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This is a vision of the future of the European construction industry to which all members of the Institution might well be expected to aspire: ‘...high in public esteem, applying the best technology to improve Europe’s landscape and living environment, building beautiful buildings and creating towns in which people are happy to live and work, providing good and affordable housing and efficient uncongested infrastructure.’
The text of the address given by the President, Professor Patrick Dowling, FEng, at the Institution's Annual Dinner at Guildhall, City of London, on 12 May 1995, in response to the toast to the Institution proposed by Lord Williams of Elvel. My Lords, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, I hesitate to start my speech this evening on a sombre note but at 7 o’clock this morning my wife, Grace, whom many of you know is a doctor, after much agonizing, diagnosed me as suffering from a highly contagious disease and one which is rare in her experience. She attributes this disease directly to my seven months’ service as President and I have to tell you she holds the Institution of Structural Engineers responsible for if. It is, in fact, foot and mouth disease.
The paper reports on the use of resin injection to repair an impact-damaged motorway bridge. The significant economy of resin injection compared to other repair methods that were considered for this contruct is well illustrated. Test procedures to ensure that both the materials and the workmanship is such that the repair fully eestablishes the structural integrity ofthe damaged bridge are detailed. S.R. Rigdon, E. Burley, W.F. French, A.I. Abu-Tair and J. Dalziel