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Resequencing of work by Crossrail western tunnels contractor BAM, Ferrovial, Kier (BFK) and subcontractor Barhale has enabled a key shaft to be completed nine months ahead of schedule.
Instrumentation is vital to many modern geotechnics projects, but work being led by Cambridge University looks set to create a step change in capabilities
When a subway built to improve rail safety became a risk to rail traffic, the Coal Authority called on Soil Engineering to help develop a grouted solution to the problem
Piling for a massive new housing development in south London involves seeing what the UK’s largest CFA rig can do
Piling through London Clay ought to be a simple task but a new housing development in north London presented some real challenges for Bachy Soletanche
The developer’s strapline claims ‘Everything is going to be amazing’ on a new regeneration scheme in Bromley. Claire Smith met the ground engineering team charged with delivering on this promise.
As the ground engineering construction work on Crossrail reaches the halfway stage, head of geotechnics Mike Black reflects on his two decades working on the scheme
Piling at Ludgate Hill has provided tourists taking open top London bus tours this summer with a new attraction, but the team on site have been firmly focused on fast tracking the work.
Coastal construction work near South Shields will not only create a larger beach at Little Haven but also protect the area from frequent tidal flooding
Major investment in the latest soils testing laboratory equipment by Fugro is a step change in the approach to commercial testing facilities.
Operating a rail line through an active landslide complex presents a high risk but Network Rail hopes to gain EU funding to assist with installation of an innovative new monitoring system
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
Construction of the first phase in the longest tunnel drive on Crossrail has been completed with the tunnel boring machine (TBM) breaking through into the Stepney Green box in east London.
Crossrail has completed the construction of the first of its new train tunnels under London with the arrival of tunnel boring machine (TBM) Phyllis at Farringdon in central London this week.