Mr Hickman in BEDFORD
Ben is a Chartered Building Engineer and Chartered Construction Manager dealing with the design of basement waterproofing. He sits on the British Standard committee reviewing BS 8102 and is a main author of the ongoing CIRIA guidance on the delivery of blue roofs. Ben is also a board director at the Property Care Association. Structural waterproofing • Failed basement waterproofing • Waterproofing design review • Basement defect diagnosis • Green roofs • Blue roofs • Buried roofs • Podium decks • Cavity...
Mr Nettleton in MANCHESTER
Engineering geology • Rock engineering • Rock falls • Geotechnical engineering • Geology • Foundation engineering • Site investigation • Earthworks & slopes - roads • Earthworks & slopes - rail • Earth-retaining structures • Slope drainage • Slope stabilisation • Landslides • Mines & quarries • Quarries Regulations 1999 • Tips • Tailings, dams & lagoons • Risk assessment • Geohazards • Ground anchors • Geomorphology • Debris flows
Dr Cobb in CHARLBURY
Assessments & investigations for & design of spoil tips, lagoons, wastewater ponds & stock piles at mines & quarries • Preparation of reports for Quarries Regulations, 1999 (Regulations 32 & 33) for both rock & spoil slopes • Contractual matters relating to the construction or removal of tips & rockfaces • Accommodation of tips & lagoons within quarry design & the assessment of recoverable minerals & volumes of waste for disposal • Also subsidence & other effects of underground mining •...
Mr Binns in CHESTER
The geotechnical issues relating to the analysis, design, specification & construction of building & civil engineering works, e.g. residential developments, commercial developments, highways, railways, landfills • Specifically in the geotechnical areas of slope stability, quarry stability, foundation design & construction, retaining wall design & construction, highway design & construction, railway design & construction, landfill design & construction • Expert reports on all the above issues,...
Dr Grant in BRADFORD-ON-AVON
A wide range of complex ground geotechnical engineering aspects of both temporary and permanent works for buildings, bridges, basements, deep excavations and other below ground and above ground structures. Geotechnical Engineering: • Design • Failures • Investigations • Pile foundations • Deep foundations • Shallow foundations • Raft foundations • Settlement • Ground movement • Retaining walls • Embedded retaining walls • Basements • Deep excavations • Slopes • Embankments
Dr Williams in HEMEL HEMPSTEAD
Design of earth-retaining structures • Basement design • Site investigation • Slope stability • Geotechnical monitoring • Numerical analysis of geotechnical structures • Ground improvement • Foundation & pile design • Reinforced earth
Mr Puller in SEVENOAKS
Expert in the design, construction & forensic analysis of defects & failures in geotechnical works including: • Deep basements • Deep foundations • Bored piles • Secant piles • Diaphragm walls • Continuous flight auger piles • Barrettes • Rock anchors
Mr Walton in LANCASTER
Experienced consultant in geotechnical engineering (both mining and civil engineering), quarrying, open pit mining and health and safety in mining and quarrying • Chartered Mining Engineer, Chartered Geologist and Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner • Extensive experience in consulting, contracting and managing mining and quarrying operations in both technical and production capacities • Works extensively in the UK, Europe and Africa • Expert evidence given in mineral extraction, slope stability in...
Mr Ruse in LONDON
Specialist in building & construction problems • Forensic engineering • Professional negligence claims • Building defects • Investigation of structural failures • Material failure investigation • Foundation problems & subsidence • Soil survey & testing • Foundation design • Structural reinstatement • Condition surveys • Party wall disputes • Risk assessment • Clear, concise, easily understandable reports which get to the heart of the matter
Mr Naylor in STOURBRIDGE
Construction safety • Occupational health & safety • Personal injury • Slips & trips • Manual handling • Accident investigations • Flooding damage • Geotechnical engineering • Foundations & earthworks • Embankments & cuttings • Soil & rock slope instability • Subsidence, settlement & heave • Treatment of mineworkings • Landfill engineering • Stabilisation works • Retaining walls • Ground improvement • Contamination • Drainage
Mr Gallagher in MANCHESTER
Containment systems engineering for landfills, tailings lagoons & heap leach pads • Geosynthetics engineering & use • Geosynthetics testing • Steepwall lining systems for deep quarry landfills • Composite lining systems, including clay, bentonite-enriched soil (BES), geomembranes, geotextiles • Leachate & landfill gas • Earthworks • Safety & risk in geotechnical engineering • Construction quality assurance (CQA) • Waste management & disposal • Ground investigation
Dr Tonks in MANCHESTER
Geotechnical engineering • Site investigation • Foundations • Settlement & subsidence • Earth-retaining structures • Slope stabilisation • Earthworks & roads • Soft compressible soils • Ground treatment • Tailings dams, tips & lagoons • River diversions, canals, weirs, irrigation • Groundwater & geohydrology • Mines & quarries • Environmental remediation • Contaminated & derelict land • Pollution studies & treatment • Waste management & disposal • Chemical waste • Geosynthetics & geomembranes
Mr Hobbs in BURY ST EDMUNDS
Pile construction, including: • Difficulties in the formation of cast in situ piles • Excesses in pile tolerance • Deficiencies in pile integrity • Effects of noise and vibration, and incorrect method causing disturbance and nearby building settlement
Mr Taylor in COLCHESTER
Construction disputes • Geotechnical-related matters, i.e. insurance claims for subsidence & ground engineering design • Surveyors' negligence • Boundary disputes • Civil & structural engineering-related matters