Railway Geotechnical Design Specialist

Railway Geotechnical Design Specialist

Designing, creating and repairing railway networks is crucial to efficient transportation of assets and people. From national rail networks and branch lines through to plant and distribution sidings, the demand on railways is an ever-present cost to business. The correct development, design and maintenance of railways infrastructure is essential to avoid costly delays and track failures. A railway geotechnical design specialist can help you to ensure that the ground your tracks run on or run through are fit-for-purpose and will not be the reason for these unwanted and unforeseen costs.

Railway Geotechnical Design Specialist

Alan Binns, Director of Plough Geotechnical Ltd, is a railway geotechnical design specialist and works with businesses to ensure railways remain stable and safe, regardless of the environment and ground. His team provide expert guidance, advice and designs, in-line with current legislation. Amongst the services Plough Geotechnical Ltd provide are:

  • Initial investigation – including geotechnical analysis of soil and rocks
  • Cutting and embankment design – including safe slopes and approved angles of excavation to avoid compromising the track
  • Groundwater control – including track drainage design and drainage of adjacent slopes
  • Rail foundation specification – including the thickness and composition of the track foundation layers
  • Detailed maintenance inspections – supporting rail engineers in finding and solving problems
  • Network Rail Compliance – helping you to interpret and comply with the official standards and specifications
Railway Geotechnical Design Specialist

Director of Plough Geo, Alan Binns has been working with railways since the start of his career. He began under the guidance of the Chief Civil Engineer, Eastern Region, and worked full time for British Rail for 9 years, gaining invaluable insight and experience. He has since been involved in a variety of rail consultation projects.

Plough Geotechnical Ltd are a Wirral based team of Geotechnical engineers, providing specialist Geotechnical services and act as an expert Geotechnical witness should things go wrong in the future.

Railway Geotechnical Design Specialist

Contact Alan at Plough Geotechnical Ltd for an initial, informal chat about how you may be able to work together.

Tel: 0151 353 1730

Mob: 07957 659 819

Email: info@ploughgeo.co.uk

www.ploughgeo.co.uk

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Alan Binns is Delivering Geotechnical Expertise to the Environment Agency

Alan Binns is Delivering Geotechnical Expertise to the Environment Agency

Alan Binns, Director of Plough Geotechnical, has had an extensive career stretching back fifty years, gaining unrivalled, hands-on experience across a wide range of projects. He has worked his way up to become one of the most respected experts in the country and is one of the most experienced landfill design experts in the world. To recognise this status, Alan Binns is delivering Geotechnical expertise to the Environment Agency.

Alan Binns is Delivering Geotechnical Expertise to the Environment Agency

TerraConsult Ltd are contracted to the UK Environment Agency to deliver a 4-day Advanced Landfill Engineering course and have called upon Alan Binns expertise to deliver the following main areas of the course:

  • Earthworks – 1- day duration
  • Landfill Design – ½-day duration

Alan Binns is Delivering Geotechnical Expertise to the Environment Agency

The course forms part of the UK Environment Agency’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme and confirms the high respect that Alan Binns has in the Geotechnical Industry.

Alan Binns is Delivering Geotechnical Expertise to the Environment Agency

Alan Binns is the Director of Plough Geotechnical Ltd, a Wirral based team of Geotechnical engineers, providing a specialist service using state of the art modelling software package, extensive hands-on experience, delivering expert analysis, designs and impartial witness assessment services.

Alan and the team at Plough Geotechnical Ltd are passionate about delivering a first-class service to all clients and are always happy to discuss any geotechnical issues that you may be experiencing or offer support for new projects and developments.

Alan Binns is Delivering Geotechnical Expertise to the Environment Agency

Plough Geotechnical Ltd work in many sectors including:

  • Residential Developments
  • Commercial Developments
  • Highways
  • Railways
  • Landfill
  • Quarrying

And Alan specialises in the following:

  • Foundations
  • Slope and Quarry Stability
  • Retaining Walls
  • Earthworks
  • And can act as an Expert Witness if things should ever go wrong!

Alan Binns is Delivering Geotechnical Expertise to the Environment Agency

If you would like to know more about bespoke training courses for your team or would like to speak to Alan about any Geotechnical Engineering topics, then please make contact

 

Tel: 0151 353 1730

Mob: 07957 659 819

Email: info@ploughgeo.co.uk

 

www.ploughgeo.co.uk

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Geotechnical Foundation Design Training Course

Geotechnical Foundation Design Training Course

Are you looking for a Geotechnical Foundation Design training course? Need an introduction to foundation design? Do you or your team of engineers have limited knowledge of how to choose and design a foundation? Equipe Training are recognised as leaders in providing training in the geotechnical industry and have teamed up with Alan Binns, Director of Plough Geotechnical Ltd, to deliver a one-day geotechnical foundation design training course.

Geotechnical Foundation Design Training Course

The geotechnical foundation design training course is ideal for geotechnical practitioners and engineers looking at how information is obtained and then used to provide designs for foundations and the calculations for basic foundation design.

The course will cover:

  • Assessment of the use and choice of shallow foundations and piles
  • Derivation of bearing capacity
  • Calculate the working loads and settlement of simple foundations
  • Overview of pile foundations
  • Introduction to Limit State Design and Partial Factors
  • Calculation of pile working loads in accordance with Eurocode
  • Ground improvement techniques

At the end of the course the delegates should be able to:

  • Assess ground conditions with respect to suitable shallow foundations
  • Calculate bearing capacity, settlement
  • Assess ground conditions with respect to piled foundations
  • Calculate simple pile foundations
  • Use partial factors and carry out Limit State Design for simple foundations
  • Have an appreciation for the use of ground improvement techniques

Further details of the course are found HERE

Geotechnical Foundation Design Training Course

Plough Geotechnical Ltd

Plough Geotechnical are a Wirral based team of Geotechnical engineers, providing a specialist service using state of the art modelling software package, extensive hands-on experience, delivering expert analysis, designs and impartial witness assessment services. Alan Binns, Director of Plough Geotechnical Ltd is passionate about delivering a first-class service to all his clients and is always happy to discuss any geotechnical issues that you may be experiencing or offer support for new projects and developments.

Equipe Training Ltd

Equipe was established in 2008 by three of the UK’s leading senior managers in the field of geotechnics and drilling – an independent, professional and comprehensive provider for vocational training, testing and continual assessment for the drilling and geotechnical industries. Delivering highly regarded training courses, seminars and tutorials to all stakeholders in the industry: from educational establishments (i.e. schools, colleges and universities), through consultants and clients, to contractors.

 Geotechnical Foundation Design Training Course

Contact Alan at Plough Geotechnical Ltd for an initial, informal chat about geotechnical training courses.

 

Tel: 0151 353 1730

Mob: 07957 659 819

Email: info@ploughgeo.co.uk

 

www.ploughgeo.co.uk

Geotechnical Foundation Design Training Course

Unrivalled Understanding of Geotechnical Issues

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