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Ground investigation: Rapid Wrexham reactionSubscription

20 February, 2019

Ground investigation work had to be fast tracked following a ground collapse near Wrexham last year to help develop short, medium and long term remediation solutions. 

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Rankine interview: Beyond the conventional Subscription

13 February, 2019

George Gazetas will deliver the Rankine Lecture in March where he hopes to excite the profession to be a little more daring when designing foundations to resist earthquakes.

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The future is lightSubscription

What does the future hold for propping and shoring and what will the industry look like in 50 years’ time?

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Collaborating to succeedSubscription

Success of a major construction project can be determined as early as procurement but what degree is this also true for decision making on deep excavation support?

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Demand driven innovationSubscription

Call for deeper basements and tunnelled infrastructure has driven hand in hand development of both new ground engineering and propping solutions. 

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Supporting roleSubscription

Basements are getting deeper and transport infrastructure is increasingly going underground. GE takes a look at whether the decision process behind support for these mammoth excavations it led by culture or new technology.

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Hired help or bought support?

Choosing whether to buy structural steel or hire proprietary props to support deep excavations is not a simple choice and a number of factors must be considered.