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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Soil Engineering Geoservices has announced that it has started work on a £186,000 ground investigation for the A90 Haudagain Improvement Scheme in Aberdeen.
Construction of a new tunnel to link two major highways in Auckland, New Zealand has reached a major milestone with relaunch of the tunnel boring machine (TBM) to construct the second bore.
Archaeologists from University of Buckingham have reported a major breakthrough in knowledge of Stonehenge but the discovery lies within the path of the recently revived tunnel plans.
- Dorset landslide solution delayed by environmental factors
- US$36M investment in landslide mitigation promised following Oso report
- Unexpected weak formations blamed for Vietnam hydropower tunnel collapse
- Business case for Fehmarnbelt tunnel stronger than previously estimated
- Image gallery: Second Seattle light rail tunnel boring machine launched
- Keller wins Caspian piling contract
- Flooding and storm damage: Media saturation
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.