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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Preferred bidders for the three main contracts to build Thames Water’s new supersewer have been announced.
Three new geotechnical standards have been released for public consultation by the British Standards Institution (BSI) with a call for responses to be submitted in March.
Floodwater stranded residents of one Somerset village for almost three months at the start of 2014 but recent highway work means that problem should be a thing of the past.
- Offshore wind contract awarded to Bilfinger
- Porr wins Swiss scenic railway tunnel contract
- Challenging New York Bay tunnel completed
- Austrian contract win for Keller
- Joint venture launches new deep water geotechnical business
- Seattle tunnelling machine reaches rescue shaft
- April restart set for wind farm foundation work
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.