Archive for April 2013

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24April2013

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme

Following the successful rigorous assessment carried out on 22 October 2012, we are delighted to inform you that Shay Murtagh Precast is now a FORS Bronze accredited company. The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is an accreditation scheme that aims to improve freight delivery in London and throughout the UK. Its purpose is to raise

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17April2013

Design Engineer Video Blog Question 13

Steve briefly explains the layout, structure and detail included for bridge beam design as based on our manual launched in 2011. He also points out significant areas to be noted such as the Designers Checklist.

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16April2013

RDS Dublin Horse show – Shay Murtagh Precast

Vivienne Murtagh the Shay Murtagh Precast Health and Safety Manager as part of the Mullingar Riding Club Team took first prize in the Association of Riding Clubs All Ireland Show Jumping Final in August last at the RDS Dublin Horse show.

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13April2013

Bridge Deck Unit for Irish Rail – UB168

This project consisted of the manufacture of a bridge deck unit, two bedstones and five ballast containers for UB168. The deck unit was 5.17m wide by 10.55m long with a 475mm deep slab and 500mm wide parapets. It was cast as a single monolithic unit and weighed 89T. The bedstones weighed 28.4T and were cast

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03April2013

Concrete Box Culverts – Design Engineer Video Blog 11

This week, Steve takes a look at the different ways to optimise box culvert design such as exposure class, cover to reinforcement and the detail of waterproofing. Also the use of high grade high strength concrete and its effect on stress limit checks.

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