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theGeotechnica – Issue No.47 February 2016

February 2016

– Soft Drinks Manufacturer Gets Precast Solution with Aarsleff Piles – 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 work on a water tank storage area for one of the UK’s most successful producer of fruit juice drinks.

– How do you know that you have quality data? – Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Liz Withington, Senior Manager at Geotechnical Engineering Ltd. This month Liz takes a look at SPT Calibrations and explains the importance of the testing to obtain quality data.

– Unexploded Ordnance and Ground Investigation – Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Phil Baptie, Research & Reports Manager at 1st Line Defence Ltd. In this contribution Phil discusses the issue of unexploded ordnance in ground investigation works.

– Gas strikes during drilling & piling – The following contribution to this month’s issue of theGeotechnica is a note for circulation via drilling & piling trade organisations regarding the dangers of gas strikes during drilling and piling works from the HSE.

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theGeotechnica – Issue No.45 October 2015

October 2015

– All Four Quarters – a Capital Result for Aarsleff’s Precast Piling – 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 work on the Capital Quarter, a new development in the centre of Cardiff.

– Contaminant of the month: Trichloroethene (TCE) – Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Geraint Williams of Alcontrol Laboratories. This month Geraint returns to the extremely popular contaminant of the month series, and reviews the uses, properties and toxicology of Trichloroethene.

– Do we need to increase our technical knowledge? – Taking a look at areas of potential improvement for the geotechnical industry’s technical knowledge is Calum Spires of the Equipe Group. As the industry looks to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of it’s ground investigations, Calum asks what can be done to help get the most out of standard GI practices.

– The digital revolution – The use of digital technology on geotechnical sites – This month in theGeotechnica we examine the rise of digital technology implementation across the geotechnical industry. Providing this examination are Julian Lovell and Calum Spires of the Equipe Group, as well as a case study of technology use from Shaun Corcoran, ICT Manager at Geotechnical Engineering.

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theGeotechnica – Issue No.30 May 2014

May 2014

– Maccaferri Debris Flow Barriers protect Scotland’s A83, Rest and be Thankful Pass – Writing on behalf of geotechnical specialists Maccaferri is Jeff Laverack of Holmes Media. This month Jeff writes to theGeotechnica as Maccaferri complete their debris flow barriers that have been installed to protect Scotland’s A83, Rest and Be Thankful Pass.

– Preserving Britain’s Seasides: Piling on Worthing Pier – Following on from last month’s feature on precast piles, we have another article from Chris Primett, Managing Director of Aarsleff.In this month’s article, Chris carries out a case study on Aarsleff’s work at Worthing Pier, as they use their vast experience in the marine environment to help preserve the British coastline.

– Meridian Drilling completes landmark Allana Potash Project – Writing for theGeotechnica this month on behalf of Meridian Drilling is Claire Savage of Accord PR. In this article Claire presents a case study of Meridian’s recent landmark Allana Potash Project in Ethiopia.

– The use of drilling diagraphy systems in tunnelling works – Writing for theGeotechnica for the second 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 the use of drilling diagraphy systems in tunnelling works.

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