01438 225102        |          info@corehard.com
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

Corehard on Facebook & Twitter

You can now follow us on Facebook for all the latest developments and posts Or indeed follow us on twitter @NRSWALab if you prefer        
22
JAN
2014

Ancillary activities

Many of our clients are now availing of additional services we undertake such as presence of coal tars or hydrocarbons within bituminous materials along with identification of calcites within surface course materials. Please contact us for further information.  Image showing PAH...
06
JAN
2014

Happy New Year

We wish all a Happy and Peaceful New Year for 2014
29
NOV
2013

Water main failures

  We are currently supplying services to several water companies and Local Authorities in providing information relating to water main failures where investigation into surrounding existing ground is tested to verify if affected by water ingress, subsidence, or undermining...
27
NOV
2013

Penetrometer Compaction Test

The physical difference using penetrometer method to test compaction on granular recycled materials where applying the correct method as prescribed within SROH. Recycled Granular 150mm layers – 8 passes 50kg vibrotamper As compared against backfill of excavation to full...
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...