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Two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) are about to be launched in Qatar in a bid to prevent the city of Doha from flooding during heavy rain storms.
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
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.
Parsons Brinckerhoff‘s high level technical expertise recently won it a GE Award.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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