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18
AUG
2015

UKAS Assessment

Corehard Limited have just completed our UKAS re-assessment audits for all current test procedures and maintenance of laboratory and will retain our status as: UKAS Accredited Laboratory No. 2580 If you would like to view our full accreditation schedule please click on the...
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 information as...
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...
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...
27
NOV
2013

WRAP – Technical Report on compaction

For those who have not seen a copy of the independent WRAP technical report on compaction trials carried out by Scott Wilson Ltd please use the following link: http://www.sustainableaggregates.com/library/docs/wrap/L0351_MRF106_SW.pdf...
22
OCT
2013

Research report for backfill compaction and bituminous air voids testing

Our research report into compaction testing and voids criteria is now available to download using the link below: Compaction & Air Voids Research Report CHD-RR-1112v1Bpub This was undertaken as a joint venture between Affinity Water, London Borough of Enfield, Corehard...