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CIRIA welcomes Grosvenor Britain & Ireland to Membership
Gorsvenor Britain & Ireland joins CIRIA membership
CIRIA welcomes WSP to Membership
WSP joins CIRIA membership
Working with Wildlife app available now
New Working with Wildlife app is now available to download free of charge from the App Store or Google Play Store.
BIG Biodiversity Challenge 2019 is open
Call for entries for 2019 BIG Biodiversity Challenge and Awards
UK homes unfit for challenges of climate change
The Committee of Climate Change publishes new report assessing whether UK housing is prepared for the challenges of climate change
CIRIA completes first phase of B£ST updates
CIRIA completes first phase of the Benefits Estimation Tool (B£ST) updates
CIRIA welcomes City of Glasgow College to Membership
City of Glasgow College joins CIRIA membership
CIRIA welcomes Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions Ltd to Membership
Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions Ltd joins CIRIA membership
New guidance issued for Biodiversity Net Gain
New Biodiversity Net Gain guidance available to download free of charge.
CIRIA Members - We need your feedback
CIRIA is seeking feedback on its membership services. If you are a CIRIA Member then please fill in the survey.
New Eurocode compliant tower crane guidance
New Eurocode compliant Tower crane guidance available now.
Geospatial information systems for infrastructure asset management
This new project will explore use of GIS in infrastructure asset management.
CIRIA announces new guidance for General fixings
This publication combines a wealth of technical knowledge about fixings and explores management approaches to the different activities involved.
CIRIA announces new guidance for Safety-critical fixings
This publication combines a wealth of technical knowledge about fixings and explores management approaches to the different activities involved.
General fixings guidance on selection and whole-life management C777
This publication combines a wealth of technical knowledge about fixings and explores management approaches to the different activities involved. A risk-based management approach to the subject is explained, to underpin response to the technical an
Natural Flood Management requesting expressions of interest
CIRIA is looking for expressions of interest for Proposal 2970 Guidance on the delivery of Natural Flood Management
CIRIA welcomes Durham University to Membership
Durham University joins CIRIA membership
Quantifying the benefits of offsite construction
This new project is set to take the adoption of off-site construction methods to new levels by developing a consistent methodology for valuing its benefits using quantifiable data.
CIRIA welcomes O'KEEFE to Membership
O'Keefe joins CIRIA membership
Cracking the Eurocode for concrete - new guidance
New Eurocode compliant guidance for control of cracking in concrete (C766)
Circular Economy event series
This autumn we continue our series of Circular Economy events.
Fibre reinforced polymer bridges - new guidance
New guidance for fibre reinforced polymer bridges coming soon from Composites UK
Calling all Local authorities working in the South East and London
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
Presenting the winners of the 2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards.
Industry endorse susdrain - the heart of the sustainable drainage community
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
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
Cast in-situ concrete - collaborative working for zero defects
This new project will explore defects associated with cast in-situ concrete
BIG Biodiversity Challenge - reconnecting with nature
Join us for the 2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards celebration on 12 September in London
#BIGAwards 2018 shortlist revealed
Proudly annoucing the 2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards finalists.
SuDS success celebrated at inaugural Awards
susdrain SuDS Awards winners announced.
Check out the entries for 2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge & Awards
2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards entries
Rock netting systems – design,installation and whole-life management
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
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
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
susdrain SuDS Awards shortlist revealed.
2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge entry deadline extended
2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge entry deadline extended
CIRIA's Annual Debate returns this June
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
2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge closing soon
Marine Sand and Gravel - Beyond the Horizon, 6th triennial EMSAGG conference
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
CIRIA is pleased to announce that J Murphy & Sons Limited has joined its growing membership base.
CIRIA privacy policy update
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
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).
Lean views sought
CIRIA is seeking the views of the industry to scope out the next phase of the Lean2 (lean implementation) project.
CIRIA conference to tackle resource efficiency & circular economy in construction
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
On Wednesday 11 April 2018 we will be carrying out scheduled system maintenance on the CIRIA website.
Keeping in touch with CIRIA
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
susdrain extends annual survey deadline to give you more time to have your say.
Beyond the boundaries - slope design and management
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
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
Britain's largest housebuilders joins CIRIA membership.
Celebrating SuDS - susdrain SuDS Awards 2018
CIRIA is delighted to announce that our first susdrain SuDS Awards is now open for entries.
