Works visit to Abberton Reservoir Enhancement project

Carillion Civil Engineering is in the first year of a three year contract to carry out works at Abberton Reservoir to enable the top water level to be raised by 3.2m.  The work is being carried out for client Essex and Suffolk Water (part of the Northumbrian Water group) to ensure security of supply over …

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London Gateway Port ICE meeting

On 14th September I was at the first evening meeting of the Institution of Civil Engineers 2010/11 session organised by the Essex Branch of the ICE.  Coincidentally I was the organiser of said meeting and I am also Chairman of the Essex Branch committee.  The meeting was on the subject of the new port and …

Graduates Communicating

Tuesday saw me at the Institution of Civil Engineers East of England graduates Communications Competition held at the Harry Potteresque Engineering Department of Cambridge University.  The competition sees teams of graduate civil engineers presenting on one of five prescribed scenarios as if at a public meeting.  I was pleased to see two teams there from …

ASE Conference

Today I was at the Association for Science Education Eastern Region annual conference which was held at Stewards School in Harlow.  I was there in my capacity as Chairman of the Essex branch committee of the Institution of Civil Engineers and I was due to speak to delegates in the 1st breakout session from 11am …

ASE Conference

I will be speaking tomorrow at the Association for Science Education Eastern Region annual conference.  The conference is being held at Stewards School in Harlow and I shall be speaking in my capacity as Chairman of the Essex branch of the Institution of Civil Engineers on the topic of the West Point Bridge Design Challenge …