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

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 210 x 297mm | 180g
  • ICE Publishing
  • Thomas Telford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0727719823
  • 9780727719829
  • 1,517,316

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 historiesshow more