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(11/7/13)

Aarsleff to extend Skagen port facilities

In Denmark, Per Aarsleff A/S has entered into a contract with Port of Skagen for an extension of the port facilities.

(8/7/13)

Bauer Technologies secures US Embassy contract

Bauer Technologies has secured the contract to undertake the piling and diaphragm walling works for the new US Embassy in London.

(4/7/13)

UK researchers work to develop “self-healing concrete”

A new research project in the UK aims to develop novel “self-healing concrete” that uses an inbuilt immune system to close its own wounds and prevent deterioration.

(26/6/13)

Stockholm to host 2014 EFFC-DFI international conference

The EFFC and the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) are together hosting an international conference on deep foundations and piling next year (May 21-23) in Stockholm, Sweden.

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EFFC/DFI Geotechnical Carbon Calculator

The EFFC and the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) are urging the geotechnical sector to make immediate use of their jointly-developed carbon calculator tool – a standardised and pioneering open source tool for comparing the sustainability of different foundation techniques.

Safety Co-Ordination

Foundation Contractors do their best, but safety co-ordination still inadequate
on site … Read more here or download as a pdf.

The EFFC Health & Safety Charter

The EFFC holds the attainment of the highest standard of safety as a key objective. Read more here or download as a pdf.

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