Bridge Collapse at the Big Bang Fair

Yesterday I was at University of Essex in Colchester supporting the local Big Bang fair representing the Institution of Civil Engineers.  The event was more careers fair than the big STEM event of last year but over four sessions I still got to speak to many many yr 9 and 10 students many of who …

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Inspiring future engineers at Belfairs Academy

A couple of weeks ago I spent the day at my daughters school - Belfairs Academy in Westcliff - supporting their careers fair.  I was there in my capacity as a STEM Ambassador / Chartered Civil Engineer representing the industry as a whole but I was also representing my employer Taylor Woodrow and the wider Vinci group. It was a …

Heads of the Valley

Went to Cardiff yesterday on the train.  Went to talk BIM with some of our (Carillion) chaps and some clever bods from ARUP. Learned a bit about the A465 Heads of the Valley dualling project and more specifically Section 3 Brynmawr to Tredegar that Carillion and ARUP are jointly working on.  The project soon goes …