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Engineers Ireland Geotechnical Seminar

Apr 29, 2014

Byrne Looby’s John O’Connor gave a presentation on the STEP project in Abu Dhabi to special half day Geotechncial Engineering Seminar at Engineers Ireland on Thursday 24thApril. The Event was organised by the Geotechnical Society and included a series of lectures on a range of geotechnical topics.

The event was very well attended with close to full capacity in the Clyde Road lecture theatre. A number of the staff from the Dublin Geotechnical group also attended this CPD event.

The following presentations were given at the event:

Annual invited guest lecture:
Dr Chris Menkiti (Geotechnical Consulting Group)
‘The Crossrail Project – Overview and Geotechnical Practice’

 Dr David Gill (AGL Consulting)
‘Geotechnical Properties of the Dublin Port Clay’

Dr Paul Doherty (Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions) & JohnDonohoe (Powergen, Bord na Móna)
‘Geotechnical Challenges for Shallow Foundations supporting wind turbines’ 

John O’Connor (Byrne Looby Partners)
Geotechnical Risk Management on STEP Project in Abu Dhabi

 

A summary of John’s presentation will be included in the next issue of the Engineer’s Journal. The event poster can be viewed here.