In November 2020 Matthew Oakley of Dunelm Geotechnical Ltd. gave a talk on his work as a geotechnical engineer.
A copy of the talk slides are available here , with further resources on their way.
‘Contemporary geotechnical issues associated with historic mining’ Matthew Oakley, Dunelm Geotechnical Ltd.
In the north east there is a significant legacy of historic mining across the region, while the industry has gone into what appears to be a terminal decline, there remain a variety of challenges associated with historic workings for the contemporary engineer. This talk provides a brief introduction to the engineering and geotechnical challenges.