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Better knowledge of temporary works would help optimise the design of project from the onset.
Cross industry dialogue is essential for the ground investigation industry to improve the return on investment for clients and reduce project overruns on major infrastructure schemes.
Smart infrastructure could result in geotechnical assets that automatically detect condition, identify defects and undertake self-repair in the future.
Imperial College emeritus professor John Burland has called on the land-based piling sector to undertake a programme of research comparable to that delivered by the offshore business in recent years.
Ground engineers are being urged to make more use of pile load testing to improve design and reduce conservatism.
Better prediction of the geotechnical challenges of tunnelling through Chalk has been gained through improved definition and understanding of its stratigraphy.