Canary Wharf Crossrail works moving fast

I was up at Canary Wharf for a client meeting today and I took the opportunity of taking a peek at the works to construct the new Canary Wharf Crossrail Station. The works are being carried out by civil engineering contractor Laing O'Rourke for client Crossrail Limited The works officially started in May 2010 with …

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 …

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 …