Geotechnical Investigations

Geotechnical Investigations from Sevenoaks Environmental Consultancy Ltd

By: Sevenoaks Environmental Consultancy Ltd  11/11/2011
Keywords: drilling, Foundations, Site Investigation

 These aim to reduce or clarify the risk in relation to man made or natural hazards such as soft or variable ground, groundwater issues, slope stability and solution features.  This will normally be achieved through an intrusive exercises such as trial pitting or drilling boreholes with sampling and testing of soil, rock and groundwater to establish strength, compressibility, plasticity and other characteristics likely to inform construction projects.

Keywords: drilling, foundation design, Foundations, geotechnical consultant, Ground Investigation, Site Investigation, slope stability, Soakaway Design, soil testing, Window Sampling

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