Latest Civil Stories


Putting cycling in the fast laneFebruary 23, 2016

Gerald Fogarty, in conjunction with TCD, is carrying out research that aims to facilitate increased development of cycling as a sustainable and safe means of transportation

Engineering the ShardJanuary 26, 2016

At 306m, the Shard is a 'vertical city' comprising 25 storeys of offices, 8,000 workers, three levels of restaurants, 18 storeys of hotel and 13 floors of apartments

Finality in construction adjudicationJanuary 12, 2016

The Construction Contracts Act 2013 affords the right to refer a payment dispute to adjudication, and the parties must comply with it until the dispute is finally determined by legal proceedings, arbitration or agreement