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Bridge Demolition Engineering Practices and Case Studies

20th May 2024
CPD webinar overview of bridge demolition practices covering various aspects of the demolition process with real-world case studies. Webinar Overview Types of Bridges and Demolition Constraints An exploration of different bridge structures and the materials used, such as concrete, steel, and masonry, and how these impact demolition strategies. Understanding the…

Propping and Needling – Design Considerations & Case Studies

29th April 2024
April's temporary works webinar focused on the design considerations of propping and needling in cut-and-carve demolition projects. Presenters: Joshua Martin and Richard Boyle This session, aimed at construction professionals, structural engineers, and project managers, highlighted the best practices and technical insights for handling load-bearing walls during renovations and demolitions. Key…

LPS Structure Demolition Engineering [Video]

25th March 2024
This webinar focused on the demolition engineering of Large Panel System (LPS) structures, specifically addressing demolition practices, risks, and mitigation strategies. Webinar Overview: Here is a brief review of the topics discussed In-Depth Analysis of LPS Structures: Understand the construction, risks, and historical context of Large Panel System buildings, emphasising…

Temporary Works For Construction Industry – March 2024

4th March 2024
This webinar explores the vital role of temporary works for construction professionals and the complexities of temporary works in construction and demolition projects. Offering expert insights and case studies on innovative solutions and safety considerations essential to engineering practices. The webinar meticulously unpacks their pivotal role and historical evolution within…

Chocking Frames, Tower Cranes & Grillages – Leadenhall One Case Study

29th January 2024
Webinar Overview Review of the engineering to design of the chocking frames and tower crane grillages for the construction of a 35-storey structure adjacent to Leadenhall Market. Project Scope and Objectives Project Constraints and Challenges Design and Planning Key Takeaways Link to additional resources Temporary works forum www.twforum.org.uk BS 5975:2019…

Temporary Works & Demolition Case Studies

18th December 2023
Explore a variety of temporary works and demolition engineering case studies from our recent projects. Gain insights into design challenges encountered and temporary works design and demolition techniques employed across various projects. This webinar provides an overview of 15 key engineering projects undertaken in 2023. This included the following engineering…

Prestressed and Post-Tensioned Demolition

27th November 2023
Prestressed and Post-Tensioned Demolition Overview of the demolition engineering considerations for prestressed and post-tensioned structures with illustrative case studies. https://youtu.be/ACTyMmjfdqQ Webinar Overview Prestressed and post-tensioned structure overview Demolition methodology considerations Engineering analysis considerations for both structure types Structural evaluation Third-party checking considerations Case Studies Regent Street Flyover, Leeds Old Slade…

Load Paths for Demolition 2023

31st October 2023
An overview of load paths and how they change during demolition and temporary works projects. https://youtu.be/-G8KiHzXr6I Load Path Webinar Topics Definition of load paths - the routes forces take through a structure to the foundations Case study: Altering a tower structure and maintaining stability by redirecting loads Example of bridge…

Tender Stage Support & Early Concept Demolition

25th September 2023
Tender Stage Support & Early Concept Demolition Josh Martin and Dave Stevens discuss temporary works design and early concept demolition strategies for the construction industry. This webinar highlights how valuable early temporary works design can be for contractors planning a construction tender. Specialist input at the tender stage enables efficient…

Load Testing

24th July 2023
Overview of load testing as part of temporary works through real-world case studies, detailed discussions on safety considerations, and insights into the critical role of rigorous analysis in determining the viability of design parameters. Load Testing Webinar Overview Introduction to Load Testing in Structural Engineering Importance of Safety Considerations in…

Medieval Engineering – Lessons For Temporary Works

4th July 2023
Medieval Engineering - Lessons For Temporary Works and Demolition The webinar on medieval engineering was delivered by Joshua Martin, Director at Andun Engineering Consultants, centres on dismantling an ancient trebuchet and constructing a new one at Warwick Castle. Outlining the engineering principles and meticulous procedures implemented in this process while…
Steve Williams, a Network Rail’s technical authority, joined us to share his knowledge and insights on railway temporary works, looking at lessons learned from temporary works failures in the rail environment and examples of good practice.

