Archive for March 2013

27March2013

Box Culvert Design – Design Engineer Video Blog 10

This week, Steve explains the basic load requirement to design a box culvert – Self weight of precast box culvert, vertical weight such as fill as most box culverts are buried and earth pressure. He briefly explains vehicular, pedestrian loads including braking or tracking load detail.

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  • Posted by Gillian Murtagh  Posted on 27 Mar 2013  0 Comments
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26March2013

Concrete Storage Tanks for Lower Melville Wood

Shay Murtagh recently manufactured and installed two significant post-tensioned concrete storage tanks at Lower Melville Wood Landfill, Ladybank, Scotland on behalf of Tal Civil Engineering and end client Fife Council, Scotland. The two storage tanks were part of a new Leachate Treatment Plant.

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19March2013

Bridge Beams for Newmains Underbridge M9 Junction

Shay Murtagh Precast were contracted to design, manufacture and deliver precast concrete bridge beams for Newmains Underbridge on the Forth Replacement Crossing – M9 Junction 1A Project in Scotland. The client was Transport Scotland and the contractor was SRB Civil Engineering Ltd.

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13March2013

Application of Concrete Box Culverts – Design Engineer Video Blog 8

Application of Concrete Box Culverts This week, Steve explains the typical steps in design of precast concrete box culverts by variance in application, relevant code and details fundamental steps, defining load and its effects, define of reinforcement and thickness of slab and walls.

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11March2013

Ecocem France Team Tour Shay Murtagh Precast Plant

As part of a visit to Ireland, Ecocem France Team and Customers took the opportunity to visit the Shay Murtagh Precast factory on Friday 8th March. Led by Michel Pigeat – MD Ecocem France, Philippe Malfait – Sales Manager Ecocem France and Murielle Janin – Marketing Manager Ecocem France.  

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06March2013

Box Culverts Joints – Design Engineer Video Blog 7

Steve explains the purpose of a box culvert’s joints, involving sheer connection and project transportation. He also details the differential settlement on installation and sealant.

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05March2013

Railtex Exhibition 2013

From the 30th April to 2nd May 2013 Shay Murtagh Precast will be exhibiting at Earls Court, London for RAILTEX 2013. This is a favourite exhibition of ours, and we have been part of this biennial show for a number of years. This year we invite you to meet with our skilled team to discuss

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