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Apart from maintaining the highest standard of slope safety, the Government is concerned about the appearance of the slopes. It has been a long-standing Government policy to make slopes look as natural as possible, blending them with their surroundings and ...
Reference: Information Note 1/2012
 
Since the publication of the report on "Soil Nails in Loose Fill Slopes" by the Geotechnical Division of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineer (HKIE-GD) in 2003, much experience has accrued in respect of the design and construction of soil nails for upgrading ...
Reference: Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering Department, The Government of the Hong Kong, 2011.
<p>The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), in particular the Geotechnical Division (GD) and the Hong Kong Geotechnical Society (HKGES) promote close collaboration with other Professional Engineers&rsquo; Institutions within the region to enhance sharing ...
Reference: Geotechnical Division, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
 
This GEO Report is an update of the Golder report following review and amendment. It should be used as a guide only. The content of this GEO Report may require further updating as more experience in slurry TBM tunnelling and performance data in local ground ...
Reference: GEO REPORT No. 249, Civil Engineering and Development Department, The Government of Hong Kong
 
This Publication presents a recommended standard of good practice for the application of prescriptive measures as improvement works on existing man-made slopes and retaining walls in Hong Kong. The scope of application covers a range of prescriptive measures ...
Reference: GEO PUBLICATION No. 1/2009
 
This Geoguide presents a recommended standard of good practice for the design, construction, monitoring and maintenance of soil-nailed systems in Hong Kong. The Geoguide summarizes the experience gained from the use of the soil nailing technique in Hong Kong ...
Reference: Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering Department, The Government of the Hong Kong, 2008.
 
This Geoguide presents a recommended standard of good practice for the maintenance of man made slopes and retaining walls, disturbed terrain features and natural terrain hazard mitigation measures.
Reference: Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering Department, The Government of the Hong Kong, 2003
 
The study included a review of known past failures of trench excavations, and also the current technical standards and statutory requirements for trench excavations. The study has revealed that, between 1986 and 2000, fifteen reported failures associated with ...
Reference: Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering Department, The Government of the Hong Kong, 2003.
 
The purpose of this Guide is to recommend a standard of good practice for the maintenance of man-made slopes and retaining walls. It is aimed at the general public, including property owners and agents for slope maintenance to assist them to discharge their ...
Reference: Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering Department, The Government of the Hong Kong, 2003
 
<p>There are several thousand loose fill slopes in Hong Kong. These have generally been in place for many years and usually predate the establishment of the Geotechnical Control Office in 1977. They were placed to form platforms for roads and other purposes ...
Reference: HKIE Geotechnical Division Subcommittee – Soil nails in loose fill slopes Final Report – January 2003