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Improved road and footpath safety on Little Orme

Improved road and footpath safety on Little Orme

The Little Orme is comprised of limestone with sub-horizontal bedding planes. The jointing is orthogonal, defining large blocks. Generally, these joints are tight within the rock mass, however, due to weathering and block movement, they are often dilated on the rock...
Video: Gabion Retaining Wall – Carbis Bay, UK

Video: Gabion Retaining Wall – Carbis Bay, UK

Carbis Bay Hotel invested Ā£8 million into a beach front regeneration project which involved the construction of a new piled wall to create space for the development at beach level. Given the limited space, a temporary supporting platform was required to accommodate...
Concrete Canvas – Avoca Mines Case Study

Concrete Canvas – Avoca Mines Case Study

In June, Concrete CanvasĀ® Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (CC GCCM) was used to line a series of drainage channels at the Avoca Mines in Wicklow, Ireland. The site had a long history of mining, with copper mining activities having been reported as far back as...