Research by topic: Construction materials and products

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Projects underway

Rock slope netting design, installation and maintenance
UK's transportation infrastructure owners and operators are increasingly using rock slope netting to safeguard against rock slope failure and progressive degradation.

Project proposals

Grouted (Ground) Anchors - condition appraisal and remedial treatment
The publication of BS EN 1537:2013 (Execution of special geotechnical works grouted anchors) and revision of BS8081 and EC7, has presented a timely opportunity to produce good practice guidance for the industry.
Structural health monitoring (SHM) systems for civil infrastructure
This scoping project will determine what guidance is required for those specifying and managing structural health monitoring (SHM) systems. CIRIA will use the findings from a scoping workshop to develop a research proposal for good practice guidance