NCE Techfest 2018- i3P Members Discount

Festival of Innovation & Technology- 19th September, Grange Tower Bridge Hotel London. New Civil Engineer’s Festival of Innovation and Technology provides an inspirational forum for knowledge hungry civil engineers. With a new format for 2018, the festival creates the ideal environment to debate the industry’s biggest tech challenges, stimulate opportunities to further innovation, hear award worthy…

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i3P referenced in the new Construction Sector Deal

This Sector Deal sets out an ambitious partnership between government and industry that aims to transform the sector’s productivity through innovative technologies and a more highly skilled workforce. The life of every person in Britain is affected by the construction sector. It is one of our truly nationwide industries – encompassing individual homes in remote…

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ISCF Transforming Construction: Manufacturing Better Buildings

ISCF Transforming Construction Competition announced – briefing events open As part of the Clean Growth Grand Challenge within the government’s Industrial Strategy, a £420m Construction Sector Deal has been announced. Included in this there will be an investment of £170m in the Transforming Construction: Manufacturing Better Buildings Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF). The government has…

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Tideway Innovation Forum and Updates From Invested Projects at Tideway West

THE TIDEWAY Innovation Forum went to Carnwath Road last month, where attendees were given updates on previous innovations at a ‘Food for Thoughts’ event at lunchtime before new ideas were pitched – and backed – at the Forum afterwards. Inside the packed ‘hub’ at Carn­wath, dozens of guests heard about some successful innovations already backed…

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Footbridge Design Ideas Competition- Apply now

This Footbridge Design Ideas Competition is seeking new ideas to help inform Network Rail in their design and installation of fully accessible pedestrian footbridges across the UK rail network. The competition is open internationally to practising architects, structural engineers, civil engineers or teams thereof, together with students of these design disciplines. In doing so, the…

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Industry welcomes MPs’ decision to back plans for third runway at Heathrow

news from http://www.infrastructure-intelligence.com/ As widely expected, MPs have overwhelmingly backed plans to build a third runway at London’s Heathrow airport. Parliamentarians backed the plans in the Commons by 415 votes to 119 – a majority of 296. Conservative MPs were ordered to support the government, Labour’s official position was to oppose expansion, but its MPs were…

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Major new funding to attract world’s best in science and innovation

Business Secretary Greg Clark has unveiled a major new investment in UK talent and skills to grow and attract the best in science and innovation. As part of his speech to the International Business Festival in Liverpool, Mr Clark outlined £1.3 billion of investment for British universities and businesses to develop the next generation of entrepreneurs, innovators and…

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£8 million of extra HS2 funding to benefit local communities and woodlands between Birmingham and Crewe

More than £8 million of government funding will create new woodlands and deliver safer roads on the route of Britain’s new railway, HS2 Minister Nusrat Ghani announced today (25 June 2018). Speaking at the launch of HS2’s ‘Green Corridor’ in Kenilworth, the minister backed HS2’s ambitious plan for connected wildlife habitats and native woodlands the length of the route,…

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