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TWf 58th Quarterly Meeting and AGM

Event organised by Temporary Works forum

12 June 2024
13:00 - 17:00 BST (GMT+1)
Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
London, SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

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TWf 58th quarterly meeting will include presentations from MGF on how to save carbon in excavation along with a presentation from Tony Gee and Partners with Alun Griffiths Ltd on the replacement of the metallic spans on the Barmouth Viaduct.

There will also be updates from the TWf operations director and an update on the open mesh fencing from WG42.


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The Temporary Works Forum

The Temporary Works Forum

The Temporary Works Forum (TWf) aims to encourage open discussion of any matter related to temporary works.


13:00 - 14:00

Tea, coffee, juice, water and biscuits will be available from 13:00.

14:10 - 14:20

Welcome and introductions after the AGM - TWf chair Rob Millard

14:20 - 15:05

Presentation: How to save carbon in excavation - Steve Hesketh, MGF/TWf director

15:05 - 15:15

TWF operations director update from Robin James

15:15 - 15:35

Comfort break - refreshments will be available

15:35 - 16:25

Presentation: Barmouth Viaduct – Metallic Spans Replacement Mark Scrivener and David Dawson, Tony Gee and Steve Richardson, Alun Griffiths Ltd 

16:25 - 16:35

Update on WG42 – Open Mesh Fencing Ben Bennett, Tilbury Douglas 


Twf chair wrap up from Rob Millard


Steve Hesketh

Steve Hesketh

Temporary Works Forum

founding member and director

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Steve Hesketh

Steve Hesketh is engineering director at MGF and a founding member and director of the Temporary Works Forum (TWf). Throughout his career, Steve has focused on temporary works equipment design, manufacture and project/scheme design. 

Steve is the former chairman of the Construction Plant-Hire Association’s Shoring Technology Interest Group and former UK expert representing BSI on the CEN TC53 Working Group looking at standardising European product standards for temporary works equipment. 

He is involved with several universities where he provides guest lectures and promotes stronger links with the industry. Steve is an ICE Fellow.

Robin James

Robin James

Temporary Works Forum

operations director

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Robin James

After many years as NASC managing director, and prior active involvement in the UK stonemasonry sector, Robin accepted the challenge of taking the vital work of the TWf forward to the next level, and the equally important task of promoting greater engagement with its work by the wider industry.

Robin set out some aims, objectives, and strategies which will help achieve this over the months ahead, and is pleased to report that these have the agreement of the TWf board.

For more information please contact:

Elira Alushi