As the Editor of Ground Engineering I am keen to promote innovation and professionalism in the geotechnics industry, so if you are working on anything ground breaking or unusual, please get in touch. Working on GE is enabling me to combine my two careers - I gained a BEng (hons) in Engineering Geology and Geotechnics at the University of Portsmouth and worked for Peter Brett Associates for a few years before I moved into construction journalism in 2000.
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Another landslide on the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful in Scotland this morning has led Transport Scotland to reconvene the taskforce formed in 2012 to focus on the problem.
Rail services in Sheffield and Chesterfield area are expected to return to normal following three weeks of disruption as a result of a landslide at Unstone.
Network Rail has reported that further ground movement occurred during the final stages of repairing a failed railway embankment at Whatlington in Sussex.
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Discovery of an additional crack in a critical section of the Boston Manor viaduct has once again placed the civil engineering and highway maintenance industry under the media spotlight. But while the main focus was initially on how quickly the repairs could be completed, civil engineers and asset owners need to consider the broader issues this has raised – should we be looking for a short-term fix or investing in long-term ...
Look around any engineering company and the proportion of male to female staff is imbalanced at every level. This surely can’t be because women are excluded from the profession but more down to the fact that, for whatever reason, engineering seems to be a more attractive career for men rather than women.