What a week! On Wednesday we celebrated the NCE100 awards recognising the UK’s top civil engineering firms, and on Thursday we continued the celebrations at the European Women in Construction and Engineering (WICE) awards, highlighting the achievements of women working in construction and engineering.
Join us in central Birmingham on 25 June 2018 to hear from prestigious speakers followed by drinks, food and networking. Consultancy and engineering professionals will benefit from this event if they are seeking to create real change in their industries.
The future of environmental consulting services is unclear as firms battle with emerging global challenges and rapidly changing market conditions. To discuss specific issues affecting the environmental consultancy sector, senior leaders from environmental consulting firms, regulatory bodies, business analysts, contractors and client organisations will attend the Environment Analyst (EA) Business Summit in London on June 20, 2018.
A major event in the built environment, land and property calendar, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Day in London on 21st May 2018 will provide a platform for discussion on key industry developments.
Environmental challenges such as climate change, shifts in political power and mass migration are forcing societies into a state of transition. Not only do these challenges pose a threat to the sustainability of the human environment but they also imperil natural habitats. To promote best practice in Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) is hosting its annual conference for the 38th consecutive year in Durban, South Africa from May 16-19, 2018.
The team behind the planned 44-storey residential tower along the harbour in Aarhus, Denmark, has been revealed after receiving approval on the sale of the land from the Aarhus City Council. The new tower will sit beside the existing Lighthouse development which consist of 2 low-rise buildings, 8 and 10-storeys high respectively.
With all the talk about offsite construction and promised savings it can offer, how does a project team actually realise these benefits? Ramboll's Offsite Reviews are an innovative technique being used to demonstrate the savings brought by modern techniques, with insight gained by going through planning cycles multiple times with different systems.
Writing in Infrastructure Intelligence, Mathew Riley, ACE chair and MD of Ramboll in the UK, calls for positive engagement around new approaches to boost productivity and transform the industry’s reputation.
Ramboll’s work as lead designer and conservation engineer concluded as Temperate House, the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse found in London’s famed Kew Gardens, opened its doors on 5th May.
This year, the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Europe conference will take place on 13-17 May 2018 in Rome, Italy. Experts from Ramboll’s Environment & Health division will deliver talks in keeping with the theme Responsible and Innovative Research for Environmental Quality.
We are delighted to announce the acquisition of specialist UK rail signalling business, DEG Signal Ltd. Welcoming DEG to our business will enable us to offer broader and deeper rail signalling expertise to Ramboll’s and DEG’s clients and shows our commitment to playing a major role in the development of modern rail systems both in the UK and overseas.
According to WICE, women represent 9% of engineering professionals in the UK, 18% in Spain, 26% in Sweden and 20% in Italy. The European Women in Construction & Engineering Awards has the ambition to make these industries more enticing to women, to create role models for women considering a career in these sectors, and to encourage companies to employ and train more women. Ramboll is delighted to have four finalists chosen for the awards.