About us

Civil Engineering Surveyor (CES) is the journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES). Published by SURCO (the information business of ICES) ten times a year for members, subscribers and the wider construction industry, CES features articles on land and quantity surveying, GIS, GNSS, construction law, project and commercial management, education, training, health and safety, and many more topics relevant to the professional civil engineering surveyor.

CES also features news, regional events, book reviews and the latest products and services available to the industry including up-to-date recruitment positions. Over 4,000 print copies and over 30,000 links to the eBook are mailed out to ICES members and the wider construction industry including; The Survey Association, civil engineering/building contractors, consulting engineers, local/central government, architects, structural and geotechnical engineering companies, land surveying and software companies, highways, rail and utilities, universities and colleges. CES is currently read in over 80 countries by industry professionals, including senior surveyors and commercial managers with responsibilities and influence in purchasing. Our readers are involved in all aspects of the construction process from tendering, to planning, right the way through to completion. Many are company directors, partners and senior managers working for contractors and public corporations within the construction industry.

To complement Civil Engineering Surveyor, ICES members and industry professionals also receive annual supplements on electronic surveying, construction law, GIS/GPS as well as a yearbook and directory of members. Meeting the demand of today’s construction professionals, these eBooks are mailed out to a more expansive audience and are freely available to download on the ICES and SURCO websites, Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter. Users of this portal are free to view and distribute the publications direct from this site.