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Effective Cone Penetration Testing Strategies

Effective Cone Penetration Testing Strategies

January 7 2021
Introduction The most common question we get asked is why use cone penetration testing (CPT) instead of intrusive investigations? It’s a fair question. The simple answer is that CPT...
Dr Ian Murray discusses his research efforts recently published in Geótechnique

Unique insight into development of tensile stresses in geomaterials

September 7 2019
Dr Ian Murray discusses his doctoral research efforts recently published in Geótechnique The primary focus of the research paper was to identify experimentally the failure mechanism for clay-based soils...
Graphs and charts demonstrating analytical engineering

Just an analyst…?

June 30 2019
Why are management roles promoted within the engineering industry rather than analytical ones? Becoming chartered as an engineer to any of the governing engineering councils is no mean trick....
Chart displaying Chinese influence in ground engineering

Growing Chinese influence…..in ground engineering

May 10 2019
Commending the technical excellence of Chinese geotechnical researchers off the back of reading two fantastic papers in this month’s Géotechnique regarding deep cement-mixed clay (1) and defective jet-grouted cut-off...
One of the industry’s most innovative sectors delivers again

One of the industry’s most innovative sectors delivers again

February 20 2019
Two new publications show that the temporary works sector is current, relevant and continuing to innovate OK this blog post is a little bit premature as we haven’t had...
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