EABC SEMINAR AT DEPARTMENT OF RURAL ROADS
On 17 January 2018 EABC organized a seminar for the Ministry of Transport, Department of Rural Roads (DRR). The topic was Civil Engineering – Bridges. The Department is responsible for 48.000 km of roads and 8,000 bridges in Thailand. The seminar was chaired by DRR Deputy Director General Mr. Prasak Bandhunark and DRR Director of Bridge Construction Bureau Mr. Pathom Chaloeywares. To the 30 participants, Mr. Georg Wolff, EABC Board and Chair of Infrastructure Working Group / Silver Partner / Civil Engineering Solutions presented modern European Technology regarding Bridge Detail Design and Bridge Inspection/Evaluation. The officials were very interested in the explanations. The discussion also included the bridge design standards. A possible cooperation between the Thai Standards Institute TISI and the European CEN was expressly welcomed.
In recognition of his efforts, Mr. Prasak presented Mr. Wolff with a souvenir.