18th January 2017
Paul Doherty’s presentation ‘The role of water in slope and retaining wall stability’ was delivered at Engineers Ireland on Monday 16th January to a gathering of the Irish Association of Hydrogeologists. The presentation was followed by a discussion on the role of water in the stability of slopes and retaining structures.
16th January 2017
In the last quarter of 2016, the Roadbridge L&M Keating joint venture (RBLMK) made significant progress at the Cross Berth Quay (CBQ) site, where they are currently constructing over 160 m of new piled quay wall. The piling commenced on the 10th November and comprised the installation of large diameter steel tubes and sheet piles to form a new combi-wall face, which will also be tied back to a parallel piled wall remote from the front face.
11th January 2017
Senior Engineer William Brown together with staff from both McLaughlin & Harvey’s Marine Renewables Team and QUB’s School of Natural and Built Environment have had their collaborative paper on ‘Evaluation of full scale shear performance of tension anchor foundations: Load displacement curves and failure criteria’ recently published in the Ocean Engineering journal, Volume 131 (2017).
This work was funded by the Centre for Advanced Sustainable Energy.