Author: Eatherley, M J
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Eatherley, M J
This paper describes the design and construction of a five-storey underground car park in New Palace Yard in the immediate vicinity of the historic Palace of Westminster and the Parliament buildings. L.R. Creasy and W.V. Zinn
The paper describes the construction at Ardyne Point, Argyll, Scotland, of the first gravity concrete structure to be built in Scotland for the North Sea oil and gas fields, Gas Treatment Platform 1 for the Frigg Fieldof Elf-Norge A/S. Brief descriptions of the Frigg Field and of the basic structure are given and the environmental conditions for which it has been designed. J.A. Derrington
Lack of dissemination of information about the publication by BSI of new structural standards and amendments to those has been the subject of complaint to this column on more than one occasion. Mr. C. Osgerby raises the issue again and makes an ingenious suggestion : You recently referred to an amendment to BS449 and in doing so highlighted the difficulty that engineers have in finding out if Codes and BS have recently been amended. The situation would seem to be that no one will accept the responsibility of informing (or of failing to inform) members of such amendments. I would like to suggest a possible solution. Verulam