Rising demand for land for development through reclamation and site decontamination has led to a rapid expansion in the field of ground improvement techniques. High energy impact compaction (HEIC) from Landpac is proving an innovative and cost-effective technology in solving geotechnical challenges. Builder & Engineer takes a look.
Construction has come a long way from the days when female workers were a novelty, yet women still represent just 10 per cent of one of the UK’s most important sectors. So why is it still such a man’s world?
An annual survey has revealed that despite a significant increase in highway repairs, the road network in England and Wales is crumbling, fuelling calls for increased and longer-term funding from Government.