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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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theGeotechnica – Issue No.40 May 2015

May 2015

– Health and Safety Updates: CDM2015 – Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Tom Phillips of RPA Safety Services, in conjunction with Equipe Training. This month Tom examines CDM2015 and how the changes to the regulations could directly affect your day-to-day work.

– New Product Development: A multi-directional dynamic cyclic direct simple shear apparatus – Writing for theGeotechnica this month are the GDS Instruments’ Technical Team. This month GDS turn their focus to their newly developed product, a multi-directional dynamic cyclic direct simple shear apparatus.

– Geotechnica 2012 – A Retrospective – Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Calum Spires of the Equipe Group. This month is the fourth in a series of articles from Calum that will take a look back at previous Geotechnica events in the build-up to this year’s event in July. This month Calum takes a look back at Geotechnica 2012.

– An update on Asbestos in soil – Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Hazel Davidson of Derwentside Environmental Testing Services. In this excellently informative article, Hazel provides a welcome update on asbestos in soils.

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theGeotechnica – Issue No.3: August 2011

August 2011

– Corporate Manslaughter: A lawyer’s insight into a growing concern in geotechnics.

– Measurement of the energy ratio of SPT hammers in accordance with BS EN ISO 22476-3:2005.

– Deviating (or Non-conforming) Samples: An update on new policies administered by UKAS.

– Climbing the mast of bale percussion rigs and the implications of working from height.

– A review of this year’s successful Geotechnica, featuring interviews and pictures.

– CDM Regulations 2007: A brief guide to the Construction, Design and Management Regulations 2007.

– Failures: Past and Future – How can the industry move forward though learning from previous errors?

– Where have all the pins gone? – A look at innovative new ways to manage knowledge.

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