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    • Blog post
    • 14 November 2019

    Net-zero: the future engineer's perspective

    Alex Backhouse, President's Future Leader 2019 and Tunnel and Structural Engineer at Atkins, reports on ICE's roundtable discussion on how the construction sector can contribute to the UK's 2050 net-zero target.

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  • From R-L: Nick Baveystock, ICE Director General, ICE South West Chair Katy Toms, and Chair's apprentices Christopher Ackland and Lizzie Rees, with ‘Big Carl’, the world’s largest crane in the background. 'Big Carl' has a lifting capacity of 5,000 tonnes, equivalent to 32 single-storey houses or 1,600 cars.
    • Blog post
    • 13 November 2019

    Hinkley Point C: innovative and record-breaking civil engineering on a mammoth scale

    How the UK's newest nuclear new build is beating records and boosting STEM.

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  • Join us for the 2019 Scruton Lecture
    • Recorded Lecture
    • 13 November, 2019

    Wind Engineering Society: Scruton Lecture 2019 - Offshore wind energy potential, London

    An overview of activities carried out within some large EC funded projects over the last decade will provide a good mixture of technical and non‐technical information, making explicit reference to most recent developments in offshore wind energy technology and implementations: wind farms under design or construction, included the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean sea.

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