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Examples of the Underpinning of Heavy Structures. Discussion on Mr. W. Muirhead's Paper

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Examples of the Underpinning of Heavy Structures. Discussion on Mr. W. Muirhead's Paper
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THE PRESIDENT (Professor J. Husband, F.R.C.Sc.I., M.Inst.C.E.) commented on the great interest of the subject of the paper, and said that probably the majority of the members had had to deal with underpinning in some form or another. He had had a good many underpinning jobs to look after, and Mr. Muirhead had put forward in the paper some exceptionally interesting examples of that class of engineering.

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