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CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR The Journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors Utilities Project Management Site Investigation BIM March 2014... Read more
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March Contents 04.President’s column 06.ICES regions 10. News 14.Legal Q&A 15.Training dates 20.Social network 20.Events 55.Profiles 56.Classifieds/Where to buy 57.Subscriptions 58.Recruitment Regular... Read more
4 President’s Column Civil Engineering Surveyor Are you ready for a culture change?L OOK at any documents from the 19th century relating to the sale of land and it is almost certain that you will see ... Read more
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6 ICES Regions Civil Engineering Surveyor ICES Anglia & Central 11 MAR 14: AGM + Leica HQ tour Leica Geosystems, Milton Keynes MK15 8HT 6.30pm for 7pm Bookings: Serena Ronan +44 (0)161 972 3100 sronan... Read more
03 2014 ICES Regions 7 Case studies and live site data will be presented and discussed ranging from heritage projects to sites running machine control.Light refreshments will be served. 6 MAY 14: Com... Read more
8 Institution News Civil Engineering Surveyor ICES continues to lead GEOforum ICES fellow Eric Zeeven (above) is to continue in his role as chair of the UK GEOforum. The forum is a group of societies ... Read more
ICES Dinner 2014 Chateau Impney, Droitwich Spa 6.45pm, 19 September 2014 Tickets: £ 75.00*Join ICES president Alan Barrow at Chateau Impney, one of the finest, most authentic e... Read more
10 News Roundup Civil Engineering Surveyor Lancashire link A new motorway bridge has been completed linking a business park to junction 9 of the M65 in Burnley. Eric Wright Civil Engineering construct... Read more
03 2014 News Roundup 11 The Zambezi in all its psychedelic glory The European Space Agency has released an image from its Envisat remote sensing satellite of the Zambezi River’s floodplain in western ... Read more
12 Meet the Membership Civil Engineering Surveyor What encouraged you to join the construction industry?I have always had an interest in maps and mapping and grew up looking at maps with my dad. I too... Read more
The Richard Carter Prize Geospatial Engineer 2014 Nomination Procedures Open to members and non-members of ICES The closing date for nominations is 30 June 2014 Visit the website for full details www.... Read more
14 Legal Q&A Civil Engineering Surveyor M OST consultants are familiar with the process of mediation;an impartial third party facilitates a negotiation between or among two or more parties. It usually... Read more
ICES Training Provider Date+Time Course Cost 13 MAR 2014 9am-4.30pm Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurement (CESMM) (1 Day) The course provides an understanding of CESMM, its principles and u... Read more
16 Design Civil Engineering Surveyor L AST year, multiple news agencies described an unfortunate incident with a new building being constructed at 20 Fenchurch Street in London. The building has a gla... Read more
03 2014 Design 17 problem that resulted in the concentrated light and, once again, prevent the unintended consequence.As the story unfolded, new information surfaced that the developers altered the de... Read more
18 Risk Management Civil Engineering Surveyor A FTER adjusting for natural land movements, the average sea level around the UK is now about 10cm higher than it was in 1900 and this rise is expected to... Read more
03 2014 Risk Management 19 Writing a flood plan Advice, including an example on what to include in a flood plan, can be found on the Environment Agency website. Make sure you keep copies of the plan a... Read more
20 Social Network/Events Civil Engineering Surveyor The (CES) social network Laser scanning a Reading FC player’s new property. Nice place shame about the wallpaper!@Usklandsurvey We are failing as pr... 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
22 Adjudication Civil Engineering Surveyor A FTER a slowdown following the 2008 financial crisis, construction work in the Middle East is once more gathering momentum. American,Asian and European indu... Read more
03 2014 Adjudication 23 claims together or pursuing substantial and complex claims that by their nature require full proceedings.Well-established practitioners and experts in specific fields (such as ... Read more
24 Adjudication Civil Engineering Surveyor Longmore LJ cited Lord Hoffman’s observations about implying terms in the Belize case. It is “the meaning which the instrument would convey to a reasonable p... Read more
26 Utilities Civil Engineering Surveyor T HE City of Toronto council is carrying out major restorative work on the century-old Union Station, Canada’s busiest multi-modal transportation hub1 as part o... Read more
03 2014 Utilities 27 located within the network. Hatch Mott MacDonald, in association with NORR Limited, is the prime consultant working for the city council, providing both design and construction ad... Read more
28 Utilities Civil Engineering Surveyor As you can imagine, attempting to visualise and convey the challenges of this three-dimensional puzzle with traditional 2D CAD techniques would have been challe... Read more
03 2014 Utilities 29 rotate our 3D model of the utility conflicts in this intersection, stakeholders’ eyes widen and their jaws drop! Another significant challenge was getting approval to relocate th... Read more
32 Concrete Civil Engineering Surveyor I N UK waters, a significant — and perhaps the greatest — impact associated with the installation of offshore wind farms is the significant level of underwater n... Read more
