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Slope stabilisation project wins West Midlands Awards

A hillside stabilisation project which helped to protect the Ironbridge Gorge Unesco World Heritage Site was overall winner and geotechnical award winner at ICE West Midlands’ Annual Awards on 17 May.

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Ironbridge gord jackfield

The historic Jackfield slip, which had been slipping into the river Severn since the 1700s, has been halted by the installation of 2,200 continuous flight augur piles. Judges said it was an “outstanding project which solves a large, longstanding and geotechnically complex problem.”





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