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  1. 1 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION Presentation to AGS by Dr Mike Atkinson

  2. 2 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION Terms of reference

  3. 3 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION Terms of reference Document structure

  4. 4 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION Terms of reference Document structure Selected important changes from 1990s publication

  5. 5 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION Terms of reference Document structure Selected important changes from 1990s publication Publication format

  6. 6 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION Terms of reference Document structure Selected important changes from 1990s publication Publication format The way forward

  7. 7 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION Terms of reference Document structure Selected important changes from 1990s publication Publication format The way forward Questions & discussion

  8. 8 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION TERMS OF REFERENCE Retain original structure

  9. 9 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION TERMS OF REFERENCE Retain original structure Update for new & revised methods, together with legislation changes

  10. 10 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION TERMS OF REFERENCE Retain original structure Update for new & revised methods, together with legislation changes Contract neutral documents

  11. 11 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION TERMS OF REFERENCE Retain original structure Update for new & revised methods, together with legislation changes Contract neutral documents General application to all ground investigations

  12. 12 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION TERMS OF REFERENCE Retain original structure Update for new & revised methods, together with legislation changes Contract neutral documents General application to all ground investigations Compatible with Highways Authority requirements

  13. 13 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION TERMS OF REFERENCE Retain original structure Update for new & revised methods, together with legislation changes Contract neutral documents General application to all ground investigations Compatible with Highways Authority requirements Eurocode compatible

  14. 14 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION DOCUMENT STRUCTURE General comments & guidance on use

  15. 15 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION DOCUMENT STRUCTURE General comments & guidance on use Specification & Notes for Guidance

  16. 16 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION DOCUMENT STRUCTURE General comments & guidance on use Specification & Notes for Guidance Schedules & Notes for Guidance

  17. 17 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION DOCUMENT STRUCTURE General comments & guidance on use Specification & Notes for Guidance Schedules & Notes for Guidance Bill of Quantities (with preamble to define payment) as an appendix & Notes for Guidance

  18. 18 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION DOCUMENT STRUCTURE General comments & guidance on use Specification & Notes for Guidance Schedules & Notes for Guidance Bill of Quantities (with preamble to define payment) as an appendix & Notes for Guidance Example uses of documents

  19. 19 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION DOCUMENT STRUCTURE General comments & guidance on use Specification & Notes for Guidance Schedules & Notes for Guidance Bill of Quantities (with preamble to define payment) as an appendix & Notes for Guidance Example uses of documents Example A – simple greenfield site

  20. 20 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION DOCUMENT STRUCTURE General comments and guidance on use Specification & Notes for Guidance Schedules & Notes for Guidance Bill of Quantities (with preamble to define payment) as an appendix & Notes for Guidance Example uses of documents Example A – simple greenfield site Examples B & C – previously developed & potentially contaminated Example B – housing development with shallow foundations

  21. 21 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION DOCUMENT STRUCTURE General comments & guidance on use Specification & Notes for Guidance Schedules & Notes for Guidance Bill of Quantities (with preamble to define payment) as an appendix & Notes for Guidance Example uses of documents Example A – simple greenfield site Examples B & C – previously developed & potentially contaminated Example B – housing development with shallow foundations Example C – industrial development with piled foundations

  22. 22 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION SELECTED IMPORTANT CHANGES Endorsements

  23. 23 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION SELECTED IMPORTANT CHANGES Endorsements Investigation Supervisor

  24. 24 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION SELECTED IMPORTANT CHANGES Endorsements Investigation Supervisor Payment for Contractor’s staff, including technical work / advice

  25. 25 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION INVESTIGATION SUPERVISOR (defined in Specification Clause 2.2) Appointed fromEngineer’s, Consultant’s or employer’s staff, an independent or from Contractor’s staff

  26. 26 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION INVESTIGATION SUPERVISOR (defined in Specification Clause 2.2) Appointed from Engineer’s, Consultant’s or employer’s staff, an independent or from Contractor’s staff To ensure technical objectives and quality of investigation are met within the programme and cost constraints

  27. 27 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION INVESTIGATION SUPERVISOR (defined in Specification Clause 2.2) Appointed from Engineer’s, Consultant’s or employer’s staff, an independent or from Contractor’s staff To ensure technical objectives and quality of investigation are met within the programme and cost constraints Need a wide range of delegated powers

  28. 28 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION INVESTIGATION SUPERVISOR (defined in Specification Clause 2.2) Appointed from Engineer’s or employer’s staff, an independent or from Contractor’s staff To ensure technical objectives and quality of investigation are met within the programme and cost constraints Need a wide range of delegated powers Individual or team of people

  29. 29 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION INVESTIGATION SUPERVISOR (defined in Specification Clause 2.2) Appointed from Engineer’s, Consultant’s or employer’s staff, an independent or from Contractor’s staff To ensure technical objectives and quality of investigation are met within the programme and cost constraints Need a wide range of delegated powers Individual or team of people MUST act impartially