03 2014 Project Management 33 W E have focused on the project manager’s role under the New Engineering Contract third edition’s Engineering and Construction Contract to help us answer the question pos... Read more
34 Project Management Civil Engineering Surveyor It is suggested that, in addition to the employer’s representative being widely accepted as the project manager, what the employer’s senior representat... Read more
in a contractor’s tender planning and pricing. For example, the relevance at bid stage of a significant difference between the completion date and planned completion is in highlighting the contractor’... Read more
36 Project Management Civil Engineering Surveyor for the last six years, for example, is indicative that less than 10% of the training days completed were for employers and consultants. Whilst these g... Read more
Chartered Institution of CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYORS Approved Development Schemes An ICES Approved Development Scheme (ADS)is an agreement between a company and ICES that defines the training,developm... Read more
38 Site Investigation Civil Engineering Surveyor C OMBINING traditional intrusive site investigation techniques with geophysical surveying in an holistic approach to site characterisation can yield ma... Read more
03 2014 Site Investigation 39 directed drill operations to investigate data anomalies that were initially interpreted as potential voids. Results from the site investigation confirmed that one of the ... Read more
40 Site Investigation Civil Engineering Surveyor Ground penetrating radar Ground penetrating radar (GPR) has become possibly the most familiar of all the geophysical techniques available. GPR is funda... Read more
03 2014 Structural Health Monitoring 41 S TRUCTURAL health monitoring (SHM) is an emerging field that provides information on demand about any significant change or damage occurring in a structure. It... Read more
42 Structural Health Monitoring Civil Engineering Surveyor response characteristics. SHM applications for load cells include bridge lifting and weighing, vehicle and crane load monitoring,and earthqua... Read more
03 2014 Structural Health Monitoring 43 even when their cars were empty. A sensors-based SHM solution was brought in to monitor the bridge over a period of time. Using its data collector devices and a... Read more
03 2014 BIM 45 S O,you have read some articles on building information modelling,spoken to a few people, perhaps attended a conference, now it is time to dip the toe in the water, it is time for BIM f... Read more
46 BIM Civil Engineering Surveyor a coordination room, for instance, if there is insufficient budget. It is normal to experience difficulty in persuading the management to spend money to potentially e... Read more
03 2014 BIM 47 Understanding BIM and its opportunities • We need to inform and educate at different levels.• We will ensure that end users, such as maintenance, asset information and operations, under... Read more
48 BIM Civil Engineering Surveyor The probability of resolving all of the arguments and discussions surrounding liabilities and responsibilities during the pilot project procurement round are so remot... Read more
03 2014 Advertorial 49 a service’ model (SaaS) to give our clients a truly mobile reporting capability, with reports and surveys available online within minutes of a site inspection being completed. B... Read more
50 Piling Civil Engineering Surveyor G ROUND engineering works have been completed at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon,southwest London. Simplex Westpile worked in partnership with Gallif... Read more
03 2014 Piling 51 The piling team worked closely with the All England Lawn Tennis Club to ensure the design and installation of the piles and foundations at the site were as swift and efficient as pos... Read more
52 Advertorial Civil Engineering Surveyor proved invaluable in the construction of the lagoons.Maccaferri centred on impermeably lining the two ponds using the company’s Bentomat reinforced geosynthet... Read more
03 2014 Advertorial 53 Building on the success of the Focus3D, the new Focus3D X 330 surpasses previous models in functionality and performance. With a range almost three times greater than its prior ... Read more
54 Ash Civil Engineering Surveyor T HE use of ash in construction dates back over 2,000 years when it was widely used by the ancient Romans and Greeks who built many of their largest towns and cities ... Read more
03 2014 Ash/Profiles 55 industrial development — part of the wider Swansea regeneration programme. Part of the project was a new embankment designed to support the road link. Initially,the embankment ... Read more
56 Classifieds/Where to Buy Civil Engineering Surveyor Open technology and standards-based solutions for sharing spatial data www.cadcorp.com Monitoring Surveys Mapping, Software & Data Surveys Suppli... Read more
03 2014 Classifieds/Subscriptions 57 Suppliers survey accessories NavCom Technology 20780 Madrona Avenue Torrance, CA 90503 USA +1 (310) 381-2000 www.navcomtech.com Nikon-Trimble Co 16-2, Minamika... Read more
58 Recruitment Civil Engineering Surveyor Vision Survey is an innovative, quality driven and expanding company providing engineering surveying solutions in challenging project environments. Our survey... Read more
SURVEY MANAGER (LAND & MEASURED BUILDING SURVEYS)Due to a substantial increase in enquiries, the land survey division is looking for a survey manager to join our team based in Theale, Reading. The rol... Read more
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