Managing geotechnical risk: improving productivity in UK building and construction

Clayton, C.R.I. (2001) Managing geotechnical risk: improving productivity in UK building and construction, Thomas Telford, 80pp. (Institution of Civil Engineers).


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Ground related problems and conditions can often adversley affect costs, completion time, profitability, and health and safety issues on a project of any scale. Geotechnical risk can affect all those involved in construction - including the client, designer and the constructor. These guidelines, produced in association with the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions, provide best practice guidance on the management of geotechnical risk by all parties concerned, and also explain why such risks occur.

The key processes
The essential principles
The client's role
The designer's role
The constructor's role

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 9780727729675 (hardback)
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Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
ePrint ID: 53892
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
27 March 2001Published
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2008
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:32

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