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2018

CIRIA welcomes O'KEEFE to Membership
02/11/2018
O'Keefe joins CIRIA membership
 
Cracking the Eurocode for concrete - new guidance
29/10/2018
New Eurocode compliant guidance for control of cracking in concrete (C766)
 
Circular Economy event series
10/10/2018
This autumn we continue our series of Circular Economy events.
 
Fibre reinforced polymer bridges - new guidance
05/10/2018
New guidance for fibre reinforced polymer bridges coming soon from Composites UK
 
Calling all Local authorities working in the South East and London
19/09/2018
CIRIA is working in partnership with the CaBA Urban Water Group to deliver a free full day seminar, Integrated Water Management (IWM)– joining up the water cycle, which will take place on Friday 19 October 2018.
 
2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards winners revealed
19/09/2018
Presenting the winners of the 2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards.
 
Industry endorse susdrain - the heart of the sustainable drainage community
05/09/2018
susdrain, the UK’s hub for sustainable drainage professionals, has confirmed industry backing for another two years. Gathering support from an impressive 31 cross-sector organisations including, the Environment Agency, Welsh Government and Scottish E
 
International engineering enterprise Laing O’Rourke joins CIRIA
05/09/2018
Privately owned, internationally focused engineering enterprise, Laing O’Rourke is the latest edition to CIRIA’s growing membership, which now boasts 6 of the top 10 contractors in the UK.
 
CIRIA Board strengthened by appointment of Sir Robert McAlpine Director Boyd McFee
03/09/2018
 
Cast in-situ concrete - collaborative working for zero defects
15/08/2018
This new project will explore defects associated with cast in-situ concrete
 
BIG Biodiversity Challenge - reconnecting with nature
31/07/2018
Join us for the 2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards celebration on 12 September in London
 
#BIGAwards 2018 shortlist revealed
25/07/2018
Proudly annoucing the 2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards finalists.
 
SuDS success celebrated at inaugural Awards
20/07/2018
susdrain SuDS Awards winners announced.
 
Check out the entries for 2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge & Awards
05/07/2018
2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards entries
 
Rock netting systems – design,installation and whole-life management
03/07/2018
This guide provides details on the netting components and issues of installation so that contractors better install these systems.
 
New guidance - small brownfield sites and contaminated land
28/06/2018
This new guide is essential reading for anyone who doesn’t routinely develop brownfield sites, or for those who are up-scaling into small developments.
 
New appointment for CIRIA Executive Board
21/06/2018
CIRIA is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Dean, Principal Engineer at Network Rail, as a new non-executive Director of its Executive Board.
 
susdrain SuDS Awards shortlist revealed
19/06/2018
susdrain SuDS Awards shortlist revealed.
 
2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge entry deadline extended
11/06/2018
2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge entry deadline extended
 
CIRIA's Annual Debate returns this June
30/05/2018
CIRIA is pleased to announce the return of its flagship summer debate which will be held in London, 21 June, with this year’s theme focusing on the regeneration of our cities.
 
BIG Biodiversity Challenge entries for 2018 closing soon
22/05/2018
2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge closing soon
 
Marine Sand and Gravel - Beyond the Horizon, 6th triennial EMSAGG conference
21/05/2018
CIRIA is excited to announce the 6th triennial European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG) conference: Maine sand and gravel – beyond the horizon will take place on 28-29 June in Southampton, UK. Delegates booking before the 29 May can benefit fro
 
New CIRIA member - Global Engineering & Construction Company – J Murphy & Sons
16/05/2018
CIRIA is pleased to announce that J Murphy & Sons Limited has joined its growing membership base.
 
CIRIA privacy policy update
30/04/2018
We're spring cleaning our contacts database ahead of the changes to data privacy law.
 
CIRIA to produce two new good practice guidance ground engineering projects
18/04/2018
CIRIA is pleased announce the launch of two new projects; Structural Health Monitoring systems for civil infrastructure (RP1066) and Grouted anchors and soil nails condition appraisal and remedial treatment (RP1061).
 
CIRIA conference to tackle resource efficiency & circular economy in construction
16/04/2018
CIRIA will host a conference to provide unique insight into the latest developments on circular economy and waste management.
 
CIRIA website downtime - We'll be back soon
11/04/2018
On Wednesday 11 April 2018 we will be carrying out scheduled system maintenance on the CIRIA website.
 
Keeping in touch with CIRIA
20/03/2018
In the coming weeks we will be writing to all our contacts outlining how we will continue to communicate with you in line with changes to data privacy law.
 
Have your say - susdrain's extended annual survey deadline
19/03/2018
susdrain extends annual survey deadline to give you more time to have your say.
 
Beyond the boundaries - slope design and management
06/03/2018
CIRIA embarks on a new partnership with Atkins, BAM Ritchies and Maccaferri as they set out to bring together the engineering community to identify future good practice guidance in slope design and management.
 
Deterioration and degradation modelling - State of the industry review
19/02/2018
CIRIA is seeking input from industry in our latest survey, developed with Mott MacDonald, with regards to deteterioration and degradation modelling of drainage, geotechnical and structures infrastructure.
 
Britain's largest housebuilders joins CIRIA membership
19/02/2018
Britain's largest housebuilders joins CIRIA membership.
 
