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Margo Cole

Margo Cole

Margo Cole is a freelance specialist writer

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    Piling: Growth routesSubscription

    Ground Engineering May 2017

    A range of geotechnical techniques have come into play as contractors improve links from an expanding Northamptonshire town to the roads network.

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    Courses: Post Brexit fallout

    Ground Engineering March 2017

    Uncertainty following the Brexit vote, coupled with a need for specialists to deliver the UK’s pipeline of infrastructure, make this a volatile time for universities offering geotechnical masters courses

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    Flooding: Capital projectsSubscription

    Ground Engineering January/February 2017

    Hampstead Heath’s picturesque ponds have undergone some major work to make them resistant to flood damage

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    Piling and foundations: The only way is earlySubscription

    24 June, 2016

    Getting ground engineering experts on board early has proved beneficial for a leading housebuilder

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    Piling and foundations: Turning the tideSubscription

    27 May, 2016

    Complex piling within the River Orwell is underway to enable a tidal barrier to be built that will protect the town of Ipswich from flooding

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    ​Interview: Gaining specialist recognitionSubscription

    6 May, 2016

    The new chair of the Federation of Piling Contractors, Alasdair Henderson, is passionate about seeing piling and geotechnical specialists get the professional recognition they deserve

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    Team Players: GE Award winner Parsons BrinckerhoffSubscription

    Ground Engineering July 2014

    Parsons Brinckerhoff‘s high level technical expertise recently won it a GE Award.

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    GE's got talent: interviews with this years' finalists for Young Geotechnical Engineer of the YearSubscription

    Ground Engineering May 2014

    The shortlisted candidates for this year’s GE Young Geotechnical Engineer award are, without exception, talented and enthusiastic, suggesting that the future of the industry is in good hands

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    Big rig takes on south London digSubscription

    GE December 2013

    Piling for a massive new housing development in south London involves seeing what the UK’s largest CFA rig can do

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    Ground Engineering: Roll out the barrelsSubscription

    30 January, 2012

    An unusual legacy of the Second World War has prompted an imaginative remediation strategy in north Kent.