1 May 2014
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Based on his 2014 James Sutherland History Lecture, 'Not up, not down but sideways', James Thomson draws on more than 50 years of experience to provide a background to the process of jacking structures horizontally into the ground to form tunnels, and discusses the impact the technology has for the spatial planning of future projects.
Entering into and working within confined spaces is potentially extremely hazardous. Regrettably, on a number of occasions, these actions have resulted in human tragedy. This article provides an overview of the issues and risks involved.
Letters this month include discussion on: flood prevention, the Exam and Eurocode requirements for steel connections.