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University Meets Industry

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering MSc courses – what is the problem? A recent meeting arranged by the AGS on behalf of…

Eurocode 7 the Attachments

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

An update on progress John Powell – Technical Director Geolabs and Independent Consultant David Norbury – Independent Consultant We trust that by…

BS 10175 Updated

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

BS 10175:2011 (Investigation of Potentially Contaminated Sites – Code of Practice) was published in March 2011. It is much improved compared to…

Be On Your Guard

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

During recent years our industry has made great progress in providing rig guarding for piling and drilling rigs. Responding to the well…

Apprentices – back in vogue

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Equipe Training Limited has delivered its’ first courses in September from their newly established Drilling AcademyTM near Banbury, Oxfordshire.  The courses were…

Soil Classification

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

BS EN ISO 14688-2, together with BS EN ISO 14688-1, establishes the basic principles for the identification and classification of soils on…

AGS data: improving the flow

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Mark Shaw of the Business Practise Working Group recently attended a meeting of the Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) Technical Committee to…

Work Permits to involve less Red Tape

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

There is big news for the Industry with a new addition of Geotechnical Engineers to the Shortage Occupations List for Work Permit…

AGS PI Insurance Survey

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

In an endeavour to discover AGS Members’ experience with PI insurance and their claims history, the Loss Prevention WG asked all Members…

What Is Finalling?

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

In future the NHBC will adopt a consistent approach to determining what will and what will not prevent the necessary confirmation that…

Electronic Tenders – The Future?

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

A survey of Members in January/February 2003 revealed that a majority have some experience of tendering based on information provided electronically.   Responses were…