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Geotechnical asset management webinar

Webinar: Geotechnical asset management – balancing the risk of failure with cost of repair

28-Apr-2014

GE’s first webinar talks about geotechnical asset management and explores how the sector can better balance the risk of failure with cost of mitigation and remediation

BBGE is working to install groups of up to 20 minipiles at each V-column location

Roof reload: London’s Olympic stadium

Ground Engineering July 2014

Construction of a new roof as part of the transformation work London’s Olympic stadium has called for some major ground engineering work.

The diaphragm wall and tie-back piles will also be used to support the dock crane

Industrial demand: Morocco’s Port of Jorf Lasfar

Ground Engineering July 2014

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.

Removing the risk: Polhill Cutting near Halstead

Ground Engineering July 2014

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.

“The FPS believes BIM is more than a 3D model – that is just a small proportion of what BIM can deliver”

Going for gold: Federation of Piling Specialists chairman Martin Blower

Ground Engineering July 2014

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.

Beaminster Tunnel: Bespoke solution

Team Players: GE Award winner Parsons Brinckerhoff

Ground Engineering July 2014

Parsons Brinckerhoff‘s high level technical expertise recently won it a GE Award.

Skempton was virtually at the birth of the subject of soil mechanics in the UK

Profile of Alec Skempton: Founding father

Ground Engineering June 2014

Sir Alec Skempton is often referred to as one of the founding fathers of soil mechanics in the UK and, as 2014 is the centenary of his birth, GE looks back at the life of this industry’s leading pioneer.

More than 500 people attended the 2014 GE Awards

GE Awards 2014: Winners announced

Ground Engineering June 2014

The high number and quality of entries for this year’s awards underlines the fact that the UK geotechnical industry is at last in recovery and the GE Awards celebrate the projects that have been delivered during this growth period.

The new development for Great Portland Estates will have 13 above ground storeys when it is completed

London basement at New Fetter Lane: Coded challenge

Ground Engineering June 2014

Construction of a new London basement proves that the change of approach needed to apply Eurocodes to geotechnical design also presents structural design with some challenges.

Pile testing at Kingdom Tower: Testing Times

Ground Engineering June 2014

Forming piles for the world’s tallest building is a challenge, but proving the capacity of the foundations was no simple task either. GE reports on progress at Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower.

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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 claire.smith@emap.com or call 020 3033 2818 and follow her on Twitter @ClaireS_GE

GE reporter Laura King will be working on developing GE’s online news coverage ahead of the launch of the magazine’s new website later this year. To get in contact, please email laura.king@emap.com or call 020 3033 2801 and follow her on Twitter @LauraGEmag

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