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Effective Cone Penetration Testing Strategies

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 works best as part of a broader geological understanding of the site. In the UK and Ireland, intrusive investigations are predominant – tactile examination of the […]

Three Key Geotechnical Takeaways from Rankine Lecture

A super contribution from a great practitioner We didn’t have the pleasure of attending this year’s lecture1) but caught the live stream. Dr. O’Riordan certainly had some big shoes to fill following a super treatise last year from Prof. Alonso but ably stepped in with a great discourse on dynamic soil structure interaction. There had […]

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