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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Two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) are about to be launched in Qatar in a bid to prevent the city of Doha from flooding during heavy rain storms.
Training staff to use deep foundation equipment no longer means having to let them loose on multi-million pound equipment following launch of Liebherr’s new simulator.
Soilmec has announced that Van Elle has ordered a sixth new piling rig this year and that it will be delivered to the company’s new facility at Kirkby in Ashfield in October.
- Piling completed on the Butendiek offshore wind farm
- Bachy and Bullivant join forces to launch a new training initiative
- Oso landslide report highlights need for risk assessment
- Final Crossrail tunnel segment cast
- Bauer foundations to put German rail line on the fast track
- ESG announced site data collection app
- Pipe jacking and tunnelling research promoted by bursaries
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.