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Director of Operations

Phone: +44 ***********  
Email: a***@***.com
Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd
Eaton CourtMaylands Avenue
Hemel Hempstead , Hertfordshire HP2 7TR
United Kingdom

Company Description: Sir Robert McAlpine is a leading UK construction company founded in 1869, operating in the building, civil engineering and related maintenance markets. We believe...   more

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Tony Aikenhead - Director of ..., 26 May 2015 [cached]
Tony Aikenhead - Director of Operations, Sir Robert McAlpine
Oliver Wainwright: April 2011, 1 April 2011 [cached]
McAlpine's project director, Tony Aikenhead, explains how the tension ring was built on a temporary scaffold and raised into place on cables hung from the compression truss, by 56 computer-controlled jacks over a period of six weeks - the tension forces pre-calculated for every stage of the lift. The 14 lighting towers, 28m tall and weighing 34 tonnes, were then hauled into place by a super-crane, held with vast temporary stays, belying the fact that they now hang effortlessly from two barely visible 25mm cables. Once in place, the whole structure was laser-scanned to generate a 2 billion-point digital model - which was miraculously found to be within 30mm tolerance of the original theoretical model - a tribute, as the architect, engineers and project manager keep reiterating as they shower praise on each other, to the unprecedented level of integrated teamwork. For all the precision engineering involved, there is a refreshingly English attitude at play beneath the slickness, in line with the "make do and mend" spirit of the 1948 Olympics. At a stage when all of the construction drawings for the steel superstructure had been made, the supplier discovered an alternative cheaper source: a hoard of unused gas pipes, "found in a field in Yorkshire," grins Aikenhead.
"The stadium is likely to evolve over time," says Aikenhead.
Governance, 10 Oct 2013 [cached]
Tony Aikenhead - Sir Robert McAlpine
Single Point Solutions Construction Sector Consultancy, 19 Mar 2011 [cached]
Tony Aikenhead, the man in charge of building the London 2012 Olympic stadium, has been promoted to chief executive at Sir Robert McAlpine.....
Tony Aikenhead, Director of ..., 1 Oct 2013 [cached]
Tony Aikenhead, Director of Operations at Sir Robert McAlpine, Liveryman Alan Crane CBE, Past President CIOB, Anna Baker, Lady Valerie Dixon, Mike Rider, Alan Longhurst, Master The Worshipful Company of Constructors, Simon Trevor, Regional Manager Midlands & North West for Sir Robert McAlpine
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