Bangladesh Bridge Authority in London

From left to right: Mr Md Mostofa Haider, Assistant Engineer on PMBP; Mr Dewan Md Adbul Kader, Executive Engineer – Main Bridge on the PMBP; Mr Keith Taylor, Director at Rendel; The Rt Hon Rushanara Ali MP UK Trade Envoy to Bangladesh; Mr Md Kamruzzaman, Deputy Project Director (Technical) on the PMBP.

Rendel has been pleased to welcome to London three guests from the Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) for whom Rendel are working on the Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project (PMBP). The BBA team was based in the Rendel office for two weeks for the technology transfer/training aspect of the services that Rendel is undertaking for the Padma Bridge project, with emphasis on the design of deep-piled foundations.

Senior representatives of Rendel presented the methods used in determining geotechnical ground profiles and developing the geotechnical parameters that are used in pile design, including familiarisation with pile analysis software.

During their stay, the BBA team was also visited the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Thames Barrier and met with the UK Trade Envoy to Bangladesh, the Rt Hon Rushanara Ali MP, where trade links between the UK and Bangladesh were discussed.

Rendel is providing Managing Support Consultancy in association with BCL Associated Ltd of Bangladesh, Padeco Co. Ltd of Japan and Katahira & Engineers International of Japan.

From left to right: Mr Dewan Md Adbul Kader, Executive Engineer – Main Bridge on the PMBP; Mr Md Mostofa Haider, Assistant Engineer on PMBP; Mr Toru Higuchi, Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Rendel; Mr Keith Taylor, Director at Rendel; Mr Md Kamruzzaman, Deputy Project Director (Technical) on the PMBP