Engineering Design Consultants
Aug102017
Over the next few months we'll be taking a look at the extra knowledge our Engineers have gained through working on some of our high profile projects. This month Ian Hylands talks about impact analysis. “Recently Eadon were asked to provide substantiation for a floor structure in a nuclear facility.  The floor was mechanised to allow it to retract, facilitating access to a maintenance pit below. … Read More...
Aug 42017
Eadon Consulting has won funding from the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and the UK’s Innovation Agency, Innovate UK, to develop an innovative system for nuclear decommissioning.  The “Integrated Innovation for Nuclear Decommissioning” competition is specifically aimed at unlocking the potential of specialist small engineering companies, to tackle the £85Billion challenge of decommissioning the… Read More...

Posted in: nuclear, innovate UK, Sellafield, decommissioning, Innovation

Jul272017
As part of our on going series on what the Eadon team get up to out of hours Piers and Simon talk through their interest in rowing: 06:00 alarm clocks!  Gliding along on a mirror flat reservoir high up in the peak district.  Racing alongside other boats, putting every ounce of effort into moving your boat as fast as you can towards the finish line as the sun just peaks above the Dam wall.  We appreciate… Read More...

Posted in: Out of hours, rowing, team work

Jun302017
Thanks to an IMechE visit, part of Eadon was doing a tour of Hope Cement Work last night. Hope Cement Work is the largest independent cement works in the UK and it is operating in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Eadon closely looked at the entire process: from the aggregates extracted from the quarries to the final powder of cement. There was a stunning view of the Hope Valley from the… Read More...

Posted in: IMEchE, site visit, Hope Cement Works

Jun262017
In the second of our pieces looking at what our staff get up to away from the office, Senior Engineer Andrew Bilsborrow talks about his passion, riding and building BMX jumps. Ever since I can remember I’ve always loved riding bikes. Mountain bikes, road bikes and even just commuting if it’s got two wheels and some pedals I’m hooked, but the thing I’ve always enjoyed the most is BMX. As soon as I… Read More...
Jun232017
As part of Women in Engineering day we asked one of our female engineers, Consuelo Bottamedi, to give us a brief summary of her work whilst at Eadon and what being an engineer means to her: “Engineering allows me to see my ideas becoming real. It gives me the opportunity to add my contribution to society by being part of a field that affects our lives in countless ways.  In particular, working at… Read More...
Jun222017
Historically the nuclear industry has been a sector widely dominated by a male workforce and, although attitudes and perceptions are gradually changing, in 2016 women still only filled around 20% of all nuclear roles in the UK. Eadon Consulting’s company ethos is to continue to build a diverse and talented workforce. The bespoke design consultancy, who are based at the prestigious Advanced Manufacturing… Read More...

Posted in: Nuclear, Women in Engineering

Jun 92017
The past year has seen another wave of staff development at Eadon Consulting, with both Gareth Uglow and Consuelo Bottamedi achieving Chartered status through the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Since achieving his Chartered status, Gareth has acted as project lead on development of the design for the access gantries for the Forth Road Bridge, as well as supporting the design for a set of tidal… Read More...
May192017
Eadon Consulting have been exploring what it means to collaborate and be truly innovative in Engineering, at a number of events organised by the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE). At the international conference in Bath we took part in sessions exploring conceptual design, and listened to fascinating key note addresses showcasing the work of Foster + Partners… Read More...

Posted in: IABSE Colabouration Innovation ideas engineering design

Mar162017
Over the next few months we'll be taking a look at the extra knowledge our Engineers have gained through working on some of our high profile projects. This month Director James Hill talks about an objects behaviour during an earthquake. 'This month I’ve been learning about predicting how an object that isn’t tied down will react during an earthquake.  I’ve been interested in knowing how much it might… Read More...
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