Published: 31 May 2016

Great engineering statues


We present five of the best engineer statues from around the world. Is another great engineer commemorated in your area? Is there another figure who deserves a statue? Let us know your thoughts!


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Published: 08 March 2016

International Women's Day: Elmina Wilson, the Flatiron Engineer

History, Women Engineers

International Women’s Day is a good time to highlight the remarkable career of Elmina Wilson, one of America’s pioneering woman structural engineers.


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Published: 15 January 2016

How Buffalo Bill inspired an engineering icon

Arch, Cantilever, History

106 years ago today the Buffalo Bill Dam was completed in Wyoming, USA, on the Shoshone River. It was an astonishing feat of engineering, the tallest dam in the world at the time, and exemplifies the absolutely crucial part engineers played in settling the American West in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.


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Published: 23 December 2015

Who's missing?


Wikipedia features a ‘list of notable structural engineers’ – but are any crucial names ommitted?


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Published: 10 November 2014

Engineers at war: Sir Arnold Waters VC


To mark the centenary of World War One and Remembrance Day, we celebrate Sir Arnold Waters VC, our outstanding Past President.

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