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
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