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Joe Bilan: Helping to rebuild a devastated Beirut

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.

Published 9 September 2021

Builders outline deliverability concerns following government's housing commitments

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.

Published 8 September 2021

Scottish engineer takes third place in global competition

A video tour of some of Scotland’s most iconic bridges to showcase their design and construction has led to Lauryn Steel from Annan winning bronze in an international award scheme.

Published 1 September 2021

New ICE report aims to reduce the carbon impact of Scotland’s infrastructure

A new report has been commissioned into how best to support the delivery of Net Zero and decarbonise Scotland’s infrastructure.

Published 30 July 2021

And finally... Scottish engineer hopes bridge film will connect in final of global event

A Scottish civil engineer has made it through to the final of an international competition, which challenges contestants to explain an aspect of civil engineering in just 200 seconds.

Published 8 July 2021

Alice Butler named Scotland’s Emerging Engineer 2021

‘The Influence of Top-Hat Strengthening Solutions on Shear Stresses in a Railway Bridge Girder using Finite Element Analysis’ was the topic which saw Alice Butler named as Scotland’s Emerging Engineer 2021.

Published 1 July 2021

Satellites at forefront of engineering climate change fight

A major environmental conference this month will hear how the space sector is contributing to tackling the global climate emergency.

Published 7 June 2021

Infrastructure policy rethink must lead economy rebuild, says engineering body

The best opportunity to stimulate the economy and aid post-Covid recovery is to focus on the nation’s multi-billion pound infrastructure, the Institution of Civil Engineers in Scotland (ICE Scotland) has said.

Published 18 May 2021

Scottish Civil Engineering Awards launched for 2020/21

The search is on for Scotland’s top engineering and construction projects with the launch of the 2020/21 Scottish Civil Engineering Awards.

Published 21 April 2021

Built environment bodies call for increased co-ordination to unlock vision for building communities

Scotland's built environment professional bodies have issued a joint statement calling on new ways of working that embed resilience into how our places function and develop over time.

Published 9 March 2021

Network Rail 'working around-the-clock' as rail bridge wall collapse closes line near Stonehaven

The rail line between Montrose and Stonehaven will be closed for at least a week after a bridge wall collapsed near the scene of last year's fatal train crash.

Published 18 January 2021

ICE Scotland: Urgent action required to protect infrastructure from climate change

Extreme weather will continue to have an increasingly devastating impact on Scotland’s infrastructure without urgent mitigation measures, according to a new report from the Institution of Civil Engineers Scotland (ICE Scotland).

Published 9 November 2020

ICE Scotland webinar to explore engineering in aftermath of Beirut explosion

A Scotland-based engineer’s heroic efforts to help his compatriots in the aftermath of August’s explosion in Lebanon are set to be shared at an event organised by the Institution of Civil Engineers Scotland.

Published 4 November 2020

Programme for Government: Praise for commitment to increased infrastructure investment

The Scottish Government has pledged to increase investment in infrastructure year on year so that by the end of the next Parliament it will be £1.5 billion higher than last year.

Published 2 September 2020

And finally... Scotland’s engineering treasures made available for virtual tour

Some of Scotland’s most historic civil engineering memorabilia can now be viewed online, thanks to the work of the Institution of Civil Engineers Scotland Museum in Edinburgh.

Published 16 July 2020