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Map promotes engineers' role in Glasgow 2014

Rio de Janeiro may be taking centre stage this month as the World Cup gets underway, but on 23 July global attention will be on the Commonwealth Games in Scotland.

As the city gears up to host the major sporting event, a map has been published to celebrate the civil engineering achievements allowing the Games to happen.

Engineering the 2014 Commonwealth Games was produced by the Institution of Civil Engineers in collaboration with Ordinance Survey.

It includes civil engineering feats such as raising of turf at Hampden Park on metal stilts to accommodate the running track and athletics field.

Primary and secondary school students will be able to use the map to learn about the vital role of civil engineers in delivering major sporting events.

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