Engineering Design Consultants
Jun232017
As part of Women in Engineering day we asked one of our female engineers, Consuelo Bottamedi, to give us a brief summary of her work whilst at Eadon and what being an engineer means to her: “Engineering allows me to see my ideas becoming real. It gives me the opportunity to add my contribution to society by being part of a field that affects our lives in countless ways.  In particular, working at… Read More...
Jun222017
Historically the nuclear industry has been a sector widely dominated by a male workforce and, although attitudes and perceptions are gradually changing, in 2016 women still only filled around 20% of all nuclear roles in the UK. Eadon Consulting’s company ethos is to continue to build a diverse and talented workforce. The bespoke design consultancy, who are based at the prestigious Advanced Manufacturing… Read More...
Jun 92017
The past year has seen another wave of staff development at Eadon Consulting, with both Gareth Uglow and Consuelo Bottamedi achieving Chartered status through the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Since achieving his Chartered status, Gareth has acted as project lead on development of the design for the access gantries for the Forth Road Bridge, as well as supporting the design for a set of tidal… Read More...
May192017
Eadon Consulting have been exploring what it means to collaborate and be truly innovative in Engineering, at a number of events organised by the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE). At the international conference in Bath we took part in sessions exploring conceptual design, and listened to fascinating key note addresses showcasing the work of Foster + Partners… Read More...

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Mar162017
Over the next few months we'll be taking a look at the extra knowledge our Engineers have gained through working on some of our high profile projects. This month Director James Hill talks about an objects behaviour during an earthquake. 'This month I’ve been learning about predicting how an object that isn’t tied down will react during an earthquake.  I’ve been interested in knowing how much it might… Read More...
Feb272017
Eadon Consulting are pleased and excited to announce that they have been granted the cover story for the March edition of The Structural Engineer. Out this week and written by Principal Engineer Nick Francis and Company Director Michael Thorogood, ‘Making Things Move’ is a technical article which gives an in-depth look at the way large structures can be made to move. Featuring many of Eadon’s flagship… Read More...
Feb232017
Over the next few months we will be taking a look at what some of our staff have been getting up to when they’re away from the office. Senior Engineer Ian Hylands has just returned from a winter mountaineering trip to Scotland with his Dad. Below he talks about his weekend away. ‘As my Dad was over from Texas (In the States) we decided to make the most of his visit and take a trip up to Scotland.… Read More...
Feb142017
Eadon Consulting have reached a pivotal point in one of our biggest nuclear projects to date. Our Design Engineers have completed the final detailed design review for a piece of bespoke nuclear handling and inspection equipment, which is now nearing the end of its 18 month design period. The review took an in-depth look at all aspects of the project, paying particular attention to calculations and… Read More...
Feb 22017
Eadon have just completed the design and validation of six ultra-high-integrity hoist support structures, for use in the Nuclear Industry. A particular challenge of this project was the need to protect vulnerable ceiling anchor bolts against overload. The mounting system was therefore specifically developed to redistribute moments and provide a plastic yield mechanism, below the yield strength of… Read More...
Dec222016
2016 has seen the completion of a number of high profile projects here at Eadon. The year began with us signing off on a piece of bespoke handling equipment (MULE) which was used to transport and lay units used as part of a coastal defence project in Sandsend, North Yorkshire. Working alongside Balfour Beatty, Eadon were the mechanical and structural designers on the project and also developed the… Read More...
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