Project management


The Project Management society is a special interest group for engineers involved in project management in a range of industries, providing CPD and networking events for engineers.


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Brooklyn Bridge construction: overcoming the odds

  Author: Sean Brady, managing director, Brady Heywood forensic and investigative structural engineering services It became known as the People’s Day. From early morning on 24 May 1883, crowds began to descend on New York and Brooklyn (1). Over 50,000 people arrived into the city by train, with a similar number arriving by boat. By noon, all the hotels had sold out. It was a clear, sunny day and the East River was thronged with boats waiting for the spectacle that was about to unfold. ...

Brooklyn Bridge construction: turning tragedy into triumph

  Author: Sean Brady, managing director, Brady Heywood forensic and investigative structural engineering services The winter of 1852 was particularly bitter in New York City (1). For days, the frozen East River paralysed ferry traffic between Manhattan and Brooklyn. On one ferry – stranded for hours in the freezing, foggy haze – John Roebling, a bridge engineer, stood beside his 15-year-old son, Washington. Staring at the silhouetted hulks, Roebling would conceive of a bridge to cross ...

The importance of stakeholder and community engagement in engineering projects

  [caption id="attachment_19606" align="alignright" width="277"] Billy Morrissey BE LLM CEng MIEI FCIArb MtCI MIAgrE[/caption] Author: Billy Morrissey BE LLM CEng MIEI FCIArb MtCI MIAgrE The importance of effective stakeholder and community engagement in the planning and implementation of projects necessitates an understanding of dealing with host communities and key stakeholders, particularly those who represent a perceived threat to your project. This is often a dilemma for project ...

Is there a disconnect between project managers and teams?

  Author: Justine Butler CEng MIEI, senior process engineer, DPS Engineering Having recently completed a Diploma in Project Management, I wanted to investigate if the theoretical concept of successful project management is practised. An anonymous survey was sent to project managers (PM) and project team members (PTM) working on engineering projects both in the private and public sector. Some 44 project managers and 31 team members completed the survey. The results were reviewed to ...

Engineering in conflict areas - an Irish company in Afghanistan

  Author: Pat Moriarty BE, CEng, MIEI, director, CDGA Engineering Consultants Ltd In September 2010, CDGA Engineering Consultants was awarded a Capacity Building Consultancy contract by Afghanistan Small & Medium Enterprise Development (ASMED) to provide training in a range of construction management skills in areas such as contract management, cost control, project management, health and safety protocols, construction safety and construction quality assurance. ASMED was managed by ...

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