ICE Scotland



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

And finally... Rocky road

Explaining the similarities between road construction and a chocolate desert has won Nicolas Fauvergue ICE Scotland’s Pitch 200 award.

Published 9 July 2020

ICE Scotland: Maintenance of infrastructure key to kick-starting economy

The repair and maintenance of existing infrastructure is Scotland’s best opportunity for quick economic stimulus, according to the Institution of Civil Engineers in Scotland.

Published 26 June 2020

And finally... Can you impress the engineering world in 200 seconds?

Could you explain a sustainable drainage system - with a watering can and rubber duck? Maybe structural loading – with toy elephants or perhaps 3D modelling with battenberg cake?

Published 15 May 2020

And finally... ICE Scotland launches home engineering challenge

A Queensferry Crossing from straws? The Falkirk Wheel from K'nex? Young people across Scotland are being challenged to show-off their engineering creativity using household objects.

Published 5 May 2020

Search is on for Scotland's best Emerging Engineers

Entries can now be made for ICE Scotland's Emerging Engineers Award which promotes and rewards outstanding communication of civil engineering ideas and research.

Published 23 April 2020

Deadline extended for Scottish Civil Engineering Awards

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline for the prestigious Scottish Civil Engineering Awards 2020 has been extended for six weeks.

Published 21 April 2020

Scottish Civil Engineering Awards launched

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

Published 2 March 2020

Jim Young: Getting good infrastructure to create a sense of place

ICE Scotland chair, Jim Young, gives his regional take on ICE's latest State of the Nation report on housing. 

Published 25 September 2019

Dundee's V&A scoops top Scottish civil engineering award

Dundee’s V&A Museum of Design has been hailed for its contribution to Scotland as the winners of the 2019 Scottish Civil Engineering Awards were announced by CECA Scotland.

Published 24 September 2019

Scottish engineers call for cross-party Infrastructure Commission involvement

The Institution of Civil Engineers Scotland (ICE Scotland) has today called on the cabinet secretary for transport, infrastructure and connectivity, Michael Matheson MSP, to invite shadow spokespeople to sit as observers on his proposed Infrastructure Commission, to ensure that it is best placed to deliver strategic, long-term decisions.

Published 8 November 2018

Beauly-Denny line and M8 M73 M74 projects scoop top civil engineering awards

The new 220km overhead transmission line between Beauly and Denny and the M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements project were among the winners at this year’s Saltire Civil Engineering Awards.

Published 25 October 2017

Henry McLeish heads new campaign to help influence new Planning Bill

An alliance of ten organisations from the planning and placemaking sector in Scotland has launched a new campaign to help influence new planning guidelines ahead of the upcoming Planning Bill.

Published 26 September 2017

More organisations build the case for construction ahead of General Election

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Scottish Renewables and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) have all released manifestos outlining key policy proposals to support construction and infrastructure ahead of the General Election.

Published 12 May 2017