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CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR The Journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors Marine Survey Adjudication LiDAR Z Clauses July/August 2014... Read more
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July-August Contents 05.President’s Foreword 06.ICES regions 09.Events 12.Social network 14. News 21.Legal Q&A 49.Profiles 50.Classifieds/Where to buy 51.Subscriptions 52.Recruitment 54. Training date... Read more
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􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀅􀀶􀀸􀀦􀀹􀀘􀀸􀀵􀀬􀀁􀀦􀀷􀀩􀀰􀀧􀀱􀀓􀀵􀀚T HAT was the message that came across loud and clear from the GEO Business conference and exhibition at the end of May. Your institution, the... Read more
􀀒􀀝􀀩􀀪􀀫􀀷􀀟􀀸􀀳􀀹􀀰􀀵􀀦􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶fault; and retrospective and prospective approaches in delay analysis. A light buffet will be served.21 OCT 14: Good faith... Read more
The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors is a registered educational charity.Cambridge Lecture NEC3 Benefits and Pitfalls 8 October 2014, Cambridge Tickets: £ 67.50 (inc VAT)Lunch and ... Read more
􀀤􀀝􀀩􀀪􀀫􀀷􀀟􀀸􀀳􀀹􀀰􀀵􀀦􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶and coffee on arrival. Wine, nibbles and networking afterwards.16 SEP 14: Public sector property asset management EC Harri... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀝􀀩􀀪􀀫􀀷􀀟􀀸􀀳􀀹􀀰􀀵􀀦􀀋􀀪􀀲􀀸􀀵􀀬􀀦􀀐talk gives an overview of the difficulties with flood prediction and risk assessment and the pertinent factors at work.A buffet will be serv... Read more
􀀭􀀴􀀝􀀵􀀦􀀬􀀹􀀬􀀱􀀬􀀹􀀰􀀵􀀷􀀙􀀸􀀗􀀦􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶Autumn date for Cambridge Lecture The institution is holding its Cambridge Lecture on 8 October 2014 at the Menz... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀝􀀵􀀦􀀬􀀹􀀬􀀱􀀬􀀹􀀰􀀵􀀷􀀙􀀸􀀗􀀦􀀭􀀭ICES at GEO Business The institution had a strong presence at the inaugural GEO Business conference and exhibition held in London’s Business Des... Read more
􀀃􀀄􀀇􀀗􀀎􀀕􀀙􀀕􀀍􀀕􀀙􀀓􀀗􀀖􀀒􀀘􀀋􀀎􀀂􀀑􀀓􀀉􀀙􀀈􀀏􀀖􀀒􀀘􀀕􀀋􀀓􀀔􀀊􀀅􀀙􀀌􀀙􀀏􀀖􀀆􀀗􀀐􀀙􀀗􀀘􀀘􀀔􀀙􀀗􀀐􀀖􀀑􀀍􀀔􀀌􀀘􀀁􀀓􀀔Last month saw a literally groundbreaking specification achievement in the detecti... 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
􀀭􀀮􀀙􀀸􀀗􀀦􀀷􀀟􀀰􀀱􀀵􀀘􀀱􀀞􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶UAS in landslide mapping Unmanned aerial systems have been used to aid a geological survey of the landslide that covered... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀙􀀸􀀗􀀦􀀷􀀟􀀰􀀱􀀵􀀘􀀱􀀞􀀭􀀚A new rail bridge has been launched over the Great Western Main Line in Stockley, Hillingdon. The new 1,000 tonne flyover will support Crossrail by free... Read more
􀀭􀀒􀀌􀀪􀀉􀀷􀀖􀀱􀀦􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀦􀀦􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶Kemp, vice-chair of BIM4Infrastructure,spoke of BIM being one shared vision of the truth. Surveyors can deliver that.Mea... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀌􀀪􀀉􀀷􀀖􀀱􀀦􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀦􀀦􀀭􀀥data toes into the Minecraft computer waters — and triggered four times as many downloads in six months than in the whole previous four years of open da... Read more
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􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀡􀀸􀀸􀀬􀀷􀀬􀀜􀀸􀀷􀀡􀀸􀀓􀀎􀀸􀀶􀀦􀀜􀀹􀀞􀀭􀀐What encouraged you to join the construction industry?When I was a child my father operated and maintained heavy plant, and our family liv... Read more
􀀯􀀴􀀡􀀸􀀸􀀬􀀷􀀬􀀜􀀸􀀷􀀡􀀸􀀓􀀎􀀸􀀶􀀦􀀜􀀹􀀞􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶Where would you like to take your career in the future?I would like to continue to progress and develop my... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀔􀀸􀀳􀀢􀀧􀀷􀀄􀀇􀀛􀀯􀀭I T is not uncommon for an employer to seek to insert a ‘fitness for purpose’obligation into consultants’appointments or design and build contracts.Although o... Read more
􀀯􀀯􀀡􀀹􀀧􀀹􀀬􀀢􀀶􀀨􀀷􀀡􀀢􀀞􀀞􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶A LTHOUGH Ordnance Survey has its roots firmly in the military,perhaps its biggest war-time challenge occurred a... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀡􀀹􀀧􀀹􀀬􀀢􀀶􀀨􀀷􀀡􀀢􀀞􀀞􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀯􀀠Mapping the front line Working near the front lines, the Ordnance Survey men routinely exposed themselves to danger. Enemy (and occasionally fri... Read more
