Ground Improvement in the Christchurch Rebuild – A Contractor’s Perspective
Mark Koelling, Keller Ground Engineering
The talk will present the perspective of a specialty geotechnical contractor, now active in Christchurch, on the working environment within the ongoing seismic activity of the region. Ground improvement methods applicable for the lifting/leveling and seismic mitigation of structures will be presented. Several case histories of work performed will be presented to include some aspects of design and construction.
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