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Ground investigation
Geotechnical consultancy
Contaminated land assessment

Are there really any “unknown unknowns” in the ground….?

April 29, 2021
by GEA

Donald Rumsfeld's "known knowns, known unknowns and unknown unknowns" phrase has become quite a favourite in presentations by geotechnical engineers...

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Screening out sites that have a Very Low or Negligible Ground Gas Risk

October 14, 2020
by Mike Plimmer

The risk presented by high rates of hazardous ground gas emissions into structures is well documented and means of monitoring and assessing this risk are set out in both BS 8576:2013 and CIRIA C665...

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Description of Anthropogenic Materials

October 3, 2018
by Mike Plimmer

The Association of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS) has produced new guidance for the description of made ground.

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Development of Ten Lock Flight Public House, Runcorn

January 2, 2018
by Steve Branch

In mid-2104 Wildgoose Construction asked GEA to review the findings of three previous phases of investigation at a site in Runcorn adjacent to the Bridgewater Canal, where significant contaminated land issues had been identified.

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