Claridge's mega basement wins 2018 Fleming AwardSubscription
A fresh look at traditional methods secured Claridge’s basement project the Cementation Skanska-sponsored 2018 Fleming Award last night.
Industry urged to address the risk/value paradoxSubscription
The call from clients to drive down costs and present better value but without increasing risk is creating a paradox for the ground engineering sector, according to JRL Civil Engineering general manager Yvonne Ainsworth.
Socotec introduces drill rig induction scheme Subscription
Socotec has introduced a new drill rig induction scheme onto all of its ground investigation projects where drill rigs are operated.
Research reveals main cost drivers for tunnelsSubscription
The Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA) has published the first study to benchmark tunnelling costs and production rates in the UK in a bid to better “articulate desired outcomes”.
It's National Tunnelling Day Subscription
Today is the fourth National Tunnelling Day.
Unexpected ground conditions delay Kex Gill repairs Subscription
The A59 Kex Gill repair work will take longer than expected due to ground conditions, North Yorkshire County Council has said.
The largest earthquke yet has halted fracking again at Cuadrilla’s exploration site in Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, Lancashire.
TBM on way to Melbourne's West Gate TunnelSubscription
The first of the two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will dig the £3.9M West Gate Tunnel will begin its journey to Melbourne next week.
More than 6,000 watched as the third tunnelling boring machine (TBM) on the Grand Paris Express project was lowered into a shaft at the Bagneux site in Hauts-de-Seine.
Mosul Dam safety milestone achieved by TreviSubscription
The Italy-based ground engineering specialist Trevi has met another milestone at the Mosul Dam in Iraq.
Spain-based geotechnical firm Terratest has announced that it has been by private equity fund Nazca Capital.
Van Elle has issued a trading update reporting that its first-half profit will almost halve due to subdued demand in the UK.
Balfour Beatty is reported to be planning to merge the location and management of its ground engineering, living places and Balvac business units and is consulting on redundancies.
Bauer to sell off Pileco hammer brandSubscription
Bauer’s equipment business Bauer Maschinen has announced that it is to sell its diesel hammer product line and brand name to China-based Wang.
Leadership team shake up at Van Elle Subscription
Van Elle has announced several changes to its leadership team.
Nicholson wins New York micropile contract Subscription
Nicholson has been awarded the foundation contract for the New York State Department of Transportation’s (NYSDOT) I-278 bridge rehab project.
Watpac has been awarded a AUS$206M (£118M) design and construct contract for the Australian Catholic University’s Saint Teresa of Kolkata Building in Melbourne.
Aces Dubai awarded GI for Etihad rail Subscription
Aces Dubai was been awarded the geotechnical works for the Etihad Rail Network project.
Network Rail has said that it will award two geotechnical framework contracts to be delivered by control period 6 (CP6) valued at £147M later this month.