Crane count Dublin Ireland

Crane count Dublin Ireland

Today there was 16 cranes in view from our survey vantage point outside the Gibson hotel.  We are continuing our monitoring survey on behalf of  Bennett Construction on the area of ground west of the Gibson Hotel.  Using our TS15i with a Rothbucher prism and resumption point system.  The city seems to be growing again.  It is being watered by money from investors hungry to take advantage of a booming market. So what you can see is the Capital Dock buildings being built by Sisk for developers Kennedy Wilson.  This is a set…Read more
Point Campus Survey Monitoring Dublin, Ireland.

Point Campus Survey Monitoring Dublin, Ireland.

            David Whelan Enterprises was tasked with monitoring ground movements on the new Point Campus Student Accommodation site for Bennett Construction through Environmental Measurements and Walmac. We worked along with engineering consultancy Arup and project managers KSN Project Management to keep disturbance of existing business surrounding the site to a minimum. We installed 16 Monitoring studs to measure movement in level and 2 prisms.  The prisms were installed using the Rothbucher resumption point and rotatable prism system. Instruments used: Leica TS15i 1" robotic total station. NA2 Level with parallel plate micrometer.…Read more
Pile cap survey monitoring 20m from River Liffey

Pile cap survey monitoring 20m from River Liffey

David Whelan Enterprises Survey Monitoring of Pile Caps This was a monitoring job for PJ Edwards.  Our task was to carry out survey monitoring of Pile caps along the river Liffey and canal sides of Capital Dock Development, Dublin.  This was an interesting and sometimes arduous task due to on-going demolition.Read more
Diageo (Home of Guinness, St James’ Gate Dublin) David Whelan Enterprises for Dunwoody and Dobson

Diageo (Home of Guinness, St James’ Gate Dublin) David Whelan Enterprises for Dunwoody and Dobson

This was setting out engineering at it's most simple. Yet it had to be right within this small enclosed space.  We used a Leica L4P1 supplied by Dave Dolan of Levelling Equipment Services in Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland.  This is a multi-line laser which allows for quick set out in tight spaces. We had to find the centre of the lifting hook (see top photo) which had to be then centred on a centrifugal machine which, simply, separates yeast from beer.  Very interesting but also very noisy.  Double hearing protection was required at all…Read more