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regeneration of historic buildings

The sustainable regeneration of historic buildings

The sustainable regeneration of historic buildings is often seen as an oxymoron because there are several factors that act as barriers. Gordon Reid and Steven Campbell, Cundall, discuss the lessons learnt from structural and building service engineering solutions they have delivered on key historic regeneration projects.
rail industry

Re-flow’s rail industry debut at Railtex / Infrarail

The team from Re-flow Field Management made their rail industry debut at the historical London Olympia, showcasing their award-winning field operations software for rail at Railtex / Infrarail.
besa awards

BESA Awards are back following two-year hiatus

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) Awards are back in full swing following a pandemic enforced two-year break.
cooling systems

Water Treatment for Closed Heating and Cooling Systems in buildings: BG...

Following the 2021 release of BSRIA’s 2nd edition of Water Treatment for Closed Heating and Cooling Systems (BG 50/2021), BSRIA engineering investigations lead, Chris Thompson, addresses frequently asked questions about what BG 50 is and how it relates to the VDI 2035 standard.
white rose railway station

Spencer Group is underway with construction of White Rose Railway Station

Rail infrastructure specialist Spencer Group has commenced construction on White Rose Railway Station, a new £26.5 million station in south Leeds.
women in engineering

Women in engineering: Leading from the front

The number of women in engineering professions has risen significantly in the past decade, but representation is still not where it should be. Having more women in leadership roles can make a major difference, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).
cisbe young engineers awards

CIBSE Young Engineers Awards 2022 open for entry

The CISBE Young Engineers Awards, which recognise the best new talent entering the building services industry, are now open for entry.
Visual Scripting

4 practical examples where Visual Scripting helps BIM designers

Xinling Xu, product owner at ALLPLAN, outlines some common situations where Visual Scripting in Allplan can help and what you can do with it.
design contest

[Video] Bentley Systems announce Digital Twin Design contest

Bentley Systems has announced its Digital Twin Design Challenge, a contest for students to reimagine a real-world location with a structure designed with Minecraft.
ESPO Framework

Rodgers Leask awarded place on ESPO Framework

Engineering consultancy Rodgers Leask has been awarded a place on the ESPO Framework as lead consultant of a multi-disciplinary consortium.
BIM file

Egnyte announces new capabilities for BIM file collaboration

Egnyte announces new capabilities for BIM File collaboration and an expansion of AEC workflows for project delivery and closeout.
Embodied Carbon Calculator

CIBSE launches new Embodied Carbon Calculator

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has launched its new Embodied Carbon Calculator tool.
more efficient

Offsite may be the future of construction, but can it be...

Ian Risk, chief technology officer at the Centre for Modelling & Simulation, looks at how digital and model-based engineering provides a new approach to this optimisation challenge.
Delivering Net Zero

Delivering Net Zero through Digital: The construction perspective

A new report from the All-Party Parliamentary Manufacturing Group is calling for policy, tax incentives and support to be better targeted in order to drive investment in greener manufacturing. Floriane Fidegnon, head of industry, technology and innovation at Policy Connect, looks at how this could impact on construction.
empire wind

COWI wins its largest offshore wind engineering contract in the US

COWI has been contracted by Empire Offshore Wind, in a joint venture between Equinor and BP, to deliver a turnkey design for the wind turbine foundations for the Empire Wind projects off the coast of Long Island, New York.
civil engineering frameworks

SCAPE sets out timeline for its £4bn civil engineering frameworks

SCAPE has put forward its £4bn civil engineering frameworks with UK contractors now able to respond to a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
growth in turnover

Sutcliffe celebrates 9.5% growth in turnover for financial year

Civil and structural engineering firm Sutcliffe has announced record figures for its financial year with a 9.5% growth in turnover.
engineering apprenticeship

Civil engineering apprenticeship: ‘The experience is the best part’

Jake Parsell, an apprentice at Perega, tells us why he chose a civil engineering apprenticeship, what he enjoys about it and gives advice on choosing a programme.
sustainable structural design

Sustainable structural design: The Structural Awards 2021

Professor Tim Ibell, chair of the judges for the Structural Awards 2021 and past president, IStructE, looks at the winning projects from around the world that highlight outstanding sustainable structural design.
aintree hospital

Tilbury Douglas Wins £16m contract to extend Aintree Hospital

Leading UK building, infrastructure, engineering and fitout company Tilbury Douglas will extend the Emergency Department and theatre suite at Aintree Hospital for Liverpool University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as part of a £16 million contract.
Company of the Year

Bentley Systems wins 2021 Construction Company of the Year

Bentley Systems has been named Company of the Year at the 2021 Construction Computing Awards.
Laurence Green

Laurence Green appointed as Head of Major Bridges & Structures at...

Amey Consulting appoints Laurence Green as its new Head of Major Bridges & Structures for its Highways & Property business.

GeoGrow launches GREEN Geotextile Rootlok bag

GeoGrow, specialists in vegetated retaining wall systems for both land and water applications, have released their all-new look GREEN Geotextile bag.
high-speed rail stations

Building Indonesia’s new high-speed rail stations

Some would say that delivering four new high-speed rail (HSR) train stations in just 36 months is impossible. Yet between Jakarta and Bandung, the engineering and construction teams at PT Wijaya Karya are doing just that.
Ian Redmayne

Ian Redmayne joins Buro Happold as Saudi-based Partner

Ian Redmayne has been appointed as partner at engineering, consultancy and advisory practice Buro Happold, helping to drive growth across its Saudi Arabia business.
Benchmarking Study

ACE Benchmarking Study reveals pandemic damage

The Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) has published its Benchmarking study for 2021 revealing the damage caused by the pandemic.