• How can we use more sustainable tools in construction?
    • Blog post
    • 12 August 2020

    Transporting to a greener future

    Civil Engineer Jack Tregartha argues that adopting new methods of working within the construction industry - BIM, 3D printing, the use of recycled materials - can help the industry achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

    Spillweirs Large and Small: Designing for Reservoir Floods, Belfast
  • Hayley Jackson selects her favourite local areas of interest
    • Blog post
    • 10 August 2020

    My favourite local areas

    In the latest of our #Engineering Summer series, President's Future Leader Hayley Jackson picks out pieces of historic infrastructure around her local area in Hucknall, East Midlands that still impress her.

    Spillweirs Large and Small: Designing for Reservoir Floods, Belfast
  • Early and effective communication of environmental initiatives, such as using goats to manage vegetation at an airport project, can make a big difference to success
    • Blog post
    • 10 August 2020

    Let’s talk more about the environment

    The ISO has published new free guidelines on environmental communication. Chair of the drafting committee, John Shideler of US consultancy Futurepast, says ISO 14063 will be particularly useful to civil engineers.

    Spillweirs Large and Small: Designing for Reservoir Floods, Belfast