The preferred route for Crossrail 2 has been announced by Boris Johnson, Mayor of London.
A mammoth jet grouting project has been completed at Victoria’s London Underground (LU) station.
Tulloch is to construct a new jetty at Holmsgarth North in the Shetland Islands for Lerwick Port Authority.
Ground investigations have started north of Glasgow to determine a route for an upgrade of the A82.
Construction of the proposed Hamersmith ‘flyunder’ could begin within five years, assuming various planning and financing hurdles are overcome.
The UK’s deepest geothermal well has been drilled in Cornwall.
Specialist contractor Uretek has been stabilising the ground quickly, safely and with minimum disruption for 25 years in the UK. It is now experiencing its most exciting growth period as more projects and sectors benefit from its patented geopolymer injection solution.In association with
Delhi’s ambitious metro construction programme continues at an incredible pace, with the latest section celebrating an unusual breakthrough, as Margo Cole reports.
Tunnels have been at the heart of economic growth for over 150 years, and their long-term benefits should be taken into account when planning major infrastructure projects, argues Richard Coakley.
The geotechnical sector is in good health, with some exciting challenges ahead, as Atkins ground engineering operations director tells Margo Cole.
Transforming London’s Olympic stadium has called for some major ground engineering work. Claire Smith reports.
Consultants are competing to fill roles amid a growing shortage of geotechnical engineers, finds Jon Masters.
I read with interest recently a couple of articles about the challenges facing the construction sector as it bounces back to sustained growth. Bumper orders books sound great, these articles proclaim, but at the same time they warn about material and plant shortages.
With Mark Carney and the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee dropping more than a few hints of a sooner rather than later rise in interests rates I wonder how many speciaist construction firms are prepared for its impact?
Infrastructure in 2014
Geotechnical failures present big risks to people, infrastructure and budgets, so managing assets to mitigate against the need for emergency action should be the preferred option, but it is one few clients are opting for.
Geotechnical Picture Gallery
Crossrail tunnel boring machine (TBM) Ellie has started the 900m journey from Limmo Peninsula, near Canning Town, towards Victoria Dock Portal in east London.