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11
MAR
2015

Local Community Radio

Corehard Limited believe in local community radio and its benefits and wish SG1 radio every success  
19
JAN
2015

2015 – ISO 9001 Audit completed

We have successfully completed our 2015 audits with no non-conformances or observations found. Congratulations to all the team as we have maintained our clean sheet for another year. However we will remain vigilant therefore not to allowing complacency. The new standard will be...
09
JAN
2015

Penetrometer Testing – Chester City Walls

  Penetrometer (Panda2) variable energy input dynamic cone method being used to determine ground resistance and condition below natural foundation layer of collapsed section of Chester City Roman Walls. This provided both Archaeologists and Engineers with invaluable...
14
OCT
2014

Winchester Cathedral – Penetrometer Testing

Corehard Technicians have been undertaking penetrometer testing in the South Transept of Winchester Cathedral. This was enabled by removal of clay tiles at several locations to allow dynamic cone penetrometer to provide ground resistance information for up to 8m depth below floor...
06
AUG
2014

Panda 2 – MOD

Corehard are assisting MOD through ground research testing related to assets such as air strips and runways using the Panda 2 penetrometer. This is to provide accurate results of ground resistance, layer construction, and compaction of underlying materials after core extraction...
07
APR
2014

Deflection measured

We have developed a simple means to provide deflection measurement of carriageway chambers and covers when subjected to dynamic loading from traffic. This has already provided useful data for manufacturers of segments and resins along with specific installation techniques for...
21
MAR
2014

VEIDCP Testing Access Road to Moulsford Viaduct

Corehard Ltd have been asked to provide ground resistance test results to determine sub-grade quality to allow temporary road access for refurbishment of Moulsford Viaduct built in 1839 by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. This allows for accurate information being made available for...
06
FEB
2014

Compaction – Why it’s important

Compaction-Overview-PSS The above link is a brief pdf presentation relating to laboratory testing of backfill materials using the penetrometer method. Many practitioners are relating to CBR% values which generally provide measurement of bearing ratio only and can be confused with...
04
FEB
2014

Licorne – Panda2 Ivory Coast

From 8 to 30 January 2014, the Licorne force (French peacekeeping mission on the Ivory Coast) and a detachment of the 25th Engineer Regiment air (25 e RGA) conducted a fact-finding mission of leading aviation theatre runways. The mission objectives were, thanks to the know-how of...
30
JAN
2014

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You can now follow us on Facebook for all the latest developments and posts Or indeed follow us on twitter @NRSWALab if you prefer