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Seminar programme

Civils + Pipelines

Civils and Pipelines seminars are a key part of the exhibition. They will keep you up to date with latest innovations in techniques and technology, and count towards continuing professional development. Plan your days now.

MONDAY 22

Theatre A

10.15

The structural monitoring system for Jiangyin Yangtze River Highway Bridge, China

Dr Alan Owens, Strainstall Engineering Services

13.15

Large structure box jacking technology

Dr Douglas Allenby, John Ropkins/Edmund Nuttall Ltd

14.15

High performance, low shrink concrete for highway bridge strengthening

BF Berry/MDB Boyd, Grace Construction Products

15.15

Contracts for the future - which way?

Martin Hirst, Civil Engineering Contractors Association in association with Masons solicitors

16.15

The measurement of strength and durability of existing reinforced concrete structures

Gareth Jones, STATS Consulting Group

Theatre B

9.45

Unique structural repair solutions

Vic Handley, Van Elle (Holdings) Ltd

10.45

Basal reinforced platform design, turning advanced theory into economic practice

Philip Staten, Maccaferri

11.45

Wasted opportunities: how not to specify a geotextile

David Shercliff, Geofabrics Ltd

12.45

Rapid ex-situ bioremediation

Alistair Kean, BioLogic Remediation

13.45

Structural strengthening with carbon fibre

Mouchel

14.45

The moving of the Belle Tout Lighthouse at Beachy Head

Tim Jolley and John Robbins, Abbey Pynford

15.45

Rope access: what can it do for you?

Graham Lyon, Lyon Equipment Ltd

16.45

Environmental mapping on the engineer's desktop

Christopher Roper, Landmark Information Group Ltd

TUESDAY 23

Theatre A

10.15

Influence of sustainable design thinking and new technologies on construction materials

Peter Head, Maunsell Group

13.15

Co-ordinated storm water solutions

Matthew Dolan, Marshalls

14.15

Partnerships for contractors: who dares wins

Peter Andrews, Jackson Civil Engineering

15.15

Quality supply and application of externally bonded composites for strengthening due to increased flexural, shear and impact loading

Richard Barton, Sika

16.15

The construction of retaining walls within urban environments

David Beadman, Bachy Soletanche Ltd

Theatre B

9.45

The benefits of off site fabrication of reinforcement for the construction industry

Alan McDonack, ROM Ltd

10.45

Ground granulated blastfurnace slag

Mike Connell, Appleby Group Ltd

11.45

The art of sustainable, value engineered drainage

Martin Fairley, ACO Drain

12.45

Design and construction experience in reinforced soil

Dave Woods, Comtec (UK) Ltd

13.45

Breaking the mould: The successful implementation of rope access techniques on major construction projects: the Dome; London Eye; and Camp Bay Cliff, Gibraltar

John Batty, CAN Civil Engineering Services

14.45

Specifying and selecting woven geotextiles for efficient filtration

Dr Paul Watson, Don & Low Ltd

15.45

Cable-based fall arrest in civil engineering

Tony Workman, Latchways plc

16.45

Strengthening of structures with externally bonded materials

Ken Dykes, Makers

WEDNESDAY 24

Theatre A

10.15

Eliminating the alligators: the model approach to client satisfaction

Chris Penn, WSP Virtual Solutions

13.15

The Channel Tunnel Rail Link: the largest RTK Global Positioning System network in Europe

Peter Lloyd, Survey Supplies; Keith Hofgartner, Trimble; Chris Kelly, RLE

14.15

'How was it for you?' Performance measurement for consulting engineers

Mindy Wilson, Association of Consulting Engineers

15.15

Managing and improving the capital project delivery process

Ian W Reeves, High-Point Rendel

16.15

Mini-piling: the future

John Patch, Roger Bullivant Ltd

Theatre B

9.45

The use of penetrating corrosion inhibitors and their performance in practice

Mark Shaw, Sika

10.45

The geogrid that combines drainage with reinforcement

Geoff Kempton, Terram Ltd

11.45

Innovation in surveying and setting out

Jim Loy, Loy Surveys

12.45

Recent developments in high strength geosynthetics

Dr Dimiter Alexiew, Huesker UK

13.45

A correct soil description has a value

Peter Dunn, Mini Soil Surveys Ltd

14.45

Integrated parametric structural modelling

Chris George, CSC (UK) Ltd

15.45

Hydrated bentonite waterproof systems

Steve Wharton, Rawell Water Control Systems Ltd

16.45

Ironwork reinstatements the easy way

David Dixon, Instarmac Group plc

THURSDAY 25

Theatre A

10.15

Comprehensive access studies: integrating transport with development

Dr Chris Laurence, Parsons Brinckerhoff

11.30

Training engineers for 2005

Dr Scott Steedman, Mike Bruton, Institution of Civil Engineers

13.15

Anchors and soil nails for stabilising walls, slopes, cuttings and embankments: conforming with new Eurocode requirements

Tony Barley, Keller Ground Engineering

14.15

Sewerage improvements in Derby

Haswell Consulting Engineers

15.15

The £800M JFK light rail project: lessons we have learned

Anders Jansson, Skanska and John Armitt, Costain

Theatre B

9.45

Reinforced soil modular block walls and steep embankments: economical and attractive solutions

Peter Wills, Tensar International

10.45

Latest developments in structural concrete repair: A review of composite strengthening systems and cathodic protection.

Paul Russell and Roger Hardon, Feb MBT

11.45

Construction risk in river and coastal engineering

Jonathan Simm, HR Wallingford Ltd

12.45

Working together - partnering today

Chris Harding, Amec Civil Engineering

13.45

New products for reinforcement applications: Typar HR geocomposite for reinforced earth structures and kevlar structural reinforcement systems

DuPont Nonwovens

14.45

Remediation of contaminated land

Paul Thiele, MEL Environmental Engineering

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