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Why Soil Investigation is Important for your Building Project

Soil Investigation

In this part of the world little emphasis is placed on soil test before a building is erected, hence, there is a need to bring this aspect of structural engineering under radar and this article attempts to do justice to that. Building projects require careful and thorough planning because they can have a major impact on their surroundings. Whether you’re ...

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An Overview of Foundation And Foundation Types

Foundation

This article delves into the common types of foundation in buildings. Broadly speaking, all foundations are divided into two categories: shallow foundations and deep foundations. The words shallow and deep refer to the depth of soil in which the foundation is made. Shallow foundations can be made in depths of as little as 3ft (1m), while deep foundations can be ...

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