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Lord Mair presents Dr Fathi Tarada with ICE Fellowship Award

Lord Robert Mair, president of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), presented an ICE Fellowship Award to Dr Fathi Tarada at a ceremony in the ICE's London headquarters. Fellowship, the ICE's highest grade of membership, is for engineers and technicians who have made a big contribution to the profession, and who are known and respected in the industry for their expertise.

Innovative Fire Protection for Conwy Tunnel Joints Installed

The element and dilation joints in the Conwy Tunnel, an immersed tube tunnel in North Wales, have been protected with an innovative design of fire protection that accounts for the seasonal movements of the structure and the misalignments of the element edges. The secrets of the innovative design are revealed in Mosen Ltd's technical paper to be presented at the International Symposium on Tunnel Safety and Security in March 2018.

Active or passive fire protection for tunnels?

Following the ITA's publication of the latest edition of the "Structural Fire Protection For Road Tunnels", the Tunnelling Journal has published an article on the choices facing tunnel designers and operators regarding active and passive fire protection measures. The article can be downloaded here.