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Assessment of permeability and behaviour of chalk in deep boreholes

The UK’s fast rail-link, HS2 proposes to boring a deep tunnel 60m+ through the Chilterns, chalk hills located in the South of England.
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European recycling markets reel from coronavirus

Concerns over the long-term impact of the coronavirus outbreak on key European recycling markets sharply escalated this week following the adoption of further containment measures across the continent.

Urgent permeation grouting during Crossrail tunnelling

Faced with water inflow to a Crossrail tunnel, what do you do? Stay calm and call for an IOM3 member. Keller - BAM Ritchies JV's David Bradley describes his role in averting potential flooding and tunnel collapse at Tottenham Court Road.

Tacking on technology in construction

Housebuilding in the UK is continuously falling short of the government’s ambitious targets, and companies are turning to new technologies and techniques to improve the situation, while maintaining standards of quality and living. From speeding up production to creating a better environment, Clay Technology takes a look at some of the ways the industry is improving construction.

The benefits of ongoing skills support and training

Technical workshops made their debut at the 2019 ClayTech event. Among the displays of automated brickmaking systems, binding materials and testing equipment, participants were able to take advantage of a series of educational sessions for the first time. Here, we take a look at the benefits of ongoing skills support and the history of the associations’ commitment to training.

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