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Jan202011
Eadon have designed new Ekki timber lock gates to replace those at Netham Lock on the Feeder Canal Following their work on Junction Lock Swing Bridge at Bristol Docks, Eadon have designed new Ekki timber lock gates to replace those at Netham Lock on the Feeder Canal. The Feeder canal is the inland link between the River Avon and Bristol’s famous floating harbour which dates back to 1809. The gates… Read More...

Posted in: Lock Gates, Waterways

Jan182011
Solidworks image of Killaloe Canal Lock Flow Gates One of the major elements of the Waterways Ireland Project to repair and widen the walls of the Killaloe Canal and install Flow Control Gates has passed a significant milestone with the completion of the fabrication of the flow control gates and stop logs. The fabrications are now being painted prior to being delivered to site for the structural… Read More...

Posted in: Lock Gates, Waterways

Nov122010
Christopher Simm joins Eadon having spent the last 2 years working as a contract Senior Project Engineer for various independent design consultancies. Prior to this he worked for Arup USA in Boston, Massachusetts, following 3 years at White Young Green Plc as a Structural Engineer. Chris studied Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Sheffield, and has extensive experience in civil… Read More...

Posted in: Eadon Staff

Nov 12010
The new Riverdale swing bridge in Northwich is nearing completion; the mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems are installed and have been commissioned ready for hand over to the client once the rest of the works are complete. Eadon carried out the detailed design of the counterweight lifting mechanism, tail wheels and horizontal pivots for this unusual footbridge.  For more information regarding… Read More...

Posted in: Bridges, Movable Bridges, Moving Bridges

Oct282010
Eadon have recently completed the detailed design and analysis of a series of stop logs and associated grapple beam for stop log removal for a pumping station in the Sudan.    Photo: Tema Engineering Photo: Tema Engineering For more information regarding our detailed design and analysis services or to discuss your requirements, please telephone 0114 399 0400 or email us. Read More...

Posted in: Waterways

Oct262010
Media City Swing Bridge   Earlier in 2010 Eadon carried out an independent design verification of the spherical bearings found at the bottom of each mast of the new Media City swing bridge in Salford.   The Media City bridge is nearing completion with the bridge now installed on top of the main pivot.  Read More...
Aug302010
Eadon Consulting’s extensive experience of designing water way control structures is now being drawn upon by Waterways Ireland for their new Killaloe Canal flow gates projects. The combined experience of Eadon Consulting’s staff involves a number of firsts for waterways structures as well as innovative approaches to lock gate design. Whilst head design engineer at Mandall Engineering, Dave Price designed… Read More...

Posted in: Lock Gates, Waterways

Aug192010
The Riversdale Swing Bridge project has taken a step closer to completion. Some of the main mechanical pieces of equipment have been fabricated and are awaiting the application of the surface protection system.  Eadon were appointed by Movetech UK to carry out the design of the mechanical equipment associated with a counter weight lifting mechanism, the tail wheels and track and the horizontal bearings… Read More...

Posted in: Bridges, Movable Bridges, Moving Bridges

Jul 52010
Engineering design consultancy Eadon Consulting has announced the appointment of Ian Hylands as the company’s new senior engineer. Ian joins Eadon from Atkins, where he was an engineering consultant within its nuclear group, following three years at MG Bennett & Associates. Ian studied engineering at Cambridge University, and has extensive experience in horizontal directional drilling and structural… Read More...

Posted in: Eadon Staff

May192010
Eadon are pleased to confirm the recent news that HOCHTIEF UK have been successful with their tender for the construction of the Twin Sails Bridge, Poole, Dorset. The Twin Sails project involves the construction of a second bridge in Poole Harbour, the crossing will have a moving section in the form of two bascule (lifting) spans in the middle to allow for the passage of boats. The suggestion of a… Read More...

Posted in: Bridges, Movable Bridges, Moving Bridges

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