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    ICE members vote for governance changeSubscription

    News18 July, 2018

    ICE Corporate Members have voted in favour of significant changes to the governance arrangements of the Institution.

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    Vote now as ICE ballot deadline looms Subscription

    News5 July, 2018

    ICE Corporate Members have less than one week left to vote in the ballot to decide the future governance arrangements for the Institution.

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    Tidal lagoon boss slams 'pathetic' governmentSubscription

    News26 June, 2018

    Swansea Bay tidal lagoon backers have slammed the government’s “lack of faith” in British industry after it canned the £1.3bn scheme for good. 

  • Water shortages are a real threat

    Comment | Confronting future water shortagesSubscription

    Comment20 June, 2018

    Water regulator Ofwat may not like it, but temporary use bans and drought orders are real and are in the 10 year plans of water companies as they prepare for life without additional resources in the near to medium-term.

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    Heavyweight backing expected for £1.5bn Crossrail extensionSubscription

    News4 June, 2018

    Government infrastructure tsar Sir John Armitt is this week expected to throw his weight behind a £1.5bn extension to Ebbsfleet.

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    The NCE100 in fullSubscription

    NCE1001 June, 2018

    This year’s NCE100 companies are the firms who are innovating, having impact in key industry change areas and who are inspiring through their projects.

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    NCE100 Companies of the Year 2018 revealedSubscription

    NCE1001 June, 2018

    The winners of the NCE100 Companies of the Year 2018 were revealed on 23 May at a glamorous awards ceremony at the Troxy, London.

  • Crossrail tunnel

    Comment | Time for engineers to rebut the bad headlinesSubscription

    Comment29 May, 2018

    As we enter June, we move into mid-year review territory. So, if we, as an industry, were being reviewed, just where would we be? What would our 360° feedback sound like?

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    Insight | Technical skills are higher priority than digitalSubscription

    Inside Track8 May, 2018

    Technical skills have emerged as a higher priority than digital skills in a comprehensive survey of ICE members conducted as part of ICE vice president Ed McCann’s wide-ranging review of the skills required of today’s practicing civil engineers.

  • Birmingham platform

    Design innovation sought for £286M Birmingham station jobSubscription

    Inside Track3 May, 2018

    Design innovations are now being sought to bring plans for a £286M transformation of Birmingham International Station to reality.