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
CIRIA will develop high-level guidance for civil infrastructure owners and operators; client advisors; specifiers; designers, managers and maintainers. The guidance will support business cases to implement SHM and include information on the capabilit
 
Cast in-situ concrete
This project will focus on defects associated with the procurement, design and construction of cast in-situ concrete.