Bearing Capacity

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Bearing capacity is the capacity of soil to support the loads applied to the ground. The bearing capacity of soil is the maximum average contact pressure between the foundation and the soil which should not produce shear failure in the soil. Our innovative testing methods enables you to assess this in applications that include temporary works platforms for mobile crane pads or piling rigs, building and temporary structure foundations, tank farms, pavements and others.

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The AGS Queensland Annual Symposium was held on 29 Nov 2022 in Brisbane. Our exhibition stand was manned by Robin Power who had conversations with many of the 160 attendees. Recent advance in geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, and testing was the theme for the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) Queensland Chapter Symposium. The program included: