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Better Risk Management in Ground Engineering

Almost all construction experts agree that the greatest risk to a construction project is ground conditions and in particular, when ground conditions are different to those expected. Equally most people…

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FPS Podcast - June 2020

Episode two of the Federation of Piling specialists (FPS) podcast, sponsored by Soilmec, hears FPS Chair Steve Hadley talk to A Squared Studio Director Tony Suckling about advanced geotechnical design…

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FPS Webinar – Sustainability Series: “Calculating your project’s carbon footprint”

Save the Date – 21 July 2020, 11am – for the inaugural Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) Webinar! Free to view, and carrying CPD points, the webinar is the first…

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Reinforcing Cage Safety

Safety at work is one of the central aims of the Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) and against this, it regularly examines areas of working relevant to the piling and…

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Early Career Group Meeting - May 2020

With COVID-19 restrictions preventing a regular face-to-face meeting, the technological resourcefulness of Early Career Group (ECG) members was tested – successfully – with a ‘virtual’ meeting, held 28th March. Some…

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FPS June Podcast - Coming Soon!

The second Federation of Piling Specialist’ (FPS) podcast, sponsored by Soilmec, is due to go live mid-June, and like its inaugural podcast, which featured an engaging and forward thinking interview…

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FPS Inaugural Podcast Announced

The Federation of Piling Specialists’ (FPS) first podcast, sponsored by Casagrande UK, is now live on Spotify for listening (it will be available on iTunes and the FPS website in…

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FPS – Working During COVID-19

As with every country, the United Kingdom has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, unlike some European countries, the construction industry here in the UK has largely been…

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Cashflow – Essential for the ‘New Normal’

As the whole of UK plc comes to terms with the so called ‘new normal’, by and large the Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) welcomes the government’s initiatives that are…

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