geotechnical investigation


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geotechnical investigation

A soil boring and sampling process (together with associated laboratory testing) required to establish the sub-surface profiles and relative strengths of the strata encountered at depths likely to have an influence on the design of a building project. Also called a subsurface investigation.
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Jordan-based Arab Center for Engineering Studies (ACES) said its Dubai branch has been awarded the geotechnical investigation for the Hassyan Energy Clean Coal Power Plant in the UAE.
SUBSEA engineers Ennsub have secured a PS2m contract to build launch and recovery system for geotechnical investigation specialists Benthic.
The memo also suggests the bulk sampling program be followed by a geotechnical investigation in the area of the proposed bulk sample excavation to analyze the pit slope and enhance project economics.
Geotechnical investigation methods; a field guide for geotechnical engineers.
The geotechnical investigation contracts comprised the drilling of more than 400 boreholes, which reached depths of up to 60m.
have selected Leighton & Associates (Irvine, California) to provide geotechnical investigation services for the new Fairfax Road Interchange and 1.5-mile extension of SR-178 in Bakersfield.
The Jordan branch of the Arab Centre for Engineering Studies (ACES) has completed the geotechnical investigation for the Wadi Araba Dams in Jordan.
ACES Doha will carry out the geotechnical investigation at the stadium located in Al Thumama, Qatar.
ACES Dubai has been awarded the geotechnical investigation for the prestigious $136m (AED449m) Museum of the Future project.