glistening white form of modernism, one of the most iconic buildings in the world, and the youngest inscribed UNESCO world heritage site — the Sydney O... Read more
10 2013 Sydney Opera House 33 the project had governmental backing. The Scottish Ten is entirely funded by the Scottish government in the spirit of global collaboration, and it is therefore essential ... Read more
34 Sydney Opera House Civil Engineering Surveyor exterior of the compound as well, planning external scans locations, locating permanent ground survey monuments for the structure to tie our data into ... Read more
10 2013 Sydney Opera House 35 Back home Back in Scotland, the laborious task of accurate data registration began. Although the scans had been pieced together in Sydney to check for holes, the process ... Read more
BIM The developing role of the surveyor 25 February 2014, London Featuring David Philp Head of BIM Implementation, Cabinet Office Malcolm Taylor Chief Technical Information Manager, Crossrail Will Hac... Read more
10 2013 STEP 37 I N 1975, the population of Abu Dhabi was a mere 211,812 people, this has since grown tenfold and the Emirate is now home to 2.5 million people. The difficulties faced by government au... Read more
38 STEP Civil Engineering Surveyor the ground movement fell outside the acceptable range of movement we had to review our designs and come up with more robust solutions to mitigate the potential risks... Read more
10 2013 Wastewater 39 Muddy waters Chris Taylor, Zeus Renewables A S the world slowly starts to come to terms with its growing environmental problems, the focus to date has been on energy production a... Read more
40 Wastewater Civil Engineering Surveyor Changing the industrial processes is usually not the answer due to the impact of increased capital costs and lost production.Therefore, the answer usually lies... Read more
10 2013 Monitoring 41 I N 2018, Crossrail services are due to commence through central London.The £ 15b project will pass through 37 stations and run 118km (73 miles) from Maidenhead and Heathrow in t... Read more
42 Monitoring Civil Engineering Surveyor structure and ramp to join the Great Eastern Main Line to make their way towards Shenfield. DLR passengers will be able to interchange with Crossrail at Stratf... Read more
10 2013 BIM 43 I N February 2013 the Construction Industry Council (CIC) published the first edition of its BIM protocol. It is a legal document that is to be incorporated into construction contracts ... Read more
10 2013 BIM 45 simple amendments, (iii) it is a standard document with a managerial concept which can provide a stepping stone to more sophisticated protocols for dealing with BIM projects, (iv) techn... Read more
46 TSA Focus Civil Engineering Surveyor W HEN we are born, a form is filled out by an official and a certificate is issued. When we die, another from is filled out by yet another official and another ... Read more
10 2013 Advertorial-Profiles 47 G EOTECHNICAL specialist Maccaferri, has introduced a new, organic-based polyamide protective coating for its gabions and related double-twist wire based products, whic... Read more
48 Classifieds Civil Engineering Surveyor Open technology and standards-based solutions for sharing spatial data www.cadcorp.com Equipment Mobile Mapping Mapping (Underground)Monitoring Software, Mapp... Read more
10 2013 Where to Buy 49 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.com www.hilti.co.uk ... Read more
50 Recruitment Civil Engineering Surveyor Bookshop Offer Visit the online bookshop www.whittlespublishing.com *telephone and email orders.The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors is a ... Read more
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