The Power of Respect and Good Business Ethics in the canterbury repair programme

20/11/15 Hawkins Infrastructure Ltd and SmartLift Systems Ltd Partnership Agreement To all of our clients within the Canterbury Repair Programme, Hawkins Infrastructure wish to advise that the Partnership Agreement between Hawkins Infrastructure Ltd and SmartLift Systems Ltd concludes on the 31st of December 2015. It is with great pleasure and respect to SmartLift Systems that […]

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DEALING WITH A HIGH WATER TABLE

DEALING WITH A HIGH WATER TABLE

What is a high water table? The term “water table” is used to describe the level at which the soil and gravel are completely saturated. The water table height can fluctuate due to a range of environmental, geographical and seasonal causes, and is particularly noticeable in low-lying areas. Factors such as high tide and extended […]

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THE VARYING DAMAGE OF THE CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKES

THE VARYING DAMAGE OF THE CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKES

Damage from the Christchurch earthquakes varied greatly from suburb to suburb within the Canterbury region. One street may have been completely destroyed, while another in close proximity was untouched. The reason for this variance is multifaceted. Different soil types react differently to seismic activity, and each area has differing styles of buildings. This means that […]

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TYPES OF BUILDING DAMAGE CAUSED BY EARTHQUAKES

TYPES OF BUILDING DAMAGE CAUSED BY EARTHQUAKES

Building damage caused by earthquakes can be divided into two broad categories: damage that was caused solely by earthquake shaking; and damage that resulted from ground deformation including liquefaction, lateral spreading or landslip. All of these types of damage can have devastating impacts on land and buildings. While shaking damage to dwellings has been observed […]

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