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The Journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors Transport Brexit LiDAR Bonds May 2016 CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR... Read more
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Published by the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors. Statements made and opinions expressed in this publication do not necessarily refl ect the views of the institution, its Council ... Read more
4 ICES Regions Civil Engineering Surveyor Head Office Dominion House, Sibson Road, Sale, Cheshire M33 7PP United Kingdom +44 (0)161 972 3100 www.cices.org CEO: Bill Pryke 􀀍 bpryke@cices.org Membersh... Read more
05.16 ICES Regions 5 19 MAY 16: Engaging people and making change sustainable – Business Improvement Academy Scottish Water, Stepps, Glasgow, 12pm-1.30pm Speaker: Brian Butler, Scottish Enterprise 26 ... Read more
6 Institution News Civil Engineering Surveyor The master builder Research published by the Institution of Civil Engineers has named termites the top engineer of the natural world. Termites build their... Read more
05.16 Institution News/Social Network 7 ICES at GEO Business Staff from ICES HQ will be attending the GEO Business exhibition and conference from 24-25 May 2016 at the Business Design Centre in London... Read more
8 News Roundup Civil Engineering Surveyor Apple moves into LiDAR Apple has patented a new LiDAR system which is rumoured to be for use in driverless cars. AppleInsider reported that three Apple staff ... Read more
05.16 News Roundup 9 Daqri buys into UK holographic technology Daqri, maker of the smart construction helmet, has taken over Two Trees Photonics, a Cambridge University spin-off that specialises in ho... Read more
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05.16 Legal Q&A 11 Legal Q&A: Termination Laura McEwen, Lawyer, CMS What needs to be considered in termination?T HEY say that breaking up is hard to do and perhaps this is most true when trying to bri... Read more
12 Transport Civil Engineering Surveyor fundamentally change transport as we know it. The big unknown is in what way.The benefits of opening up car travel to those who currently find it difficult or i... Read more
05.16 Transport 13 Hyperloop I’m excited that this is being given serious consideration. It is by far the most futuristic transport idea in the report. Put forward by the multi-billionaire and entrepr... Read more
14 Bookshelf Civil Engineering Surveyor inexperienced lawyer exactly what to do to prepare the necessary claim form, application notice for summary judgment and supporting witness statement. The book ... Read more
05.16 Bookshelf 15 Other points 80 pages of the book are devoted to a consideration of adjudication in countries outside the UK, including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Ireland. The book will ... Read more
ICES Dinner 2016 Institution of Civil Engineers, London 6.30pm, 23 September 2016 Join ICES president David Loosemore for a celebratory evening at the Institution of Civil Engineers’ historical One Gr... Read more
05.16 Brexit 17 The Brexit effect Sean McGovern, Chief Risk Officer, Lloyd’s The potential impact on investment, trade and insurance of the UK voting to leaving the EU T HE burning question on everyon... Read more
18 Brexit Civil Engineering Surveyor When looked at from the London insurance market’s perspective, UK membership of the EU confers three very important benefits:• It provides us with access to the si... Read more
05.16 Brexit 19 London is seen as an attractive destination for those who wish to invest in our market or other parts of the economy. The investment is attracted by a wealth of features; our economy, ... Read more
20 Brexit Civil Engineering Surveyor The treaty provides for negotiation of a withdrawal agreement. If there were to be a leave vote, the UK government would seek to negotiate an agreement containing ... Read more
05.16 Brexit 21 ‘third country’ and whilst it may be found to have a regulatory regime that is equivalent to Solvency II – that does not confer a right to access the EU market either on a cross border... Read more
22 Industry Insight Civil Engineering Surveyor 􀀩􀁌􀁕􀁌􀃄􀁛􀁚􀀃􀁍􀁙􀁖􀁔􀀃􀁈􀁗􀁗􀁙􀁌􀁕􀁛􀁐􀁊􀁌􀁚􀁏􀁐􀁗􀁚Natasha M Levanti, Association for Consultancy and Engineering The UK’s changing perspective on a... Read more
TRAINING MENTORING COMPETENCIES APPRAISAL FEEDBACK Competencies Commercial management and geospatial competencies The ICES competencies are essential for membership and help demonstrate you are a qual... Read more
24 Industry Insight Civil Engineering Surveyor to traditional productivity measures, profits are increased both through consumer preference as well as freeing up the time of existing staff members. Da... Read more
05.16 LiDAR 25 Using LiDAR to reveal Roman roads David Ratledge How surveying technology is correcting misconceptions about Roman road networks in the UK L ANCASHIRE has an impressive network of Roma... Read more
26 LiDAR Civil Engineering Surveyor of inter-connecting cross roads. However, the actual course of the western north-south road (equivalent to today’s M6) was virtually unknown from just north of Wiga... Read more
05.16 LiDAR 27 dog-legging up to Longridge to reduce the gradient.Some of the other discoveries include the road from Lancaster to Burrow in the Lune Valley. This solved another long standing puzzle.... Read more
