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Twist of lime A new joint venture between a UK contractor and a Swedish firm is hoping to revitalise interest in lime columns for ground improvement in the UK.

Lime columns are a tried and tested method of improving clays and silts, particularly in Sweden, although use in the UK to date is limited. The joint venture between UK's Stent Foundations and Swedish contractor Hercules Grundloggning hopes to revitalise interest in the use of the method in the UK.

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