Foundation construction is vital to the success of the project and for this reason much effort is channelled into the foundation design and construction. An important message which must be given to the Client from an early stage is that money spent on the foundations is money well spent. It must be considered as an investment in the structural integrity of the building which will pay dividends well into the future. The consequences of a foundation failure can be huge and even threaten personal safety; for this reason a Chartered Civil Engineer must be employed to gain sufficient information about the ground conditions, design the foundations and oversee the construction.
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- Foundation Construction and Design
BSc, CEng MICE, MIStructE Dene R. Warren
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