Event Description

Recent infrastructure failures such as Genoa Bridge collapse, which killed 43 people and caused major disruption, highlights the need for effective corrosion monitoring and protection and to embrace good corrosion maintenance processes as an integral part of asset construction and maintenance. Corrosion protection is valuable in preventing unplanned production stoppages or safety risks as a result of asset performance reduction. Assets such as bridges, platforms and critical physical infrastructure require corrosion protection and monitoring as an integral part of the maintenance programme throughout the life of the asset.

University of Salford will be hosting this event at its Media City Campus. Events bring together experts in Lean Construction, Process Innovation and Corrosion specialists. The key focus is to raise awareness among Supply Chain contractors of the importance Corrosion Protection for the whole life cost of assets, as well as develop an understanding about their requirements, with a view to reduce defects and reworks, which often results in delays, cost overruns and increased  H&S risks for the project. Panel discussion and group exercises will focus on use of innovative strategies to involve specialist sub-contractors’ expertise in early design and planning stages, using lean principles as a framework to integrate entire supply chain.

Date:                 Thursday 8th Nov, 2018

Time:                 9:30am – 4:00pm 

Location:          Room 0.11 Media City Campus (Next to BBC studios), Salford Quays, University of Salford, Salford M50 2HE,


9:30 – 10:00 Continental Breakfast and Networking
10:00 – 10:10 Welcome & Event Introduction Dr. Zeeshan Aziz, University of Salford
10:10 – 10:25 Understanding the Importance of Corrosion Protection for the whole life cost of assets Lucia Fullalove,

BSc, MSc, FICorr – Fullalove & Associates

10:25 – 10:40 The effects of Corrosion from a maintenance engineer point of view Jutinder Birdi BSc(Hons), CEng, MICE, MIStructE , Arcadis – Technical Director –  Bridges & Civil Structures
10:40 – 10:55 National Sector Scheme 19A – A chairman point of view David Horrocks, MICorr – Materials Engineer –

BAM Nuttall Ltd

10:55- 11:00 Lean from the Clients perspective Stephen Greenhalgh,

Lean Specialist,

Highways England

11:00 – 11:20 Tea Break
11:20 – 12:00 Cathodic Protection in Civil Construction – getting lean Dr Chris Atkins,

Mott MacDonald

12:00 – 13:10 Panel discussion –

Role of Lean in addressing corrosion defects: causes, consequences and costs

13:10 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30 Group Exercise – Development of Project Proposals to Enhance Lean & Corrosion Integration All
15:30 – 15:50 Group Exercises – Debrief Sessions and next steps All
15:50 – 16:00 Way forward and Concluding Remarks



Event is free to attend however, registration is required. Please register by clicking here.