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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 … Continue reading

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Trifarm Essex

This morning I paid a visit to Trifarm – a purpose built open water swimming lake and triathlon centre near Boreham in Essex.  This was my first visit there and it was not to use the facilities but to play taxi … Continue reading

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ICE visit to Essex MBT project.

Institution of Civil Engineers members and guests recently visited the Essex Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) project in Basildon and were treated to a presentation on the scheme and a tour of the construction site.  The £120M project is being designed … Continue reading

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Essex Sunset – Right Place Right Time

After a long but enjoyable day touring the East of England looking at construction project entries for an awards competition I was travelling home and enjoying an ever increasingly dramatic sunset over London.  I was coming off the M25 at … Continue reading

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ICE Summer Cycle – Almost Final Details…

Regular readers and occasional visitors alike will have seen my previous posts about the possibility of a Institution Of Civil Engineers social summer bicycle ride through the lanes of Essex, Suffolk and Hertfordshire.  We have decided that this cycle will go ahead … Continue reading

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Possible ICE Summer Cycle?

I’m considering organising an ICE Summer social cycle around the leafy lanes of Essex and its environs and am wondering what appetite there might be…

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Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

With the family in tow I finally got to visit the Thurrock Thameside Nature Park near Stanford-le-Hope in Essex this morning and jolly good an outing it was too.  The park is on a small corner of the Cory landfill … Continue reading

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