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For He’s A Jolly Good Fellow …

John Staves, Managing Director at Michael Aubrey Partnership has been awarded fellowship of the Institution of Structural Engineers (FIStructE) as a reflection of his outstanding individual achievements, success and expertise within the engineering profession. The fellowship was awarded to John by Alan Crossman FIStructE, President of the Institution of Structural Engineers at a prestigious ceremony… Read more

What Is BIM? – A Homeowners Guide

BIM

I’m talking today to Jamie Redman, BIM Manager at Michael Aubrey Partnership about BIM adoption and answering some of your frequently asked questions. So we’ll start with the obvious question; What Is BIM (Building Information Modelling)? BIM is not to be confused with software.   BIM is actually a process of collating information so that it… Read more

Managing Structural Safety – Condition Surveys , Seminar Part Three

Condition Surveys

Our third speaker for the day was John Staves, Managing Director at Michael Aubrey Partnership. John is a Chartered Structural Engineer and has worked in the Telecoms industry for over 30 years. Specialist Telecoms Knowledge He could be described as a “poacher turned game keeper” as initially, John’s specialist knowledge was gained through working with the mobile operators… Read more

Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016 (CEMF) Seminar Part Two

Electromagnetc spectrum

Our second speaker for the day was Brian Collins, BSC Associates. Brian is a specialist in radio frequency (RF), Radiation, RF measurement and the Health and Safety impacts of RF radiation. On 1 July 2016 the Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016 (CEMF) came into force. Brian outlined the regulations’ requirements and their likely… Read more

Telecommunications Code Seminar, Part One

Telecommunications code

Property Managers, Health and Safety advisors and those responsible for property assets, gathered at Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Headquarters yesterday to attend the first in a series of seminars exploring the implications of the new Telecommunications code, RF and Structural Safety. After welcome and introductions from Duncan Wells, Michael Aubrey Partnership, Thekla Fellas, Fladgate Solicitors opened… Read more

Construction Industry Summit 2016

CIS2016

John Staves, our Managing Director attended the Construction Industry Summit 2016 this week.  The two day event delivered a compelling programme, with a distinguished line-up of experts, industry leaders and talented young professionals. Highlights included keynote speeches from Dr David Hancock on the Governments Construction Strategy and Lord Digby Jones, “A Post Brexit Country”. Take a look at our… Read more

You Really Saved Us, Thank You!

It’s always a good feeling when you can help someone out and that’s exactly what happened recently with one of our residential customers. After purchasing The Old Pumping Station in 2013, Steven and Marina set about converting it into a family home. Are two staircases really better than one? “You really saved us, thank you…. Read more

ISO 9001 Audit Passed For The Ninth Year Running!

ISO 9001

On 6 April 2016 we successfully passed our ISO 9001 : 2008. John Staves, Managing Director said “It was a great visit, with Dave Silcock, the Auditor, being very complimentary about the changes we are making to our systems to develop our service delivery clearly demonstrating our commitment to continuous improvement – the principle at the heart… Read more

The Structural Awards 2015

The Structural Awards

A fantastic night celebrating the extraordinary work of Structural Engineers across the world! The winners and commended projects were announced during The Structural Awards ceremony, held at The Brewery on Friday 13 November. The evening culminated in the presentation of The Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence which was awarded to the Singapore Sports Hub, by Arup…. Read more

5 Things To Consider When Carrying Out Building Work To Your Home

Extending your home is probably something that you’ll only do once in your lifetime. Ultimately, you want to make sure that you can build the size of extension that you want, within your budget. Being aware of potential pitfalls and additional costs at the beginning of the process will help you make informed decisions. I’ve… Read more

Can Architects and Engineers Work Together?

Returning from a very busy week on the “Ask an Expert” panel at Grand Designs Live I was going to write a blog post about the seminars that we attended and the insightful debates that emerged. I was planning to talk about the new products that were on show and some of the new construction… Read more

UK Construction Week – Are You Going?

UK Construction week

We are thrilled to announce that we have been selected again to provide Structural Engineering advice at “Grand Designs Live” as part of UK Construction Week at the NEC, Birmingham. Click here to be in with a chance to receive FREE tickets to this years “Grand Designs Live” event! UK Construction Week is the leading industry… Read more