  30. 30 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PAYMENT FOR CONTRACTOR’S STAFF Contract Management & Superintendence (defined in Specification Clause 3.5.1)

  31. 31 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PAYMENT FOR CONTRACTOR’S STAFF Contract Management & Superintendence (defined in Specification Clause 3.5.1) Contractor’s responsibility

  32. 32 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PAYMENT FOR CONTRACTOR’S STAFF Contract Management & Superintendence (defined in Specification Clause 3.5.1) Contractor’s responsibility Specification Note for Guidance 3.5.1 details it to include support services of accountancy, IT, quantity surveying, legal, quality control, auditing, commercial and marketing

  33. 33 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PAYMENT FOR CONTRACTOR’S STAFF Contract Management & Superintendence (defined in Specification Clause 3.5.1) Contractor’s responsibility Specification Note for Guidance 3.5.1 details it to include support services of accountancy, IT, quantity surveying, legal, quality control, auditing, commercial and marketing BoQ Preamble item 1(a) defines Contract Management & Superintendence as included in rates

  34. 34 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PAYMENT FOR CONTRACTOR’S STAFF Professional Attendance (defined in Specification Clause 3.5.2)

  35. 35 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PAYMENT FOR CONTRACTOR’S STAFF Professional Attendance (defined in Specification Clause 3.5.2) Provided by Contractor as necessary to fulfil the technical, logistical and quality requirements of the works

  36. 36 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PAYMENT FOR CONTRACTOR’S STAFF Professional Attendance (defined in Specification Clause 3.5.2) Provided by Contractor as necessary to fulfil the technical, logistical and quality requirements of the works Specification Note for Guidance 3.5.2 and BoQ Preamble item 4 details it as comprising the technical supervision of site activities, site liaison, logistics, logging, in-situ testing and sampling, photography and the preparation of daily records and preliminary logs (except where any of the above activities are carried out by site operatives and boring/drilling operatives)

  37. 37 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PAYMENT FOR CONTRACTOR’S STAFF Professional Attendance (defined in Specification Clause 3.5.2) Provided by Contractor as necessary to fulfil the technical, logistical and quality requirements of the works Specification Note for Guidance 3.5.2 and BoQ Preamble item 4 details it as comprising the technical supervision of site activities, site liaison, logistics, logging, in-situ testing and sampling, photography and the preparation of daily records and preliminary logs (except where any of the above activities are carried out by site operatives and boring/drilling operatives) BoQ Preamble item 4 states Professional Attendance normally paid for under Item A7.1 to A7.6 of the BoQ (alternatively via Appendix A rates)

  38. 38 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PAYMENT FOR CONTRACTOR’S STAFF Professional Attendance (defined in Specification Clause 3.5.2) Provided by Contractor as necessary to fulfil the technical, logistical and quality requirements of the works Specification Note for Guidance 3.5.2 and BoQ Preamble item 4 details it as comprising the technical supervision of site activities, site liaison, logistics, logging, in-situ testing and sampling, photography and the preparation of daily records and preliminary logs (except where any of the above activities are carried out by site operatives and boring/drilling operatives) BoQ Preamble item 4 states Professional Attendance normally paid for under Item A7.1 to A7.6 of the BoQ (alternatively via Appendix A rates) BoQ Preamble item 4 Note for Guidance allows Professional Attendance to be included in rates but amend Preamble and BoQ Item A7 not required

  39. 39 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PUBLICATION FORMAT Hard copy and electronic pdf copy of all parts of documents

  40. 40 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PUBLICATION FORMAT Hard copy and electronic pdf copy of all parts of documents Accessible WORD copy of Schedules & accessible EXCEL copy of BoQ

  41. 41 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PUBLICATION FORMAT Hard copy and electronic pdf copy of all parts of documents Accessible WORD copy of Schedules & accessible EXCEL copy of BoQ THE WAY FORWARD Fully interactive web based program

  42. 42 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PUBLICATION FORMAT Hard copy and electronic pdf copy of all parts of documents Accessible WORD copy of Schedules & accessible EXCEL copy of BoQ THE WAY FORWARD Fully interactive web based program Example – drop down menu to select required types of work

  43. 43 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION PUBLICATION FORMAT Hard copy and electronic pdf copy of all parts of documents Accessible WORD copy of Schedules & accessible EXCEL copy of BoQ THE WAY FORWARD Fully interactive web based program Example – drop down menu to select required types of work For types not required, automatically the relevant detailed Schedules and detailed BoQ items would be removed (or hidden) and the words ‘Not Required’ entered against the Schedule name and the relevant BoQ section header

  44. 44 Soil Mechanics UK SPECIFICATION FOR GROUND INVESTIGATION QUESTIONS & DISCUSSION