Tower crane foundation and tie design

Join us for this pre-recorded webinar discussing CIRIA's updated guidance: Tower crane foundation and tie design (C761). This update aims to demonstrate how to ensure the safe design of tower cranes in compliance with Eurocodes.

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The CIRIA guide 'Tower crane stability (C654)' published in 2006 promoted the safe design of foundations for, and use of, tower cranes through an improved understanding of temporary works design, and health and safety issues. However, since then, significant factors affecting the design of tower cranes have changed. These include:

the implementation of Eurocodes and withdrawal of certain relevant
British Standards
the introduction of design standards which include wind maps and directional
application of wind, resulting in additional load cases
the loads: those provided by suppliers are provided in a format not envisaged by the
2006 guidance.

This update aims to demonstrate how to ensure the safe design of tower cranes in response to changes post-2006. The guide will also highlight the potential for catastrophic events and reference the need for appropriate risk management activity, in light of a series of relevant accidents to tower cranes. The update is intended for clients, property owners, project managers, designers, contractors and crane suppliers.

The guidance is available for purchase via the CIRIA bookshop.

Why attend
Learn about the detail of CIRIA’s updated guidance on Tower Crane Stability
Hear from the author team behind the guidance

11:00 Welcome and introduction
11:05 Overview of CIRIA Tower Crane Foundation and Tie Design (C761)
Tim Watson, Construction Plant Association
11:20 Calculation of loads
Stuart Marchand, Wentworth House Partnership
11:35 Temporary Works for Cranage for High Rise Construction James McFarlane, Laing O’Rourke 11:50 Q&A 12:30 Closing remarks
Who should attend Clients, property owners, project managers, designers, contractors and crane suppliers
When Wednesday 20 January 2021 11:00 - 12:00
Fees CIRIA members Free Non-members £35.00 + VAT
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20/01/2021 - 20/01/2021

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