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Iron and Steel: Conservation of Ireland’s Structural Heritage


Wednesday, May 30, 2018


9.00am – 16.00pm


22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4


Early Bird : €195 (The IEI member rate also applies to members of the RIAI & the Building Limes Forum)

Event Information

RIAI Members , please contact the CPD Training Team on 01-6651305, or email cpdtraining@engineersireland.ie to secure a place.

Taking place at: Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

6 CPD Points: 

Seminar Overview

This annual event will bring together conservation industry experts and their extensive knowledge on the theme of structural iron and steel. It will explore the engineering history of iron and steel, as well as the design and use of iron  and steel to date. It will focus on technical assessments and the practicalities of conservation repair. A number of case
studies will provide detailed examples of successes and lessons learned on iron and steel conservation projects in
Seminar Programme

  • Dermot O Dwyer, Associate Professor, Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineer, Trinity College Dublin ‘History of the design and use of Iron and Steel elements in Engineering’
  • Dermot Nolan, Conservation Consultant, Dermot Nolan and Associates Ltd. ‘Application of Conservation Principles to working with Historic Ironwork’
  • Simon Clarke, Partner and Metallurgical Consultant, Sandburg Consultants (UK), ‘Metallurgy and testing of historic iron and steel’
  • John Casey, Director, CORA Consulting Engineers. ‘Case Study – The CHQ building, formerly known as the Stack A building’
  • Lisa Edden – Consulting Structural Engineer, CORA Consulting Engineers ‘Case Study – The Guinness bridge at the Strawberry Beds’
  • Enda Mc Kenna, General Manager, McFarlands Associates Ltd. ‘Case Study - Long Term Protection of Steel Framed Structures using Cathodic Protection’

Plus more speakers to be announced soon.

Who should attend?
This one day seminar would be of interest to any engineer, building professional or archaeologists working with iron and steelwork structures.

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