The Standards Advisory Group has been established to assist CIHT to co-ordinate and promote the activities of the Institution in relation to standards advice for materials and pavement design for highways, airfields and industrial purposes. Members of the group sit on a number of British Standards Institution (BSI) Committees developing standards for the industry.
CIHT are seeking to establish a core group of members who are interested in receiving alerts and/or assisting the Institution in our relationship with BSI and developing standards. If you would like to be involved please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
BSI has also recently launched a public online system where new work proposals are accessible for wider view and comment. This is designed to increase awareness of the Standards Development Portfolio. CIHT members may wish to put forward comments through the CIHT and its representatives or simply as a member of the public.
Submit your project proposals
Do you have an idea for a new transport infrastructure scheme that you think would make a big difference, either to local communities or the prosperity of the nation? Why not share it with Transportation Professional magazine? Email your suggestions to email@example.com
CIHT member wins Wolfson prize
Well done to CIHT graduate member, Gergely Raccuja, who works for Amey as a transport planner, on winning the £250,000 Wolfson Economics Prize. Gergely beat four other finalists in the competition to find ways of paying for better, safer and more reliable roads. Read more here.
CIHT Foundation prize awarded
Congratulations to Max Harwood, recent winner of Newcastle University’s CIHT Foundation Prize. Max received the prize as the top undergraduate Transport Option Engineering student at the university this year. Max was presented with the prize at his graduation ceremony last week by North East & Cumbria Chair Darran Kitchener. If you would like more information about the CIHT Foundation click here.
Have your management skills recognised
CIHT has partnered with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to offer a streamlined route to qualify as a Chartered Manager (CMgr). The partnership means that CIHT members who hold CEng, IEng, or TPP registration with five years or more of management experience are eligible for CMI’s qualified route to becoming a Chartered Manager. Eligible CIHT members receive a 50% discount on the CMI membership fee. To find out more information click here.
Interim registration is available to those who have obtained the academic base for either IEng or CEng, but do not yet possess the relevant practical experience to meet the competency requirements for full registration. Having interim registration will demonstrate to employers your enthusiasm, drive and commitment to both your career and the profession. For more information, click here.
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