Richard Kennedy

DYWIDAG Systems International

Richard Kennedy is DYWIDAG’s UK Technical Manager for Slope Stabilisation Systems. Having qualified as a Civil Engineer Richard has spent the last 10 years working for specialist material suppliers and contractors in the Geotechnical Engineering sector. Richard has experience as both a designer and Project Manager having been involved in or associated with works as part of Cross Rail, 2012 Olympic Park Development and Hinkley Point C. At DYWIDAG Richard is involved in the development of new systems such as DYWIDAG’s New Safety Fence which provides low energy impact fencing for temporary works and their HCR Stainless Steel Bar.

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Slope Stabilisation in Marine Environments – The Cambrian Campaign West Wales

DYWIDAG supply a wide range of geotechnical systems used in slope stabilisation. This talk focuses on a series of rock faces stabilised on the west cost of Wales for Network Rail. In order to minimise maintenance and provide a 120-year design life in this marine environment a fully stainless system was required. Utilising DYWIDAG’s HCR Stainless Steel Threadbar and Geobrugg Stainless Steel Tecco, framework contractor Alun Griffiths carried out rock bolting on a series of faces along the route.