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Site investigation: Barking up the right treeVideoSubscription

11 October, 2018

A 170ha site in Barking is set to become one of the largest regeneration sites in the UK, but with it comes its own set of problems with a disused power stations and historic landfill.  

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Interview: Evidence-based insightSubscription

17 October, 2018

In November University of Portsmouth visiting research fellow Kevin Privett will deliver the 19th Glossop Medal Lecture. Claire Smith met him to find out more about the focus of the lecture and the story behind the topic.

RMD Kwikform excavation insight

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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.