Engineering Design Consultants
Sep202018
Last week James Hill attended the NIA’s Nuclear New Build Business Group meeting hosted by NAMRC.  This was an opportunity to be updated on current progress within the new build sector as well as to find out more about the Nuclear Sector Deal.  A range of presentations showed the current rate of progress being made with Hinkley Point C’s construction, the plans and opportunities going forwards at… Read More...
Jun232018
On International Women in Engineering Day, Senior Engineer Consuelo Bottamedi gives a brief insight into her passion for engineering and what being an Engineer means to her. Becoming an engineer has been one of the best choices of my life. It has allowed me to use my great passion for maths to make the difference to society. It is 5 years since I have joined Eadon. Here I have grown personally… Read More...
Jun122018
James Hill attended the Nuclear Institute’s international conference on the Transport, Storage and Disposal of Radioactive Materials.  The conference happens every three years and is dedicated to all aspects of packaging for the transport, storage and disposal of radioactive and nuclear materials.  It is an opportunity for experts form around the world to gather and discuss all aspects of the sector… Read More...
May302018
This month has seen the installation of two high level platforms on the east side of the Forth Road Bridge. The platforms are to be used for the forth main cable inspection as part of an ongoing maintenance and inspection program which started back in 2004. Following their successful collaborations in 2017 on the M48 Severn Bridge Main Cable Inspection and also the Tamar Bridge Cable Band Bolt Replacement,… Read More...
May222018
Here at Eadon Consulting we continue to expand our capability and develop our team: two of our staff recently attended a six-day course run by Sheffield Fracture Mechanics in Buxton. Real structures always contain flaws of some form, such as weld defects, which under the wrong circumstances can result in a part failing suddenly at a much lower load than would be expected based on the yield strength… Read More...
May182018
We have recently returned from two interesting nuclear networking and information events. The first was the Game Changers Post Operational Clean Out (POCO) for Sellafield. This was an event organised by Game Changers and hosted by University of Technology of Strathclyde at their Innovation Centre. The day gave information about what POCO is, the scale of the task, challenges that Sellafield face… Read More...
Apr262018
The replacement Tower Road lift bridge in Birkenhead was raised for the first time on 25th April 2018. This marks a key milestone in progressing the project currently being built by lead contractor Dawnus. The first lift was carried out to check the alignment of the rolling track and also to enable vessels to continue to use the dock having been blocked entry for several days as part of the planned… Read More...
Apr232018
We recently attended the IABSE Future of Design event hosted by the University of Edinburgh Business School. The event is always a good oportunity to meet people working in a variety of areas within the bridges and structures sectors. On this occasion the speakers ranged from architects, consultant turned contractor, designers for the offshore wind industry and engineers who had many years of experience… Read More...
Apr182018
As part of our continued growth we are looking for a design manager to help lead the 3D modelling and drawing output of the office. More information about the role can be found here.    Read More...
Mar222018
      Consuelo Bottamedi and Michael Thorogood have just returned from this year’s Bridges Conference organised by Bridge Design and Engineering. Here they talk about what they learnt from the event. The opening session covered the use of advancing technology to improve the process of design, construction operation and maintenance. It highlighted that the construction industry is still effectively… Read More...
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