theGeotechnica – Issue No.22: June 2013

June 2013

– Gabions Go Green – Writing on behalf of geotechnical specialists Maccaferri is Jeff Laverack of Holmes Media. This month Jeff writes to theGeotechnica as Maccaferri unveil their latest innovation – an environmentally friendly polymer coating system to compliment their well-established gabion walls.

– Particle Size Distribution Testing – Writing for theGeotechnica once again is Peter Reading, Technical Director of the Equipe Group. This month Pete discusses the use of particle size distribution testing and asks how accurate the test can really hope to be. Peter also provides advice on the correct methods of achieving samples suitable to be used in the distribution test.

– Geotechnica 2013 – Will you be there? – The latest press release and update from the Equipe Group on Geotechnica 2013, the UK’s Largest Geotechnical Trade Show and Exhibition. This year’s event will take place on the 10th and 11th of July at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre.

– Contaminant of the Month: Phenol – Writing for theGeotechnica once more is Geraint Williams of Alcontrol Laboratories. This month, Geraint discusses the properties, uses, toxicity and analysis of Phenol.


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