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New bookshop coming soon!

Emerald are pleased to announce a new Emerald & ICE Publishing online bookshop launching at the start of June.
Please note accounts will not carry over to the new bookshop.  

A society publisher that makes a difference
Established in 1836, ICE Publishing is the publishing arm of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a not-for-profit, professional membership body supporting over 95,000 civil engineer members around the world.  As a society publisher we provide important financial contribution to the ICE, supporting its charitable mission to ‘benefit society and advance the field of civil engineering’. 

ICE Publishing at the Frankfurt Book Fair
Want to become a published author? Write for us!
  • Updated: 09 Jan 2020
  • Author: April Nagy

Breadth of civil engineering subjects covered
At ICE Publishing, we publish a wide range of civil engineering and built environment books in various formats that are written with the practitioner in mind and contribute new information to the existing body of knowledge. Providing complete coverage of all major disciplines in the field, we publish titles covering recent developments and emerging subject areas, including the principles and practice of BIM, innovations in infrastructure, smart cities, structure and building design, flood management, professional practice, handbooks to NEC and FIDIC contracts, and modern construction methods, plus many more.
And you do not have to be a member to become an ICE Publishing author
We accept practitioner and academic proposals from both members and non-members of the ICE.  If you have an idea or a proposal for a book, then our commissioning editors are always looking forward to hearing from you. They will be able to provide you with feedback and explain how you can move forward towards getting published. 

Why publish with ICE Publishing? 

  • individualised support and guidance by experienced subject expert commissioning editors
  • attentive and timely assistance in shaping and finalising your book proposal
  • impeccable author care guiding you each step of the way with a focus on building and maintaining author relationships at every stage of the publication process
  • multiple book styles available for you to choose from including scholarly monographs, edited collections, handbooks, manuals, specifications, conference proceedings, technical papers and guides
  • all our books are copy edited, proofread, indexed and printed in the UK, project managed by our in-house production team
  • sophisticated and global marketing of your individual book, a feature that is rarely provided by other publishers
  • distribution of your book to end users and libraries worldwide
  • warehousing of stock in UK and US locations
  • network of international sale agents and resellers
  • representation at major trade and librarian events
  • gratis copies of your book
  • 40% discount on all ICE Publishing books.

We have a team of commissioning editors, each with a dedicated portfolio of subject areas
Meet, James Hobbs, commissioning editor, with expertise in the following subject areas

  • Bridges
  • Construction Materials
  • Geotechnical and Ground Engineering
  • Structures and Buildings
  • Urban Design and Planning
  • Health and Safety
  • Water, Wastewater and Maritime.

Meet, Michael Fenton, experienced in and seeking proposals for:

  • BIM and Computational Engineering
  • Construction and Health and Safety Law
  • Finance, Contracts and Management
  • Transportation
  • Energy
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Waste and Resource Management.

Get in touch

To contact one of our commissioning editors about a book idea, please find the details in the 'Contact us' form. We look forward to hearing from you. 
What some of our authors think about working with us 

The support of the publisher has been key in helping me get all four books off the ground. Help from commissioning and production editors, copy readers, proofreaders all helped to fine tune the finished products. Read full article 

Patrick Waterhouse, Construction Adjudicator 

I must say that you handled the entire project, involving four reasonable size books, extremely well in every respect, making it possible to complete the project in such a short time. I think that the concept of producing books in this manner can be quite an effective tool in knowledge transfer and I enjoyed being part of it. 

Ravindra K Dhir OBE 

Thank you for making an effort to accommodate my wishes. I have looked through them and I think that the proofs look very nice… Thank you for the excellent collaboration.
Olga Popovic Larsen 
Further reading you might be interested in 
Information for authors 
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A cup of tea with Robert Sarsby, author of Environmental Geotechnics in Practice