Rail Temporary Works Best Practices

22nd May 2023
Rail Temporary Works Best Practices Steve Williams, a Network Rail's technical authority, joined us to share his knowledge and insights on rail temporary works best practices. Looking at lessons learned from temporary works failures in the rail environment and examples of good practice. The second part of the webinar was…

Site Investigation & Mitigation

2nd May 2023
This webinar focuses on the importance of sound site investigation in construction projects. The team highlight that understanding the challenges related to the site, such as ground type and structure type, results in more efficient, cost-effective, and safer solutions. Site Investigation and Mitigation Webinar Topics Introduction to Plate Bearing Test:…

Temporary Works Case Studies – March 2023

5th April 2023
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Temporary Works Design Briefs Webinar

28th February 2023
An overview webinar about the creation of a  Temporary Works Design Brief This session aimed to guide professionals on what should and shouldn't be included in a design brief. Key Takeaways: 1. What Belongs in a TW Design Brief? Site Constraints: Knowing the physical and environmental limitations of the site.…

Cut & Carve Demolition

31st January 2023
A review of the engineering disciplines in the design of effective cut and carve demolition schemes. In this webinar Josh Martin and James Dunlop break down the core aspects of demolition practices, focusing on methodologies and the vital role of temporary works. Drawing on real project examples, they highlight practical…

Temporary Works & Demolition Case Studies – End Of Year Review

20th December 2022
A review of the year and look at five temporary works and demolition engineering case studies completed by the team during 2022. Featured Case Studies Silvertown Tunnel - Propping installation & removal - 2:27 Glasgow Western Infirmary - Facade Retention - 10:01 Shotton Papermill - Push-Down Demolition - 13:56 Walworth…

Automate The Admin – Focus On The Engineering

2nd December 2022
Automate The Admin - Focus On The Engineering Lots of different systems to manage a civil engineering business can draw time, focus and resources away from engineering. In this 45 minute webinar with Draughthub and Alan White Design we talk about how we have changed our processes to Drastically reduced…

Tower Cranes 2022

29th November 2022
Webinar Overview Panelists:  David Stevens Date: 26th November Duration: 15:35 https://youtu.be/ZyerPPxtAmU

Basement Temporary Works (2022)

2nd November 2022
Webinar Overview Panelists:  James Dunlop and David Stevens Date: 28th October 2022 Duration: 35:29 https://youtu.be/2rP_-kak5ls

Temporary Works For The Rail Environment 2022

24th September 2022
A review of the design considerations for temporary works in the rail environment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMBn33PS8pk Webinar Overview Panelists:  Angus Holdsworth (Andun Engineering Consultants) Date: 23rd September 2022 Duration: 50:23  
Cover for the recording of webinar looking at four complex demolition case studies

Four Complex Demolition Case Studies – Pull Down, Cut & Care, Industrial & Basement Demolition

22nd August 2022
A review of four complex demolition case studies where Andun Engineering Consultants have provided temporary works design and demolition engineering support. Keynsham - Pull Downs Gladstone Docks - Industrial Demolition Premier House - Basement Demolition Centrepoint - Cut & Carve Demolition   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmiM0Q5-QtM Webinar Overview Panelists:  Joshua Martin (Andun Engineering…
Checking Temporary Works

Checking Temporary Works – 2022

2nd August 2022
Webinar reviewing the importance of Checking Temporary Works for the construction industry and the relevant design check categories and procedures. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkUrjxS12GI Webinar Overview Panelists: Angus Holdsworth (Andun Engineering Consultants) and Joshua Martin (Andun Engineering Consultants) Date: 29th July  2022 Duration: 52:02 Outline Why Checking Temporary Works (0:00) The Bragg Report (3:23) Checking Temporary…

Temporary Works For Demolition 2022

28th June 2022
A review of demolition engineering methodologies and the role of Temporary Works for Demolition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BScEFsfNNo Webinar Overview Panelists: Angus Holdsworth (Andun Engineering Consultants) and Joshua Martin (Andun Engineering Consultants) Date: 28th June 2022 Duration: 54:57 Outline What Is Demolition (00:00) BS5975 (7:08) Checking Temporary Works (18:38) Pull Down and Blow Downs (21:13)…

Procedural Control Of Temporary Works Webinar – Ray Filip – 2022

13th May 2022
Webinar Overview Panelists: Angus Holdsworth (Andun Engineering Consultants) and Ray Filip (RKF Consulting) Date: 13th May 2022 Duration: 1:04:58 Guest speaker Ray Filip delivers a Procedural Control Of Temporary Works webinar, that reviews the standards, regulation and responsibility for Temporary Works. Content Outline Intro to Ray Filip (0:00) Temporary Works and The…
Piling platform webinar featuring Andun and Geosynthetics

