Inadequate Site Investigation

Inadequate Site Investigation

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Description

A report by the Ground Board of the Institution of Civil Engineers which highlights the significance of inadequate site investigation on late completions and escalating costs in building and highways projects in the UK. The essential elements of site investigation work are reviewed, and recommendations, including national guidelines, are proposed to encourage improved uniform practice in site investigation for the benefit of the construction industry and its clients.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 210 x 297mm
  • ICE Publishing
  • Thomas Telford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • references
  • 072771645X
  • 9780727716453

Table of contents

Principal findings, conclusions and recommendations; scale and nature of the problem; expenditure on site and ground investigations; site and ground investigation practice; contractual claims related to unforeseen ground conditions; conclusions; recommendations.show more