ground investigation

ground investigation

Same as site investigation. Also see geotechnical investigation.
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Ahead of this process HS2 Ltd has applied to Stafford Borough Council for a temporary change of use of land at Hixon Airfield Industrial Estate, so it can carry out ground investigation works near the planned rail route.
The ground investigation work currently taking place is necessary for engineers and architects to draw up the final designs for the centre.
The PS2.6million deal is for ground investigation works on the Pitlochry to Killiecrankie section and the Killiecrankie to Glen Garry stretch.
Fabricated in Qatar, the fully-registered vessel is available for nearshore ground investigation projects or for charter as a work barge.
Client: Mr Tester & Mrs King Partners: David Symonds Associates, Ground Investigation & Piling Ltd, George Law Ltd, Foundation Piling Ltd, M&J Drilling Award Category: Geotechnical, Partnership IN EARLY 2014 during the construction of two properties on a small development site at a development site in the village of Oakamoor in Staffordshire, a large landslip measuring approximately 200m by 75m was activated.
Mr Hazzard said advanced ground investigation work had begun and archaeological excavation was due to begin soon.
The ninth edition adds two chapters on Eurozone 7 Part 1 design methods and Eurozone 7 Part 2 ground investigation techniques.
The authors intend to provide advice on ground investigation, design, and implementation on site.
A comprehensive ground investigation will now be carried out.
A council spokeswoman said: "It's the borehole rig as part of the Ground Investigation for Phase 2 of the promenade works."