Piling Platforms Webinar Recording

22nd April 2022
Effective design and implementation of piling platforms webinar, this was a joint webinar with guest speaker Craig Andrews from Geosynthetics. Panelists: Joshua Martin (Andun Engineering Consultants) and Craig Andrews (Geosynthetics) Date: 22nd April 2022 Duration: 47:52 The aim was to provide insight and case studies with practical demonstrations of the implementation of…

Role Of Temporary Works In Carbon NetZero -Webinar Recording

25th March 2022
Webinar Overview Panelists: Angus Holdsworth (Andun Engineering Consultants) Date: 25th March 2022 Duration: 1:05:00 This webinar examines sustainability within the construction industry and the governments carbon net zero policy objectives and how they relate to the construction industry and Temporary Works. This includes a case study of how a focus on…
Load Paths Webinar Recording

Load Paths Webinar Recording

5th March 2022
Load paths are the way a load travels from where the load is applied to its final destination (usually the ground). Load paths enable engineers to understand how a structure will work; incorrect assumptions on load paths can cause structural instability, cracking, failure and unexpected loadings. Webinar Overview Panelists: Joshua Martin…

Temporary Works – Case Study Review & Q &A

10th December 2021
Case study driven overview of the interesting or challenging temporary works and demolition projects Andun have been involved in during 2021 Case Studies Bridge Demolition - Heartlands HS2 (5:47) Listed Arch Bridge Repair - Misterton Bridge (25:49) Blow Down Demolition - Eggborough Power Station (19:34) Pull Down & Blow Down…

Propping and Needling – Webinar Recording

26th November 2021
Propping and needling webinar recording providing an overview of the design considerations required when making an opening in a load-bearing wall. Webinar Overview Panelists: Joshua Martin (Andun Engineering Consultants) and David Stevens (Andun Engineering Consultants) Date: 26th November 2021 Duration: 31:47 Content Outline What Is Propping & Needling (00:00) Propping & Needling…

Earthwork Retaining Solutions – Part 2 – Sheet Piles, Trench Boxes & L Walls

22nd October 2021
The second review of the design considerations for different types of temporary earth retaining solutions. The webinar looks at the different types of temporary earth retaining structures, focusing on practical demonstrations of the implementation of sheet piles, trench boxes and L walls. Webinar Overview Panelists: Joshua Martin (Andun Engineering Consultants) Date: 22nd…

Tower Crane Base Design Webinar Recording

26th September 2021
Tower Crane Base Design Webinar Recording Panelists - Angus Holdsworth and David StevensDuration - 23:14 A review of the tower crane base design process and the associated design considerations of the different types of tower cranes. The types of tower crane are discussed during the webinar A-Frame tower crane Flat top cranes…

MAN Gas Holder Demolition – Jackson Street

14th August 2021
MAN Gas Holder Demolition – Jackson Street A look at the temporary works and demolition engineering involved in the demolition of the Jackson Street MAN Gas Holder. This session was recorded as part of our Tmporary Works CPD webinar series

Demolition Of LPS Structures CPD Webinar Recording

29th January 2021
Demolition Of LPS Structures CPD Webinar Recording Recording of our CPD webinar reviewing the demolition engineering process for LPS structure demolition. Including the risk factors of latent defects and disproportionate collapse mechanism.

Demolition Of Prestressed Structures – CPD Webinar

30th October 2020
Demolition Of Prestressed Structures – CPD Webinar Andun Engineering Consultants have been involved in the demolition engineering for the demolition of post tensioned structures on a number of high profile projects in recent years. This webinar provides an overview of the design methodology considerations when demolishing a prestressed structure. This…
Basement Temporary Works Webinar Recording

Basement Temporary Works

20th October 2020
Basement Temporary Works Panelists - Joshua Martin and Angus Holdsworth Duration - 30:06 A look at the different temporary works required during the creation or extension of a basement and the design challenges they can present. This includes what happens when basement construction takes place without adequate temporary works, particularly…

Temporary Works Q & A Panel Recordings

25th September 2020
Temporary Works Q & A Panel Recordings Andun have hosted two Temporary Works Q & A panel webinars with industry speakers. These sessions are audience led with the panel moving between a wide range of topics including the different roles and responsibilities within Temporary Works. Speakers have included Angus Holdsworth…

Temporary Works Case Study – Gramophone Works

14th August 2020
Temporary Works Case Study – Gramophone Works This video is a video case study of the Temporary Works designs as part of the Grammaphone Works redevelopment in London.