28 Bonds Civil Engineering Surveyor Considerations when converting a security bond Barry Green FCInstCES, Associate Director, Systech International A look at the relevance of bonds in contracts C ONS... Read more
05.16 Bonds 29 of serious damage when the bank is caught between the competing demands of the guarantor (its customer) and the beneficiary of the guarantee. The bank is in no way concerned with any di... Read more
LiDAR: You’ll be amazed what you can do with it!Think LiDAR Think Bluesky James Eddy, Technical Director, Bluesky International Ltd. www.bluesky-world.com | 01530 518 518 Airborne ... Read more
4. LiDAR for Archaeology LiDAR can be used to identify features not clearly visible from the ground. They maybe either obscured by a forest canopy or other vegetation or so subtle they are not indisti... Read more
32 Rail Civil Engineering Surveyor Can the digital railway become a reality?Ben Dunlop, Director of Digital Railway, Atkins Ben Dunlop on why the UK should embrace the digital railway P ASSENGER numb... Read more
05.16 Rail 33 product to navigate into the UK market. The new interlocking module differs from its predecessors in a number of important ways. First, it’s future proof and smarter. The product works n... Read more
34 Rail Civil Engineering Surveyor infrastructure as well as the train services that run on it. The need for change is complicated by shifts in the balance of power between train operators and infrast... Read more
36 Events Civil Engineering Surveyor ICE Flooding and Water Management 2016 30 JUN 16: London, UK www.ice-conferences.com 6th Digital Earth Summit - Digital Earth in the Era of Big Data 07-08 JUL 16: ... Read more
05.16 Monitoring 37 A coastal challenge Monitoring coastal instability using airborne and terrestrial LiDAR Dr Neil Slatcher, Research and Development Manager, 3D Laser Mapping How the cliffs of Whitb... Read more
38 Monitoring Civil Engineering Surveyor is observed from more than one object (for example, the ground surface and vegetation above it) and classified accordingly. Pulses with only a single return we... Read more
05.16 Monitoring 39 laser scanning and automated feature tracking using images can be effectively combined to provide measurements of slope instability. High resolution monitoring The airbor... Read more
05.16 Payment 41 Wot no money?A contractor’s tale Andrew Leisk MCInstCES FCIOB MRICS Andy Leisk questions why contractors have such 􀁛􀁙􀁖􀁜􀁉􀁓􀁌􀀃􀁞􀁐􀁛􀁏􀀃􀁊􀁈􀁚􀁏􀀃􀃅􀁖􀁞When all birds else do of ... Read more
42 Payment Civil Engineering Surveyor necessary to consider five different documents; (i) the contract, (ii) the old construction act, (iii) the new construction act, (iv) the old scheme and, (v) the ... Read more
The Richard Carter Prize Geospatial Engineer 2016 Nomination Procedures Open to members and non-members of ICES Closing date for nominations is 30 June 2016 Visit the website for full details www.cic... Read more
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05.16 Payment 45 emotional quotient (EQ). Behavioural assessment at tender stage can improve collaboration, enhance health and safety, enhance customer focus, and enhance quality assurance and better ... Read more
46 Payment Civil Engineering Surveyor associated with the slowness of these types of payments, it is imperative that they be enthusiastically and continuously pursued until agreed and paid. The lack o... Read more
05.16 Geospatial Engineering 47 Transferable technology Peter Roberts, Technical Support Manager, Topcon, with Tim Sisson, Managing Director, and James Frary, Contracts Manager, William Morfoot How a... Read more
05.16 Geospatial Engineering 49 the new ditches needed to be excavated and how big they should be, but also calculate the exact cubic meterage of soil required to raise the lowest points of the farm f... Read more
Membership Surgeries Bookings: Juliette Mellaza Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors +44 (0)161 972 3113 membership@cices.org www.cices.org The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineeri... Read more
05.16 Commercial Law 51 Key changes to Qatar’s commercial companies law Riaz Hussain QC, Barrister, Atkin Chambers How the new law in Qatar will affect businesses operating there B Y 7 February 2016, ... Read more
52 Commercial Law Civil Engineering Surveyor they get 75% shareholder approval at an extraordinary general meeting and also provided they get ministry approval Public shareholding companies must offer... Read more
The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors is a registered educational charity.Contact: ICES Publishing Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors +44 (0)161 972 3110 mmhw@cice... Read more
05.16 􀀪􀁓􀁈􀁚􀁚􀁐􀃄􀁌􀁋􀁚􀀖􀀾􀁏􀁌􀁙􀁌􀀃􀁛􀁖􀀃􀀩􀁜􀁠55 Mapping Data and Software Recruitment Surveys Classifieds Alan Lees ICES Publishing +44 (0)161 972 3110 alees@cices.org Professional Development ... Read more
56 􀀾􀁏􀁌􀁙􀁌􀀃􀁛􀁖􀀃􀀩􀁜􀁠Civil Engineering Surveyor Geomax Espenstrasse 135, CH-9443 Widnau, Switzerland www.geomax-positioning.com A1 Survey Western House, Western Industrial Estate, Lon-y-llyn, Ca... Read more
05.16 􀀷􀁙􀁖􀃄􀁓􀁌􀁚57 Winn & Coales Denso Tape and Denso Void Filler were used during the construction of the new £ 5m Lagan Weir 120m pedestrian and cycle bridge – improving the links between Belfas... Read more
Contact: Alan Lees Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors +44 (0)161 972 3100 alees@cices.org www.cices.org/training/suite The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors is a ... Read more
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