Engineering Design Consultants
Apr 12010
The new swing bridge has opened up a stretch of the Sankey canal to boats for the first time in 40 years This week saw the opening of the new Carter House accommodation bridge by the Mayor of Halton Borough Council. The replacement of the existing fixed timber bridge with the new swing bridge has meant that for the first time in over forty years a half mile stretch of the Sankey Canal near Widness… Read More...

Posted in: Bridges, Footbridges

Mar262010
Tidal and offshore wind have been targeted by the government as being critical to assist the UK with its commitment to a low carbon economy, with Gordon Brown stating “Our policies in support of offshore wind energy have already put us ahead of every other country in the world, the offshore wind industry is at the heart of the UK economy’s shift to low carbon”. As part of Eadon’s ongoing commitment… Read More...

Posted in: Renewable Energy, Wind Power

Feb122010
Eadon Consulting has recently teamed up with The Spencer Group who have won a prestigious contract to install the dehumidification system to the main cables of the Humber Bridge. Eadon will be supplying the designs for the high level access gantries which are movable structures that form a working platform enabling the bulk of the dehumidification system work to be completed. This involves sealing… Read More...

Posted in: Bridges, Movable Structures

Feb 42010
After being out of commission for approximately 4 months, the Bristol Dock Junction Lock Swing Bridge refurbishment project took a significant step forward last weekend. Operating the systems manual hydraulic controls, the bridge was successfully slewed across the lock in creep speed for the first time since last October. Eadon Consulting, working as sub-consultant for Atkins, designed the new mechanical… Read More...

Posted in: Bridges, Movable Bridges, Moving Bridges

Jan 42010
William Birdsall joins Eadon from Babcock International Group, where he was a Mechanical Engineer within its nuclear division. Prior to this Will worked for The Engineering Business Ltd, where he was involved in the design of offshore handling systems. Will studied mechanical engineering at Loughborough University, and throughout his career has been involved with the design of equipment for remote… Read More...

Posted in: Eadon Staff

Dec212009
Eadon Consulting recently attended a workshop to get up to speed on the new rules Many people still aren't aware that the new Machinery Directive becomes applicable on the 29th December 2009. Eadon Consulting recently attended a workshop with the Health and Safety Laboratory at Buxton in Derbyshire to get up to speed on the new rules. The revised Machinery Directive now designated 2006/42/EC does… Read More...

Posted in: General

Dec 32009
Further proof of the importance that the Government is placing on the nuclear sector was revealed today (03/12/09) when Business Secretary Lord Mandelson and Chancellor Alistair Darling announced that the site for the new Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (NAMRC) will be in South Yorkshire and more specifically the Advanced Manufacturing Park, the location of Eadon Consulting’s offices.  The… Read More...

Posted in: General, Nuclear

Nov172009
Nuclear power will become an important part of the energy sector Following the UK government’s announcement at the beginning of the month about site approval for 10 new nuclear power stations, it is even more apparent how important this part of the energy sector is going to be. Just as important is keeping up to date with the relevant legislation and developing knowledge and skills within the nuclear… Read More...

Posted in: Nuclear

Sep162009
Due to continued growth and expansion, Eadon Consulting has moved to new larger premises at one of the country's leading technology centres. The move is part of an ongoing strategy that will facilitate future growth and development of the company. The Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) in Rotherham is the UK's premier advanced manufacturing technology park and is home to several hi-tech advanced engineering,… Read More...

Posted in: General

Sep 92009
The Spencer Group has recently taken delivery of the first of 14 aluminium access platforms for the Forth Road Bridge. The platforms were designed by Eadon Consulting in collaboration with The Spencer Group. The platforms were designed in aluminium to minimise weight making their handling on site during installation easier and safer.  The units are designed so that they can be either installed separately… Read More...

Posted in: Access & Lifting Equipment, Bridges

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