The second technical meeting of the Yorkshire Branch for the 2016-17 season was held at the usual venue of the Bridge Inn, Wetherby where the branch welcomed Robin Piper of Bell Plant for a talk on the technical improvements to mobile plant.
The Scottish Branch continued its 2016-17 technical evening calendar on Tuesday 11th October at the Stirling Court Hotel. The presentation entitled “A Practical Application of Reg 40” was given by Colin Nottage of Influential Management Group (IMG).
The first technical evening of the season commenced with a strong turnout for ‘Spill Prepared or Ill Prepared?’ Presented in two parts by Mark Neale of Eco Spill Ltd and Mark Stead of Paul Vaines Engineering Services.
The Scottish Branch started its 2016-17 technical evening calendar on Tuesday 13th September at the Stirling Court Hotel.
David Bamber, Alistair Campbell and Hugh Moore of Scania provided the January technical evening for the Scottish Branch, with a presentation covering Diesel Engine Developments. The evening was supported with an excellent turnout of 35 members and guests.
On 8th March 2016, Adrian Wilkinson, Managing Director and UAV Pilot at QuarryDesign gave a highly visual presentation on “Drones, the law and the benefits.
The Derbyshire branch welcomed HSE inspector Richard Noble, who took us on a journey back in time with his presentation ‘Reflections of my Employment with the HSE’.
The Scottish Branch continued its 2015-16 technical evening calendar on Tuesday 8th March at a joint meeting with the Mining Institute of Scotland, held at the Garvock House Hotel, Dunfermline.
The final meeting of 2015 for the Yorkshire Branch was held at the Bridge Inn, Wetherby attracting a large attendance to hear Brian Bell of BT Bell Consulting Engineers give a talk on Structural Inspections.
The West of England branch welcomed David Anderson, Bridge Master for Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge over the River Avon in Bristol to give an outline history of both the bridge and the work going on today to maintain it as an important link for traffic across the Avon Gorge.