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ICE in virtual work experience initiative


Young people considering a career in engineering will have the opportunity to undertake virtual work experience as a result of a new ICE initiative.

Civil Engineers: Shaping the World is a virtual work experience programme which has been launched to inspire young people to take up careers in civil engineering. The…

Lighthouse | Rebuilding trust in troubled water industry is paramount


For some time the water sector’s to-do list has been extensive and challenging.

For some time the water sector’s to-do list has been extensive and challenging. This includes reducing overflows from sewers, improving river quality, reducing leaks and increasing the rate of asset replacement for water and wastewater networks. All this…

ICE announces winning people and projects in its 2023 awards


Engineers and civil engineering projects that are leading efforts to tackle climate change and improve the industry have been recognised in this year’s ICE Awards.

Many individuals won awards for their contributions to the profession or to the ICE. The ICE Awards celebrate the achievements of people and projects in the…

Vice President’s View | Measuring members’ expertise


Continuing professional development (CPD) plays a crucial role in maintaining up to date skills and ensuring the safety of the infrastructure we all rely on. In a constantly evolving world where tackling the effects of climate change and the biodiversity crisis are imperative, infrastructure professionals must actively engage in keeping…

Trustee’s View | Building solid financial foundations


As a professional engineering institution, the ICE has many functions. At its core is a duty to support members in creating a better world for society. We do that by maintaining professional standards, leading the debate around infrastructure and the built environment and providing an unmatched level of training, knowledge…

Spotlight | Regional partnerships for infrastructure


I do not think many would argue the need to change the way infrastructure is planned, financed and delivered. It is a conversation we often say needs to be held at a national level. But the same issues also apply at a regional level. In the East Midlands we recognised…

ICE seeks ‘Resilience Champions’


Institution seeks to highlight best practice in the development of resilient infrastructure and recognise those who develop the best solutions.

A new ICE initiative is to recognise those who are building resilient, sustainable and inclusive infrastructure. “Resilience Champions – building an inclusive and sustainable world” will celebrate individuals who put nature…

ICE consults members on CPD requirements and assessment


The ICE has launched a consultation exercise focusing on the continuing professional development (CPD) needs of members.

It will examine what CPD should be required of professionally qualified members and how they should demonstrate their compliance. It will explore the potential and practicalities of introducing a mid-career reassessment. Members will be…

New ICE Trustee and Council members named


ICE members have elected new Council members and a new Trustee in the Institution’s recent membership ballot.

Lewis Barlow was elected Carbon and Climate Trustee. In addition 12 Council members were elected to direct the lifelong learning and engineering knowledge of the Institution. Gerald Knights, Yvonne Murphy, Lucinda Smith and Sally…

Trustee’s View | UAE heads to sustainable future


The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has advanced rapidly regarding urban development and infrastructure, positioning itself as a global trade and transportation hub. However, high energy consumption associated with such rapid growth poses challenges, particularly around climate change and sustainability. Reliance on air conditioning, coupled with low-efficiency façades and the energy…