NEWS ON NEW STANDARDS

For those interested in geotechnics we thought you may wish to know (if you weren’t aware already) that a suite of updates to the current British Standards have been published:

  • BS EN ISO 10319: 2015 Geosynthetics. Wide-width tensile test.
  • BS EN 14199: 2015 Execution of special geotechnical works. Micropiles.
  • BS EN ISO 18674-1:2015 Geotechnical investigation and testing. Geotechnical monitoring by field instrumentation. General rules.
  • PD CEN/TS 16660:2015 Characterisation of waste. Leaching behaviour test. Determination of the reducing character and the reducing capacity.

Readers are referred to the BSI for further details about the standards.