Event Organiser: ICE

Monitoring construction work: Lessons learned and practical guidance, Belfast

Free

  • Lecture
  • Belfast
  • 05 February 2018
  • 18:15 - 20:00
Learn more from Peter Hewitt of Laing O’Rourke.

About this event

The presentation follows the development of Laing O’Rourke’s internal Instrumentation and Monitoring Dept, to look at the dramatic changes which have occurred in the way construction work is monitored over the last six years. The talk will look at the mistakes, the schoolboy errors, as well as the drivers for change. This will primarily look at ground movement and asset protection monitoring, but will also touch on environmental monitoring such as noise, dust, vibration and water quality.

The talk will draw on experience and lessons learnt on projects such as London Gateway Port, Crossrail, Tideway to HS2 and beyond, to provide practical guidance on how monitoring should be undertaken and how to deal with fundamental issues of error, accuracy, repeatability and the “Focussing Illusion”. Changes in measurement technology will be looked at, as well as looking forward to future developments in areas such as Fibre Optics, Laser Scanning and Satellite Imagery.

The lecture will begin at 6:15pm, with refreshments served from 5:30pm. This event is a joint meeting with NI Geotechnical Group.

Register your attendance

To book your place, simply click the 'book now' button below and follow the onscreen instructions.

If you're not already an ICE member, you can register to receive updates on our latest events.

If you experience any issues, please contact the event administrator: jude.faloon@ice.org.uk.

Venue

Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens
Belfast
BT9 5AB
United Kingdom
View in Google Maps

For more information please contact:

Jude Faloon

e: jude.faloon@ice.org.uk

Top