Month: September 2015

theGeotechnica – Issue No.44 September 2015

September 2015

– Aarsleff Awarded Mersey Gateway Sections – Precast Solution for Bridge Abutments & Piers – Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Debbie Darling of Jooce Marketing & PR on behalf of Aarsleff. This month Debbie reveals details of Aarsleff’s recent success in securing the contract for piling works on the upcoming Mersey Gateway project.

– Asbestos in soil – respirable fibres in respirable dust – the missing link for risk assessment – Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Hazel Davidson of Derwentside Environmental Testing Services. In this excellently informative article, Hazel reveals details of DETS new testing procedure for identifying asbestos in soil.

– Improving Geotechnical Laboratory Services – Elizabeth Withington, Senior Geotechnical Engineer and Senior Manager, and Wendy Jones Senior Engineering Geologist and IT Software Manager provide details of Geotechnical Engineering’s recent adoption of laboratory data management system – KeyLAB2.

– Geotechnica 2015 – The Conference Review – Providing an in-depth look at the Geotechnical Conference from this year’s Geotechnica is Calum Spires of the Equipe Group. This article will also provide links to the PowerPoint presentations from each talk.

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theGeotechnica – Issue No.43 August 2015

August 2015

– 250 RoGEP Registrants and Growing Fast – Providing a registrant number update for the UK Register of Ground Engineering Professionals this month are RoGEP Panel Member David Gibson and Chairman of the RoGEP Panel, Jim Cook.

– Steeply sloping building sites made viable with Maccaferri retaining walls – David Crowther, Technical Manager of Geo-engineering specialists Maccaferri, explains how innovation in retaining wall design, materials and construction could help relieve the UK’s critical housing shortage.

– BS5930:2015 – the new version of the Standard on Ground Investigation is about to reach the public – This month Professor David Norbury, Independent consultant and Chair of the Revision Panel, discusses BS5930, the 3rd version of which is due out in July 2015.

– Geophysical Borehole Imaging – Providing an in-depth look at geophysical borehole imaging this month is geophysical specialist and Managing Director of European Geophysical Services, Kim Beesley.

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theGeotechnica – Issue No.42 July 2015

July 2015

– Casagrande UK to launch NEW C5XP drilling rig at Geotechnica 2015 – Ahead of Geotechnica 2015 we have a press release from Gold Sponsors Casagrande UK on the new C5XP, scheduled to be launched at Geotechnica 2015

– KeyLogbook Version 3 Release at Geotechnica 2015 – An exciting update from the Equipe Group sees the announcement of KeyLogbook Version 3’s unveiling at Geotechnica 2015. With a number of new features and improvements, Version 3 of the digital logging software looks to be the best yet.

– Rockbit uk – New Products for 2015 – A brief overview of the exciting new features set to be on display for Rockbit uk at next week’s Geotechnica 2015 show, including two new rigs and a new mud magnet, plus dewatering bag.

– Geotechnica 2015 – Full Event Programme – The full Event Programme for the return of the UK’s largest geotechnical conference and exhibition, taking place on the 8th and 9th of July at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. Provides the full conference line-up, as well as the full listings for the exhibition.

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theGeotechnica – Issue No.41 June 2015

June 2015

– Construction Design & Management Regulations 2015: Implementation – In conversation with the Health and Safety Executive, Tom Phillips of RPA Safety Services and Julian Lovell, Managing Director of Equipe and Chair of the AGS Safety Working Group attempt to clarify some of the questions consultants and contractors are raising regarding the implimentaion of CDM2015.

– Why should you be at Geotechnica? – In this issue of theGeotechnica, we look forward to this year’s Geotechnica and outline exactly why you should be attending 2015’s event. Whether it is to attend the always excellently received geotechnical conference featuring speakers from high profile clients such as HS2 Ltd and Network Rail; discover the latest product developments and innovations; meet prospective clients, contractors and suppliers, or to catch up with friends new and old – Geotechnica offers something for everyone.

– BDA Audit: The Relaunch – One of the most exciting pieces of news broken recently was the relaunch of the BDA Audit. This month Max Soudain of Blackcap Communications takes a closer look at the new audit for theGeotechnica, including the history of the scheme itself, but also what changes will be coming into place in the future.

– There is more to a TPH result than just a number – Writing for theGeotechnica this month is David Bowen Senior Supervisor at Terra Tek Birmingham. In this excellently informative article, David provides a geo-environmental appraisal of a former railway line and sidings required chemical and geotechnical testing as part of the intrusive investigation.

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