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JULY 2019:  NEW STAFF MEMBER

QuadConsult Limited are delighted to announce that Malek Mansour has joined the team as a Year Out Student Engineer.  Originally from the Middle East, Malek began his career working on construction sites for commercial and residential projects in Kuwait. In this position he was able to develop project management skills, as well as advancing his knowledge on integrated engineering design.

Two years ago Malek moved to the UK and is now on track to complete his MEng in Civil Engineering at Cardiff University. In his free time Malek enjoys playing football, watching sports and travelling.

 

JULY 2019:   CHARITY GOLF EVENT

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Two teams mustered by QuadConsult Limited took a spirited part in The Brain Tumour Charity’s golf day at Cardiff Golf Club.  Organised by Carston Chartered Accountants to raise much-needed funds for research, staff members and guests of QuadConsult Limited had a fun (if slightly wet) day outdoors.  Pictured above at the QuadConsult Limited sponsored 7th Hole are Steve McCarthy (Director) and Hadleigh Hobbs (Project Engineer) with one of their guests, Dave Jones of Barratt David Wilson Homes.

 

MAY 2019:   SPONSORSHIP

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QuadConsult Limited are very pleased to have been a T-shirt sponsor for the Taylor Wimpey Challenge 2019.  Taylor Wimpey are a long-standing client of QuadConsult Limited, and teams conquered the Brecon Beacons on foot and on bike, between them tramping over 650km and peddling over 250 miles.  Altogether, £205,000 was raised for Youth Adventure Trust.  Well done to all involved!

 

MAY 2019:   CYCLING SUCCESS

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‘West is Best’ – it most certainly is when it comes to countryside views and brutal climbs on a bike! The 2019 edition of the Tour of Pembrokeshire promised to be another tough day in the saddle and it did not disappoint.  QuadConsult Limited sponsored Milk and Bananas Cycling Club, including Project Engineer Rhys Pugh, were amongst the many enthusiasts to brave the course, finishing in very respectful times. A fantastic event enjoyed by all in the sunshine – the first of many to look forward to this year.

 

APRIL 2019:   NEW STAFF MEMBER

QuadConsult Limited are pleased to announce that Flavio Chiappalone has joined the team as Graduate Engineer.  Flavio completed his MSc in Building Engineering and Construction at the  University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’ in 2014.  Following his graduation he obtained the Italian Civil and Structural Engineering license.

Flavio then decided to move to the UK, and worked for about two years for a Civil and Structural Engineering consultancy in Leicestershire, where he developed CAD skills, gained knowledge of residential development schemes, and worked on commercial and industrial building projects.  After that, he attended an MSc in Project Management and obtained accreditations from Project Management Institutions (PMI and IPMA).  Later he joined a Structural Engineering consultancy in West Sussex as Graduate Structural Engineer, focusing on the design of residential buildings, and acquiring experience using software such as TEDDS and S-FRAME.  In his spare time Flavio enjoys practicing sports, travelling and learning languages.

 

JANUARY 2019:   MAJOR HOUSE BUILDING PROJECT

QuadConsult Limited has been commissioned to undertake all the drainage and highway design for a major housing development in Chepstow, South Wales.  The forty-five acre brownfield site on the banks of the River Wye is being developed by Barratt Homes, a long-standing client, and construction is due to start in summer.  The commission involves all the drainage and highway design for the 345 house site, and includes deepening the road under the site access tunnel which runs under a mainline railway line.

A press article with more details can be read here

 

JULY 2018:   CONSTRUCTING EXCELLENCE AWARD

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QuadConsult Limited is delighted that the Constructing Excellence Civils Project of the Year 2018 for Wales has been awarded to Jones Bros & Balfour Beatty Joint Venture for the Vattenfall Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project.  QuadConsult Limited has had a long-standing involvement with this 228MW, 76 turbine, wind energy project, which is the largest in Wales and England.  Director Chris Usher has been the CDM Co-ordinator/Principal Designer throughout, and Principal Engineer Meurig Hughes undertook the role of  Resident Engineer during the construction.  Meurig (far left in the photo) represented the company at the dinner for over 500 industry professionals at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport when the award was announced and presented.  More details of the project can be seen on the Pen y Cymoedd project page.