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    CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTHWORKS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2009

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Section 1: General
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 The control of risk
    Section 2: Design and management of earthworks
    5 Planning of earthworks
    6 Site conditions and investigations
    7 Design of earthworks
    8 Specification of earthworks fill materials
    9 Construction of earthworks
    10 Adoption
    11 Earthworks asset management
    12 Decommissioning and disposal of earthworks assets
    Section 3: Temporary excavations, trenches, pits and shafts
    13 Temporary excavations
    14 Construction procedure
    15 Trenches
    16 Pits and shafts
    Annexes
    Annex A (informative) - Potential modes of failure of slopes
    Bibliography

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    Provides the recommendations and guidance for unreinforced earthworks forming part of general civil engineering construction, with the exception of dams.

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    Committee B/526
    Development Note Supersedes BS 6031(1981), which is obsolescent. Supersedes 09/30093255 DC. (12/2009)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    BS 5607(2017) : 2017 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE SAFE USE OF EXPLOSIVES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
    BS 6349-1-3:2012 MARITIME WORKS - PART 1-3: GENERAL - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR GEOTECHNICAL DESIGN
    14/30272166 DC : 0 BS EN 1997-1:2004/A1 - EUROCODE 7: GEOTECHNICAL DESIGN - PART 1: GENERAL RULES
    BS 5930(2015) : 2015 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR GROUND INVESTIGATIONS
    14/30286897 DC : 0 PD 8010-1 - PIPELINE SYSTEMS - PART 1: STEEL PIPELINES ON LAND - CODE OF PRACTICE
    15/30301520 DC : 0 BS 8004 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FOUNDATIONS (FORMERLY CP 2004)
    17/30341835 DC : 0 BS 5607 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE SAFE USE OF EXPLOSIVES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
    BS 8002(2015) : 2015 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTH RETAINING STRUCTURES
    PD CEN/TR 16376:2012 (published 2013-01) Characterization of waste. Overall guidance document for characterization of waste from the extractive industries
    BIP 2205 : 2011 CONCISE EUROCODES: GEOTECHNICS: BS EN 1997: EUROCODES 7
    17/30349707 DC : DRAFT AUG 2017 BS 5975:2018 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY WORKS PROCEDURES AND THE PERMISSIBLE STRESS DESIGN OF FALSEWORK
    12/30250709 DC : 0 BS 6349-1-3 - MARITIME WORKS - PART 1-3: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PLANNING, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF STRUCTURES SET IN THE MARITIME ENVIRONMENT - GEOTECHNICS
    15/30301518 DC : 0 BS 8002 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTH RETAINING STRUCTURES
    BS 6349-5(2016) : 2016 MARITIME WORKS - PART 5: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DREDGING AND LAND RECLAMATION
    14/30268442 DC : 0 BS 5930 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR GROUND INVESTIGATIONS
    BS 6349-7(1991) : 1991 MARITIME STRUCTURES - PART 7: GUIDE TO THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BREAKWATERS
    BS 5975(2008) : 2019 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY WORKS PROCEDURES AND THE PERMISSIBLE STRESS DESIGN OF FALSEWORK
    BS PD8010-1(2015) : 2015 PIPELINE SYSTEMS - PART 1: STEEL PIPELINES ON LAND - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 5930(1999) : 1999 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SITE INVESTIGATIONS
    BS EN 1997-1 NA : 2004 UK NATIONAL ANNEX TO EUROCODE 7: GEOTECHNICAL DESIGN - PART 1: GENERAL RULES
    S.R. CEN/TR 16376:2012 CHARACTERIZATION OF WASTE - OVERALL GUIDANCE DOCUMENT FOR CHARACTERIZATION OF WASTE FROM THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES
    BS 6349-2(2010) : 2010 MARITIME WORKS - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN OF QUAY WALLS, JETTIES AND DOLPHINS
    16/30329098 DC : 0 BS EN 16907-1 - EARTHWORKS - PART 1: PRINCIPLES AND GENERAL RULES
    BS 8004(2015) : 2015 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FOUNDATIONS
    BS 5930:2015+A1:2020 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR GROUND INVESTIGATIONS
    CEN/TR 16376 : 2012 CHARACTERIZATION OF WASTE - OVERALL GUIDANCE DOCUMENT FOR CHARACTERIZATION OF WASTE FROM THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES
    BS 5975(2008) : 2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY WORKS PROCEDURES AND THE PERMISSIBLE STRESS DESIGN OF FALSEWORK
    BS 8004:2015 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FOUNDATIONS
    BS 5930:2015+A1:2020 (published 2020-05) Code of practice for ground investigations
    BS 6349-5:2016 MARITIME WORKS - PART 5: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DREDGING AND LAND RECLAMATION
    BS 8002:2015 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTH RETAINING STRUCTURES
    BS 5930(1999) : 1999 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SITE INVESTIGATIONS
    BS 5607:2017 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE SAFE USE OF EXPLOSIVES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
    BS 5975(2008) : 2019 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY WORKS PROCEDURES AND THE PERMISSIBLE STRESS DESIGN OF FALSEWORK
    BS 6349-2:2010 MARITIME WORKS - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN OF QUAY WALLS, JETTIES AND DOLPHINS
    BS 5930:2015 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR GROUND INVESTIGATIONS

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    BS 1924-2:1990 STABILIZED MATERIALS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING PURPOSES - PART 2: METHODS OF TEST FOR CEMENT-STABILIZED AND LIME-STABILIZED MATERIALS
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