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Archive for November, 2018

Evening Lecture: Berths 31 and 32 – Dublin Port Company

This project comprised the design & construction of 120m of quay wall incorporating two bank seats and one interchangeable linkspan. The quay wall consisted of 33m long, 1.4m diameter combi wall tubular steel piles driven through port clay with a driven tie back wall. A high capacity concrete deck, M&E installation and approaches completed this phase of the works.  The lecture presents the key challenges faced by the Contractor and innovative solutions developed to deliver these critical marine structures for the Port of Dublin.

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Date: Tuesday 4th Dec 2018

Venue: DIT Bolton St.

Time: 18:30 (Tea/Coffee from 18:00)

Speaker: Richard Browne, Director L&M Keating Engineering Contractors

Admission FREE          Booking Not Necessary         Non-Members Welcome

Evening Lecture: Grenfell Tower Fire London – the consequences for regulation

The fire at Grenfell Tower in London was a catastrophe which resulted in the deaths of 72 people.  As welI as the legal Inquiry into the circumstances there was an Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety commissioned by government that was published in May 2018.  This Review, by Dame Judith Hackitt, found that the existing system is not fit for purpose and makes 50 recommendations for a sufficiently robust regulatory system for the future to ensure that buildings are safe.  The regulatory implications of the report will be described along with the measures that are being taken to improve safety.  Other recent major failures and fires will also be discussed.

For full details see our Flyer

Date: Tuesday 13th Nov 2018

Venue: DIT Bolton St.

Time: 18:30 (Tea/Coffee from 18:00)

Further Info: Kieran Ruane, Chartered Engineer (021) 4326595 kieran.ruane@cit.ie; Daniel Coleman, Chartered Engineer (01) 2940800 daniel.coleman@rod.ie

Video of the presentation can be seen below