􀀯􀀮􀀡􀀢􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶I T’S a stark fact that ocean science is critically underfunded. The ocean covers most of the planet, yet 95% of it st... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀡􀀢􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀯􀀚dive team to record each position exactly, we can load the information to the Internet on the Catlin global reef record website for anyone to view. To... Read more
􀀯􀀒􀀡􀀢􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶approximately 80% of coral coverage in much of the Caribbean has died. As carbon dioxide is built up in the atmosphere... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀡􀀢􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀯􀀥Sydney we are demonstrating that our approach can add significantly to understanding other habitats and how to manage them.As for the future, our eyes... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀑􀀸􀀢􀀬􀀜􀀸􀀶􀀯􀀐T HE winter of 2013-2014 was the wettest on record, according to the UK MET Office, characterised by prolonged periods of heavy rain, high winds and flooding.The ... Read more
􀀠􀀴􀀑􀀸􀀢􀀬􀀜􀀸􀀶􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶year average. In other words, were there to be extremely heavy rain again in the winter of 2014-15, it would not necessarily overc... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀑􀀸􀀢􀀬􀀜􀀸􀀶􀀠􀀭There are various options available to the parties in such circumstances. Where possible to do so, the parties may choose to continue with the works, operating th... Read more
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􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀖􀀝􀀡􀀠􀀠I N May 2011 the UK Cabinet Office published the government’s construction strategy which had the overarching goal of reducing the cost of government construction project... Read more
􀀠􀀮􀀖􀀝􀀡􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶challenges and benefits to broaden understanding. One of the real issues brought to light by the RICS study was the distinct lack of polic... Read more
􀀠􀀒􀀙􀀪􀀩􀀠􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶E MPLOYERS frequently amend the standard New Engineering Contract third edition and draft additional provisions, usually by means of Z c... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀙􀀪􀀩􀀠􀀠􀀥Office of Government Commerce has published a list of optional Z clauses for use in government contracts. These are generally required to deal with the Official Secrets... Read more
􀀠􀀤􀀙􀀪􀀩􀀠􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶the standard NEC3 is intended to be operated. In my opinion it is entirely unacceptable for an employer to expect to have the power to r... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀔􀀹􀀏􀀛􀀟􀀠􀀐F LOATING LIDAR DEVICES (FLD) offer the opportunity for a significant cost reduction in the development of offshore wind power. They can supply a solution that is ord... Read more
􀀮􀀴􀀔􀀹􀀏􀀛􀀟􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶While a step forward from existing masts, Naikun faced its own challenges in terms of both cost (a fixed platform structure faces many... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀔􀀹􀀏􀀛􀀟􀀮􀀭The roadmap The roadmap is important for two reasons. First, it outlines a set of standards which FLDs are expected to meet. These standards include not only those th... Read more
􀀃􀀂􀀈􀀔􀀆􀀄􀀉􀀅􀀔􀀎􀀔􀀍􀀐􀀇􀀑􀀏􀀔􀀑􀀓􀀓􀀒􀀔􀀑􀀏􀀐􀀊􀀋􀀒􀀎􀀓􀀁􀀌􀀒an island 500m away. The result were good, with GL Garrad Hassan stating in a review of the data that the floating sensor agreed to wi... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀛􀀘􀀊􀀱􀀘􀀹􀀕􀀢􀀬􀀹􀀰􀀵􀀮􀀠T HE much-welcome recent growth in the construction sector is underlining the importance of ensuring major projects are kept on track and are not afflic... Read more
􀀮􀀮􀀛􀀘􀀊􀀱􀀘􀀹􀀕􀀢􀀬􀀹􀀰􀀵􀀩􀀹􀀲􀀹􀀧􀀷􀀪􀀵􀀳􀀹􀀵􀀸􀀸􀀶􀀹􀀵􀀳􀀷􀀫􀀱􀀶􀀲􀀸􀀨􀀰􀀶Brims Construction v A2M Development In Brims Construction Ltd v A2M Development Ltd (2013), the defendant to a dispute ... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀖􀀝􀀡􀀮􀀚W HEN I wrote about the first teetering steps of building information modelling [CES April 2014], there was mention of forming a club. This was part of the engagement wit... Read more
􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀖􀀝􀀡􀀮􀀥individual requirements are met, and they properly link to the output, then it is self-evident that the project should be considered complete. There appears to be an appe... Read more
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􀀴􀀥􀀣􀀴􀀤􀀷􀀯􀀴􀀭􀀮􀀛􀀹􀀶􀀞􀀰􀀶􀀬􀀷􀀍􀀢􀀧􀀸􀀦􀀮􀀐creates a few headaches. We averaged during the currency of the contract, some 2,000 tonnes of asphalt per night; that is the equivalent of 100 return... Read more
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