Construction Index Features

Sun February 16 2020

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Piling on the pressure

Life in the piling and ground engineering sector remains tough, but while growth seems to be stagnating, the 20 biggest contractors in the sector have managed to improve profitability. David Taylor reports

Dover's Dockside Revival

Deep excavations and massive piles have dominated civil engineering works on the Port of Dover’s Western Docks Revival project. David Taylor reports

Central looks north

Essex-based Central Piling is building up its design capability and looking north for new opportunities. David Taylor reports

Rakes Progress

Although still very popular in northern Europe, the use of driven precast concrete piles has fallen out of favour with UK contractors. But, as David Taylor reports, at least one piling specialist is determined to prove that this method still has plenty to offer

Get it right!

New guidance is due out soon on best practice in tremie piling. Philip Hines explains its importance