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BC Update 191: New guidance says well-planned ground investigations can save costs

Posted: 6 July 2016

BC Update
A new practice advisory explains the need for early site investigation, as a key element in controlling the costs of a project and delivering good building performance.

The advisory describes the aims of site investigation, investment considerations and the site investigation strategy – including extent, depth and inherent uncertainties.

Practice Advisory 17: Well-planned ground investigations can save costs

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