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Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Charging Interest on Late Payments

Tim White of Marquis & Lord (Consulting Scientists) writes about his experience in maintaining a positive cash flow Are you aware of…

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Electronic Tenders and Email

Both the Loss Prevention WG and the Business Practice WG have raised questions about e-business and email that highlight a degree of…

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Cover systems for land regeneration

The report prepared by RSK ENSR on behalf of the AGS in partnership with the BRE is now available. Cover systems are…

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

CSCS – What you need to know

The CSCS Scheme was set up in 1995 and there are currently more than 600,000 card holders covering more than 170 occupations.…

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Letter to the Editor

Dear AGS, Are AGS Members aware of the potential impact Japanese Knotweed (JKW) may have on the development of sites? If this…

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

What Is Finalling?

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

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

PPC Site Reports – Change in EA Policy

The Environment Agency issued a new policy and guidance on protection of land quality and preparation of site reports under the Integrated…

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

AGS Response to Nigel Griffiths, MP

On his appointment as Minister for Construction, Nigel Griffiths wrote to all trade associations and professional bodies and invited them to submit…

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Soil Quality – BS ISO 17155:2002

Determination of Abundance and Activity of Soil Microflora Using Respiratory Curves This standard specifies a test method for determining the activity of…

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Soil Quality – BS EN ISO 14507:2003

Pretreatment of samples for determination of organic contaminants This International Standard specifies three methods for the pretreatment of soil samples in the…

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Users Guide to Adjudication

Adjudication was made a feature of all construction contracts by the ‘Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1966’ . Section 108 of…

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

At Last! Holeside Logging

By now we are all aware that the AGS data interchange format saves having to re-key borehole data, and that the earlier…

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

AGS Insurance Questions

1. What is the insurance position if there is third party damage when acting as a consultant? Basically the answer depends on…

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

Electronic Tenders – The Future?

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

Article Ann-Marie Casserly

A Safe Pair of Hands

Responsibility, Safety and Operative Competence in the Geotechnical Industry Brian Stringer, British Drilling Association National Secretary Did you know that everyone in…