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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Bauer Spezialtiefbau has announced that it part of a joint venture that is working a major rail upgrade in Germany by Deutsche Bahn.
The Pipe Jacking Association (PJA) is calling for universities involved in MSC or other postgraduate research that supports pipe jacking or tunnelling activities to bid for its latest bursaries.
Ground Engineering is pleased to announce that the winners of each of the seven categories at the 2014 GE Next Generation Awards will go forward to compete to become an overall winner at the main 2015 GE Awards.
- Tunnelling starts on Stuttgart’s Filder rail tunnel
- GE Next Generation Award winners to compete for new category at the main 2015 GE Awards
- UK lags behind Europe on drilling parameter recording
- Renewables demand results in new guidance for offshore ground investigation
- Tensar secures major order following US acquisition
- Government funding supports career development for female engineers
- BGS and Environment Agency partner to demonstrate groundwater risk from fracking
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.