Celebrating SuDS - susdrain SuDS Awards 2018
18/01/2018
CIRIA is delighted to announce that our first susdrain SuDS Awards is now open for entries.
 
CIRIA - championing the Environment
16/01/2018
CIRIA welcomes the ambitious goals of the 25 Year Environment Plan.
 
UK Construction Process is Broken - But it can be fixed
02/01/2018
Latest Buildoffsite workshop will show you how to move your construction projects from 80% late to 90% ahead of time.
 
BIG Biodiversity Challenge and Awards 2018
01/03/2017
Call for entries for 2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge and Awards
 

2017

CIRIA welcomes Costain to Membership
08/02/2018
Costain joins CIRIA membership.
 
Industry feedback needed on Integrated Water Management (IWM) delivery
14/12/2017
CIRIA is seeking industry feedback on how better water management is delivered through the planning system.
 
Nikki Maxted joins CIRIA's Board
15/11/2017
CIRIA is pleased to announce the appointment of Nikki Maxted, Dynasafe, as a Non-Executive Director.
 
CIRIA scoops WaPUG Prize
10/11/2017
CIRIA has been awarded the 2017 WaPUG Prize.
 
Delivering green infrastructure along linear assets. Scoping study phase 1
10/11/2017
This guide is the main output of a scoping study.
 
New publication explores support for partnership flooding in FCERM
08/11/2017
CIRIA has published findings from a scoping study exploring partnership funding for flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCERM) projects.
 
CIRIA publishes new guidance on SuDS construction
01/11/2017
CIRIA publishes new Guidance on the construction of SuDS (C768).
 
CIRIA announces new Member Council Chairman
26/10/2017
CIRIA welcomes Jonathan Simm as the new chair of its member council, as Doug Waters hands over the baton.
 
CIRIA announces new guidance for structural stability on site
05/10/2017
This new CIRIA guide provides information via tool box talks for anyone dealing with refurbishment of buildings.
 
European Protected Species Licensing
05/10/2017
CIRIA seeks industry views and experience on using the new EPS licensing approach.
 
Announcing the winners of the BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards 2017
27/09/2017
Presenting the winners of the 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards.
 
Biodiversity Net Gain Project case studies required
20/09/2017
Case studies required for Biodiversity Net Gain project
 
The UK's first asbestos in soils identification aide in development
30/08/2017
CIRIA is producing the first UK interactive aide to assist site workers when managing asbestos contaminated materials on site, helping to widen accessibility to good practice and improve safety on site.
 
The future of construction, the next 30 years
08/08/2017
CIRIA will host an exclusive member event on 25 September in London to address the future of construction: the next 30 years.
 
Seeking your views on a Code of Practice and guidance on Property Flood Resilience
08/08/2017
CIRIA seeks industry views to help inform Code of Practice and guidance for property flood resilience.
 
Hidden defects in bridges roadshow - final dates announced
02/08/2017
CIRIA is pleased to announce the final dates and locations of its Hidden defects in bridges UK regional roadshow 2017.
 
Announcing the 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards shortlist
31/07/2017
We are proud to announce our 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards finalists.
 
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06/07/2017
Join us for the 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards celebration on 14 September in London
 
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29/06/2017
Outputs now available following the completion of two NERC projects focusing on delivering Green Infrastructure (GI) in the UK.
 
Multiplex joins CIRIA membership
13/06/2017
CIRIA extends a warm welcome to newest member, Multiplex.
 

2016

Industry support required for Biodiversity Net Gain project
12/12/2016
New CIRIA collaborative project seeks industry support for development of guidance.
 
CIRIA announces infrastructure resilience event series
13/10/2016
CIRIAannounces an infrastructure resilience events series
 
Don't miss out on CIRIA's latest publication launch - Guidance on embedded retaining wall design
21/09/2016
The highly anticipated launch of CIRIA’s new (C760) Guidance on embedded retaining wall design will provide an introduction to the evolution of design practices for embedded retaining walls and showcase the impact C760 will have on civil and geotechn
 
Delivering cost effective multi-beneficial sustainable drainage
20/06/2016
CIRIA is delighted to bring its newly updated sustainable drainage training to Ireland during September-October 2016.
 
Cities - adaptation without mitigation is immoral
12/05/2016
CIRIA is hosting an evening debate to discuss current issues of environment and sustainability in a new Urban Era.
 
NERC funding opportunity: Environmental Risks to Infrastructure
05/02/2016
Expressions of Interest are invited for collaborative projects between academia and industry to develop and apply existing science
 

2015

Turning research into innovaton
21/09/2015
CIRIA seeks feedback on how organisations approach research and innovation.
 
The benefits of SuDS (BeST)
07/07/2015
CIRIA has developed a new, free tool and guidance, BeST (Benefits of SuDS Tool, W045) for use on PC.
 
The BIM Delivery Cube
26/03/2015
Tim Cole, Executive Vice President, Research & Development at Causeway and Bill Healy, Chair of the BIM Technology Alliance explains how the BIM Delivery Cube will support industry adoption of BIM, and why it was developed…
 

2014

Transforming construction by adopting a Lean Thinking approach...
28/01/2014
This popular site guide is now available.