Birmingham New Street Temporary Works CPD Case Study

25th June 2020
Birmingham New Street Temporary Works CPD Case Study Birmingham New Street station is one of the busiest in the UK and is used by 140,000 passengers a day; approximately double the number the station was originally designed to deal with when it was rebuilt in 1967. The redevelopment works were…

Flyover Demolition – Churchill Way Case Study Recording

15th June 2020
Flyover Demolition – Churchill Way Case Study Recording Recording of the Churchill Way Flyover Demolition Case Study delivered as part of the Temporary Works CPD Webinar series. This case study focuses on the demolition engineering and associated temporary works design of two flyovers in central Liverpool.  A highly complex project with a…

Bridge Demolition CPD Webinar

29th May 2020
Bridge Demolition CPD Webinar A case study-driven bridge demolition CPD webinar that provides an overview of the constraints and methodologies for bridge demolition projects. Site constraints discussed include possession time, services, existing structures, weight restrictions, ground conditions, rivers and estuaries, plant access restrictions. The bridge demolition methods covered include Cut…

Demolition Case Study – Gas Holder Demolition – Webinar Recording

22nd May 2020
Demolition Case Study – Gas Holder Demolition – Webinar Recording Recording of an overview of Andun Engineering Consultants temporary works design and demolition engineering services provided for gas holder demolition projects across the UK. Delivered by AEC Managing Director Angus Holdsworth as part of our 10 week CPD webinar series…

Facade Retention – Majestic Leeds

19th May 2020
Facade Retention – Majestic Leeds Case study of the facade retention scheme concept development of the Majestic in Leeds. This session was delivered as part of our Temporary Works CPD webinar series
Temporary Works Webinar on The Procedural Control Of Temporary Works

Procedural Control Of Temporary Works – Ray Filip

15th May 2020
Procedural Control Of Temporary Works - Ray Filip Guest Speaker: Ray Filip Duration - 50:11 Ray Filip, author of Temporary Works: Principles of Design and construction delivers an overview of the procedural control of Temporary Works. With more than 32 years of experience in Temporary works Ray covers the updates…

Bridge Maintenance Temporary Access

7th May 2020
Bridge Maintenance Temporary Access Guest Speaker: Malachy Ryan Duration - 29:15 Director of the Temporary Works Forum (TWf) Malachy Ryan of Alan White Design delivers a presentation on the challenges and risks associated with bridge maintenance temporary access. Starting by looking at the history of how maintenance access such as…

Temporary Works In A Rail Environment – Webinar Recording

7th May 2020
Temporary Works In A Rail Environment – Webinar Recording This CPD webinar by Andun Engineering Consultants, Managing Director, Angus Holdsworth focuses on Temporary Works In A Rail Environment. This webinar looks at Why are Rail Temporary Works Different Network Rail Roles, Forms and Processes Temporary Works Checking Rail demolition

Willesden Crane Movement & Dismantling Case Study – Webinar Recording

1st May 2020
Willesden Crane Movement & Dismantling Case Study – Webinar Recording This case study webinar looked at the movement and dismantling of two 22-metre high gantry cranes in Willesden as part of HS2. The cranes each weighing up to 290 tonnes – each had to be lifted and moved up to…

Checking Temporary Works – Webinar Recording

1st May 2020
Checking Temporary Works – Webinar Recording The checking of temporary works is a vital part of the temporary works design process. This CPD webinar presented by Andun Engineering Consultants, Managing Director, Angus Holdsworth looks at the importance of checking temporary works and the processes involved. Why do we check Temporary…

Temporary Works For Demolition CPD Webinar Recording

24th April 2020
Temporary Works For Demolition CPD Webinar Recording Temporary Works For Demolition was the second webinar in our series of CPD webinars delivered during lockdown. Delivered by Andun Engineering Consultants, Managing Director, Angus Holdsworth. The webinar is a review of the role of temporary works during demolition engineering. Temporary Works For…

Demolition Case Study – Waterloo Station – Webinar Recording

20th April 2020
Demolition Case Study – Waterloo Station – Webinar Recording Andun Engineering Consultants provided temporary works design for an award-winning demolition project at London Waterloo railway station. This case study delivered as part of our free Temporary Works CPD webinar series during lockdown was delivered by the head of Andun’s Midland…

Temporary Works For The Construction Industry – CPD Webinar Recording

17th April 2020
Temporary Works For The Construction Industry – CPD Webinar Recording The first webinar in our Temporary Works CPD webinar series was an overview of temporary works for the construction industry. Presented by Andun Engineering Consultants, Managing Director, Angus Holdsworth it is aimed to provide insight to construction professionals on the…