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philip ball

Philip Ball: The challenges of ground investigation procurementSubscription

14 February, 2018

Procuring ground investigation services is a tricky task. Neither Amazon or eBay market it and nowhere can you find a star rating for the hundreds of firms involved.

Martin Blower

FPS Blog: Retention and commercial bad practice – a history lessonSubscription

8 February, 2018

The recent collapse into liquidation of Carillion has direct and continuing consequences for employees, specialist contractors, suppliers, organisations, and the UK government. Every day brings new revelations regarding mismanagement.

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Ben Worthington, Olswang

Nuisance and independent contractors: Ben WorthingtonSubscription

6 May, 2016

In a recent decision the court considered whether Northumbrian Water was liable in relation to the subsidence of land adjoining a leaking sewage pipe.

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Claire Smith

Editor's comment: Choose your winner!Subscription

One of the challenges of working in the ground engineering sector is explaining what we do to the wider world.

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