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'A failure waiting to happen: the Chipping Campden Landslide' by Mr Jason Boddy (ARUP)

'A failure waiting to happen: the Chipping Campden Landslide' by Mr Jason Boddy (ARUP)
When Mar 02, 2016
from 07:30 PM to 08:25 PM
Where King's College, Keynes Hall
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Seminar overview:

In 2013, a major landslide occurred on the main railway line connecting Oxford to Worcester. The presentation will provide a chronological account of the assessment of the failure mechanism, the design of the remedial works and their execution on site and close by highlighting some of the factors that led to the project being selected as a finalist in the 2015 Ground Engineering project awards.


Short biography:

Jason Boddy is an Associate Director with the Consulting Engineers, Arup, working in their Newcastle office.  He has over 20 years' experience, having worked on a wide range of projects applying a broad range of geotechnical skills with Arup. He has worked in the UK, the Far East, Africa and mainland Europe, combining practical design skills with extensive site experience.  He is currently the Chairman of the Northern Geotechnical Group, the regional group of the British Geotechnical Association for North East England.


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