theGeotechnica – Issue No.28 March 2014

March 2014

– Maccaferri water attenuation lagoons reduce flood risk at new energy from waste plant – Writing on behalf of geotechnical specialists Maccaferri is Jeff Laverack of Holmes Media. This month Jeff writes to theGeotechnica as Maccaferri complete their network of high capacity rainwater run-off lagoons at Lincolnshire’s new state-of-the-art Energy from Waste recycling plant.

– How should we name our samples? – Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Dr Roger Chandler, Managing Director of Geotechnical Technology Specialists, Keynetix Ltd. This month Roger discusses the issue of sample naming.

– Competent Drillers – The evolution of the Qualified Operator – Returning to write for theGeotechnica again this month is the Equipe Group’s Managing Director, Julian Lovell. This month Julian discusses competency in land drilling, and what qualifies someone to be considered ‘competent’.

– PanGeo: Roma (Italy) Case Study – Writing for theGeotechnica this month on behalf of the European Federation of Geologists is Professor David Norbury, Director of David Norbury Ltd. This month, Professor Norbury continues his series of articles on PanGeo, a free geohazard information service for Europe that is achieved through the generation of validated geohazard data layers.

– The Benefits of Automating Triaxial Testing – Writing for theGeotechnica for the first time this month is VJ Tech’s Qusai Al-Qudah. In his debut article Qusai discusses the benefits of automating triaxial testing.


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