theGeotechnica – Issue No.29 April 2014

April 2014

– Precast Piles – A Clean, Green and Sustainable Choice? – Precast piles are a relatively new introduction to the construction sector, and something that not too many in the geotechnical industry are aware of. In his first article for theGeotechnica, Chris Primett, Managing Director of Aarsleff, explains why precast piles could be a cleaner, greener and more sustainable choice for the future.

– There could not be a better time! – Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Pete Reading, Part-Time Lecturer at Brunel University and Consultant for Equipe Training Ltd. This month Pete looks at the current state of the geotechnical industry and whether we are prepared for the high influx of work coming our way in the near future.

– Lugeon Testing along the Zambesi River – Writing for theGeotechnica for the first time is Amedeo Valoroso, CEO of DAT Instruments, an Italian company that specialises in the design and production of advanced foundation instruments and software. In this article Amedeo carries out a case study on Lugeon tests carried out along the Zambesi River.

– The Benefits of Automated Shear Testing – Writing for theGeotechnica for the second time is VJ Tech’s Qusai Al-Qudah. In his latest article Qusai continues the series on automating lab testing, this month focussing on the benefits of automated shear testing.

 

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