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This section schedules items of interest and details of future meetings

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    TWf Meeting Schedule

    Details of future meetings may be found here. Meeting rooms will be confirmed nearer the time. All meetings begin at 14.00hrs, preceded by sandwiches at 13.00hrs. Meetings are for the attendance of members, subject to registration. However, Guests and Registrants may be able to attend (subject to available space). For details, please contact the TWf Administrator at: admin@twforum.org.uk Read More »

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    Presentations from the 33rd TWf Open Meeting (June 2018)

    Presentations from the 33rd TWf Open Meeting held on 14th March 2018 at City, University of London, and via video link with Glasgow Caledonian University. Read More »

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    GDPR - TWf Privacy Notice (May 2018)

    Under data protection law, individuals have a right to be informed about how the Temporary Works Forum Ltd. (TWf) uses any personal data that we hold about them. Read More »

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    TWf and IStructE - Joint evening meeting (May 2018)

    This evening meeting (held at The Institution of Structural Engineers, International HQ, 47 – 58, Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS, UK on 24th April 2018) comprised three presentations by members the TWf. Read More »

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    MSc Temporary Works and Construction Method Engineering (April 2018)

    This MSc degree, now in its second year, provides a specialist qualification for those involved in the design and construction of temporary works. It is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (The Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highways Engineers). Many of the industry’s top experts in the field lecture on the MSc alongside world leading academics from City, University of London. Read More »

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    Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers (March 2018)

    Two articles published by Temporary Works Forum members: Read More »

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    Temporary Works Toolkit (March 2018)

    TWf Members - and invited authors - are authoring to a series of technical articles on temporary works in the journal, The Structural Engineer Read More »

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    BIM for temporary works (March 2018)

    Regardless of project size, sector or location, temporary works will feature prominently. The NW BIM Region invited a number of forward thinking temporary works providers to contribute at an event in order to share experiences, best practice and lessons learned whilst digitizing their on-site activities. Read More »

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    Temporary works and historic structures: presentations from the Temporary Works Forum

    The History Study Group (HSG) was set up to discuss historical aspects of structural engineering, particularly in relation to the evolution of present day engineering methods, to learn from history to solve today’s problems and to understand old construction methods and materials. Read More »

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    BS 5975: 2018 Draft for Public Consultation (September 2017)

    The British Standards Institution (BSI) has published a draft for public consultation (DPC) of BS 5795:2018, Code of practice for temporary works procedures and the permissible stress design of falsework. When finalised, and published subsequently, it will supersede BS 5975:2008+A1:2011. The DPC is a revision of Sections 1 and 2 only of the existing standard. Section 3, on the permissible stress design of falsework, remains unchanged. Read More »