CIRIA - championing the Environment
CIRIA welcomes the ambitious goals of the 25 Year Environment Plan.
UK Construction Process is Broken - But it can be fixed
Latest Buildoffsite workshop will show you how to move your construction projects from 80% late to 90% ahead of time.
Industry feedback needed on Integrated Water Management (IWM) delivery
CIRIA is seeking industry feedback on how better water management is delivered through the planning system.
Festive offer: 10% discount available on all CIRIA publications
CIRIA's annual winter book sale is now on.
Nikki Maxted joins CIRIA's Board
CIRIA is pleased to announce the appointment of Nikki Maxted, Dynasafe, as a Non-Executive Director.
Delivering green infrastructure along linear assets. Scoping study phase 1
This guide is the main output of a scoping study.
CIRIA scoops WaPUG Prize
CIRIA has been awarded the 2017 WaPUG Prize.
New publication explores support for partnership flooding in FCERM
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
CIRIA publishes new Guidance on the construction of SuDS (C768).
CIRIA announces new Member Council Chairman
CIRIA welcomes Jonathan Simm as the new chair of its member council, as Doug Waters hands over the baton.
European Protected Species Licensing
CIRIA seeks industry views and experience on using the new EPS licensing approach.
CIRIA announces new guidance for structural stability on site
This new CIRIA guide provides information via tool box talks for anyone dealing with refurbishment of buildings.
Announcing the winners of the BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards 2017
Presenting the winners of the 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards.
Biodiversity Net Gain Project case studies required
Case studies required for Biodiversity Net Gain project
The UK's first asbestos in soils identification aide in development
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.
Seeking your views on a Code of Practice and guidance on Property Flood Resilience
CIRIA seeks industry views to help inform Code of Practice and guidance for property flood resilience.
The future of construction, the next 30 years
CIRIA will host an exclusive member event on 25 September in London to address the future of construction: the next 30 years.
Hidden defects in bridges roadshow - final dates announced
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
We are proud to announce our 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards finalists.
Join us for the 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards celebration on 14 September in London
Outputs now available following the completion of two NERC projects focusing on delivering Green Infrastructure (GI) in the UK.
Multiplex joins CIRIA membership
CIRIA extends a warm welcome to newest member, Multiplex.
Biodiversity Net Gain Project Consultation Now Open
Biodiversity Net Gain project next stage consultation is open now
New CIRIA handbook supports responsible sourcing agenda
New CIRIA handbook to support responsible sourcing agenda
Unique construction industry guidance on hidden defects in bridges launches with 2017 UK roadshow
CIRIA's new publication (C764) Hidden defects in bridges - guidance on detection and management will launch with a UK roadshow on 1 June.
CIRIA Contaminated Land Guidance Tool
CIRIA is very pleased to announce the launch of its new Contaminated Land Guidance Tool.
Ready to enter 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge
Ready to do one thing for biodiversity in construction?
BIG Biodiversity Challenge and Awards 2017
CIRIA’s Biodiversity Interest Group (BIG) is delighted to invite you to the launch of the 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge and Awards.
NERC skills training environmental science
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is presently consulting on areas of skills training relevant to your organisation
BIG Biodiversity Challenge and Awards 2018
Call for entries for 2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge and Awards
CIRIA welcomes Costain to Membership
Costain joins CIRIA membership.
Industry support required for Biodiversity Net Gain project
New CIRIA collaborative project seeks industry support for development of guidance.
CIRIA announces infrastructure resilience event series
CIRIAannounces an infrastructure resilience events series
Don't miss out on CIRIA's latest publication launch - Guidance on embedded retaining wall design
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
CIRIA is delighted to bring its newly updated sustainable drainage training to Ireland during September-October 2016.
Cities - adaptation without mitigation is immoral
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
Expressions of Interest are invited for collaborative projects between academia and industry to develop and apply existing science
Turning research into innovaton
CIRIA seeks feedback on how organisations approach research and innovation.
The benefits of SuDS (BeST)
CIRIA has developed a new, free tool and guidance, BeST (Benefits of SuDS Tool, W045) for use on PC.
The BIM Delivery Cube
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…
Transforming construction by adopting a Lean Thinking approach...
This popular site guide is now available.
Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD)
CIRIA together with its funders and partners has launched an ideas booklet (C723), scoping study (C724) and animation to discuss and promote the role of water sensitive urban design in the UK.