Volunteering to inspire the next generation of civil engineers has seen Rebecca Innes named as the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland’s STEM Ambassador of the Year 2023. Ms Innes, who works for Jacobs in Inverness, has devised a number of innovative workshops for local primary and s
The head of the world-leading source of expertise in civil engineering excellence has praised work being done to support the transition of the North East of Scotland into a globally integrated energy cluster. Dr Janet Young, director general of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), visited Aberd
A new Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) exhibition is highlighting the vital role of civil engineers in helping society respond to the challenges of climate change and meet net zero targets by 2045 in Scotland.
Housing will be given its own ministerial office after new first minister Humza Yousaf completed the appointment of his ministerial team. Consisting of 10 cabinet secretaries, including the first minister, the Scottish cabinet will be supported by 18 junior ministers, with Paul McLennan aw
An image of Stockingfield Junction and Bridge in Glasgow, reflected on the Forth and Clyde Canal, has won the 2022 Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Photo Competition. The photo, taken by George McBurnie, a senior project manager for Scottish Canals and ICE Scotland member, was submitted in line
Stockingfield Bridge in Glasgow has been shortlisted in the 2022 Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) People’s Choice Award. This competition showcases the best of civil engineering, recognising projects that have a positive impact on the local economy and communities whilst at the same time,
In a move towards ensuring the built environment is more representative of the society it serves, six leading membership bodies have launched a 45-point action plan to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive sector. The action plan has been developed by a dedicated working group, with represe
Steve Byer, group director for WSP Highways, has been named a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) in Scotland. ICE Scotland, the country’s leading source of expertise in civil engineering policy, has over 8,500 members, who design, build and maintain the country’s vital tr
Six of the UK's largest built environment bodies have teamed up to sign a joint agreement committing them to work to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive sector.
Bolder steps are required to enable quicker and more effective decarbonisation of Scotland's infrastructure, according to a new report.
Yesterday's “budget of choices” missed a prime opportunity to encourage a consumer shift towards low carbon homes and fails Scotland’s would-be First Time Buyers, according to Homes for Scotland (HFS).
The man responsible for revolutionising Glasgow’s water supply has been honoured with a new plaque at Mugdock Reservoir. Following his work on Manchester’s water supply, John Bateman was asked by Glasgow City Council in 1852 to find a new source of water for the Greater Glasgow area. He
The creation of a pioneering drainage system to mitigate flood risk has been chosen as making the ‘Greatest Contribution to Scotland’ at the Scottish Civil Engineering Awards.
One year on from the devastating explosion which rocked Beirut, Arcadis engineer Joe Bilan is still trying to process what happened and his experiences in the city. On 4 August 2020, 2700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate exploded in Beirut, causing the deaths of over 200 people, injuring over 6000 an
Industry body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has welcomed the Scottish Government's commitment to increased levels of affordable housing whilst warning of deliverability concerns across homes of all tenures in light of material shortages and cost pressures. Plans to deliver 110,000 affordable homes by 203