May 2018

IABSE Conference, Kuala Lumpur, April 25 - 27 2018

Vardy Jones, Managing Director of Rendel, presented at last month’s IABSE Conference - Engineering the Developing World – in Malaysia.

Vardy’s paper, titled “The realisation of the 6.2km long Padma Multipurpose Road and Rail Bridge in Bangladesh”, describes the background and historical setting of the bridge and Rendel’s extensive role in the project, including the pre-feasibility study in 1999 through to erection supervision.

Rendel is acting as the management support consultant to the Bangladesh Bridge Authority  for the bridge, which is currently being built by China Major Bridge Engineering Company Ltd.

The paper was co-authored with Md Shafiqul Islam, the Project Director for the Bangladesh Bridge Authority, Ronnie Halliday and Mike King of Rendel, who are both working on-site in Bangladesh.

Read the paper here