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Loch Arklet

Ground anchors: Loch keepers

Ground Engineering December 2014

High capacity ground anchors are helping secure the long-term future of a 100-year-old dam in The Trossachs in Scotland.

Stafford sewer, Bachy

Ground stabilisation: Plugging the gap

Ground Engineering December 2014

Jet grouting has helped remedial works to a sewer collapse in a residential area of Stafford, in the West Midlands.


Business: A company that's on to a shore thing

Ground Engineering December 2014

RMD Kwikform is drawing on nearly 70 years of engineering expertise and product innovation to enter the ground shoring market in January 2015.

Next Generation Awards 2014

Next Generation Awards 2014 winners announced

Ground Engineering December 2014

The seven young winners who starred at GE’s inaugural Next Generation Awards are an inspiration to us all in the industry


History repeating: Stabilising a World Heritage site

Ground Engineering November 2014

Keller is installing about 2,500 piles as part of an £18M slope stabilisation scheme being undertaken by McPhillips (Wellington) on behalf of Telford and Wrekin Council, part-funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Hessle Foreshore

Foreclosing on the foreshore: Roger Bullivant braves Yorkshire’s wild coastline

Ground Engineering November 2014

A contiguous sectional flight auger pile wall has replaced a failing sheet pile wall to secure the future of a mainline railway embankment on the east coast of Yorkshire.


Lessons in BIM

Ground Engineering October 2014

A project to remodel Junction 19 of the M1 in Leicestershire is the latest proving ground for Cementation Skanska’s Building Information Modelling (BIM) approach to geotechnics.

Boston flooding

Ground investigation: Turning the tide

Ground Engineering October 2014

Gone largely unnoticed by the mainstream media, Boston in Lincolnshire has a serious flood problem. Work to tackle it, by way of a flood barrier, looks set to finally begin.

A9 between Perth and Inverness

Highland highway: Upgrade of the A9 from Perth to Inverness

Ground Engineering October 2014

Upgrading of the A9 from Perth to Inverness is a major infrastructure project for Scotland. Ground investigation work is now underway.

Wind farm

Learning experience: Ground conditions for offshore wind farms

Ground Engineering September 2014

The publication of new guidelines on site investigations for offshore renewables in July has highlighted the need for a better understanding of seabed ground conditions for offshore wind farm projects.

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Image gallery: Second Seattle light rail tunnel boring machine launched


Extension of the University Link tunnels to expand Sound Transit’s light rail system in Seattle, US is fully underway with launch of the second tunnel boring machine (TBM).

Ground Engineering

Ground Engineering is the leading magazine for the UK geotechnics industry providing information on new and practical aspects of geotechnics, engineering geology and geo-environmental engineering.

To keep up to date on the latest stories, follow the magazine on twitter @GE_magazine

Editor Claire Smith is a geotechnical engineer with 14 years' experience as a construction journalist. To get in contact, please email or call 020 3033 2818 and follow her on Twitter @ClaireS_GE

GE deputy editor Nadine Buddoo will be working on developing GE’s online news coverage ahead of the launch of the magazine’s new website and app. To get in contact, please email or call 020 3033 2669 and follow her on Twitter @NadineBM1

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