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The geotechnical engineering community must push for a more proactive approach to asset management in order to identify problems before they occur, according to chartered geologist, professor Roger Moore, who chaired GE’s Slope Engineering and Geotechnical Asset Management Conference in London.
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.
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.
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.
Implications of BIM and infrastructure investment on the efficient delivery of earthworks by machine control were among the topics discussed at GE’s first round table debate.
Early supply chain involvement has been crucial to the successful design and construction of retaining walls for a rail embankment at one of the UK’s largest distribution centres.
While many Crossrail projects are moving away from the ground engineering phase, there is still a major piling contract to be delivered at Pudding Mill Lane.
Construction of a new roof as part of the transformation work London’s Olympic stadium has called for some major ground engineering work.
Redevelopment of a major Moroccan port has called for some complex analysis of the diaphragm wall and pile designs.
Rail passengers in Kent no longer need to pack a red flannel petticoat after the cutting that may have inspired The Railway Children story has been stabilised.
New Federation of Piling Specialists chairman Martin Blower says that the organisation is determined to look to the future as it celebrates its 50th anniversary rather than become nostalgic.
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.
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Editor Claire Smith is a geotechnical engineer with 14 years' experience as a construction journalist. To get in contact, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 3033 2818 and follow her on Twitter @ClaireS_GE