Engineering Design Consultants
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...
Dec122016
As in previous years 2016 has brought Eadon Consulting another year of growth and success. As well as the completion of many high profile projects the company has seen its staffing capabilities increase with the addition of 3 new design engineers. Our project efficiency has also been greatly aided by the recruitment of our document administrator who has streamed lined our project processes and has… Read More...
Dec 72016
Halley VI, the British Antarctic Survey’s award winning, international research station is getting ready to be moved 23km across the ice for the first time since it was originally transported after its construction in 2012. Eadon Director James Hill is proud to have worked on the stations hydraulic leg design and will be watching the continued progress of the world’s first relocatable research facility… Read More...
Nov292016
The current cost of cleaning up the UK's historic nuclear sites is estimated to be around £117 billion ($154 billion), an amount which will be spread across the next 120 years. The estimate is based on the expected costs of decommissioning, dismantling and demolishing the buildings and managing the safe disposal of all nuclear waste. The estimate also includes the costs of more modern plants that… Read More...
Nov252016
The iconic Humber Bridge will tonight be the topic of conversation on this week’s episode of Britain’s Greatest Bridges. The hour long, Channel 5 programme will look at the design, history and current stature of the iconic Yorkshire suspension bridge and will look back to its inception over 30 years ago. Eadon Consulting will be watching with interest after we were involved with the design of the… Read More...
Nov172016
Despite the ongoing uncertainty about the future of large-scale nuclear generation in the UK, Eadon Consulting have recently seen its fair share of nuclear analysis projects come through its doors. Over the summer Eadon Engineers have undertaken a number of different decommissioning and design analysis projects, using our broad knowledge of mechanical and structural engineering to provide specialist… Read More...
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