– Ground Hazards in the UK – Dr Jackie Skipper of the Geotechnical Consulting Group discusses the many ground hazards that face geotechnical companies in the UK and what can be done to forsee them.
– Management of Drilling Sites – This is the first in a series of articles on safely managing all working geotechnical sites, penned for theGeotechnica by the experts at the Equipe Group. This month we focus on the management of cable percussion drilling sites – focussing particularly on spacial awareness.
– Computational Limit Analysis Comes of Age – Dr Tom Pritchard is a Senior Engineer at engineering software house LimitState Ltd. Here Tom writes for theGeotechnica, describing why Computational Limit Analysis is quickly becoming an indispensable tool for geotechnical engineers.
– Contaminant of the Month: Arsenic – Writing for theGeotechnica once more is Hazel Davidson of Derwentside Environmental Testing Services. This month, Hazel discusses the properties, uses, toxicity and analysis of arsenic.