Site Investigation in Construction Part 1: Without Site Investigation Ground is a Hazard
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Site Investigation in Construction Part 1: Without Site Investigation Ground is a Hazard

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This document has been written for Clients and their professional technical advisers in the consturction industry. It aims to raise their awareness of the importance of ground, and highlights the consequences of inadequate site investigation: escalating cost and late completions.Inadequate site investigations can arise from a lack of awareness of the hazards associated with ground, inadequate focus of finance, insufficient time and a lack of geotechnical expertise. Case histories are used to illustrate the consequences of inadequate site investigation.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 210 x 297mm | 180g
  • Thomas Telford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0727719823
  • 9780727719829
  • 1,601,081

Table of contents

Executive summary
The need for site investigation
Introduction
Scale of problem
Nature of problem
Value of money
Principal technical adviser
Procurement
Conditions of contract
Specification
Planning
Relevance
Flexibility
Communication
Groundwater
Supervision of work
Interpretation and dissemination of data
Quality management
Financial Risk
Claims
Inadequate site investigation
Conclusions
Case histories
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