Andrew Lees

Andrew Lees

Andrew Lees is an award winning lecturer and the originator of the new Tensar T-Value method for working platforms.

Recent Posts by Andrew Lees:

by Andrew Lees, on 09-Sep-2021 04:39:48

A landslide is the movement of a mass of earth, rock or debris down a slope, under the force of gravity: the self-weight of the material wanting to fall down …

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Topics:subgrade stabilisation

by Andrew Lees, on 06-May-2021 04:06:26

What role can plastics and geogrids play in sustainability? Recently, President Joe Biden hosted a virtual Leaders Summit on Climate – proof, if any is required, that sustainability continues to …

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by Andrew Lees, on 08-Apr-2021 04:14:25

Functions of a Flexible Pavement Flexible pavements serve three functions, and in order to achieve these effectively, several layers are required. The initial (visible) function is to provide a surface …

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by Andrew Lees, on 24-Mar-2021 10:01:27

What are the types of road construction methods? One important point to note is that within our industry, what this question usually relates to is the different types of pavement …

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by Andrew Lees, on 11-Mar-2021 04:19:00

What are the types of piles and their construction methods? Piling today is clearly one of the cornerstones of the construction industry and indeed, it has been so for centuries …

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by Andrew Lees, on 04-Mar-2021 03:44:45

What is the shear strength of soil? This is a key question for ground engineers and is vital to any design project. The reason it’s so important is that at …

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by Andrew Lees, on 18-Feb-2021 04:47:19

What is the bearing capacity of soil? What does “bearing capacity of soil” mean? It’s important because whenever a load is placed on the ground, such as from a building …

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by Andrew Lees, on 04-Feb-2021 04:53:32

From the Great Wall of China, to the Dubai-Fujairah Highway, the versatility, stability and strength of reinforced soil has been used by builders and engineers to build retaining walls for …

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by Andrew Lees, on 21-Jan-2021 05:13:02

Retaining walls come in all types, shapes and sizes – from simple gravity walls to bored pile walls for basements and reinforced soil walls using geogrids – to suit a …

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Topics:Walls & Slopes

by Andrew Lees, on 07-Jan-2021 04:10:23

Happy New Year from all of us here at Tensar! We hope that you had a enjoyable break and had the chance to have a go at Andrew Lee's Christmas …

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Topics:Geogrid