3 Quay Business Centre
Winwick Quay
WA2 8LT Cheshire
United Kingdom

CPD Lunch & Learn

HUESKER has a series of lunchtime presentations available. The presentations take around 45 minutes which allows for a Q&A session as the end. CPD certificates will be issued to those who attend.

To book a lunch time seminar or for more details please contact Jackie Williams on 01925 629393 or via email jackie.williams(at)

Several topics are available and include:

An Introduction to Geosynthetics

  • An overview of geosynthetic products and their application within Civil Engineering
  • A look at the different polymers used to manufacture these products
  • Polymer characteristics and how this affects their application
  • The appropriate specification of geosynthetics
  • Independent product Certification and CE marking

Fortrac Systems

  • Mastering challenges with Fortrac Systems
  • Specific Benefits
  • Efficient Solutions for steep slopes and retaining structures
  • Postfix facing methods

Geotextile Bags and Tubes: Hydraulic Applications in Coastal Protection 

  • Geotextile tubes and bags and how can they be used?
  • Information about design principles and guidelines for these types of structures.
  • Construction and installation techniques and considerations.
  • Selected international project case studies for conceptual illustration purposes

Geosynthetics in Filtration and Erosion Protection

  • Suffusion / Erosion
  • Traditional Grading Criteria
  • Geotextile Filters and their design
  • Coastal Application and Case Studies

Hydraulic Containment Engineering

  • Sealing / Barriers
  • Geomembranes / GCL´s
  • Hydraulic Containment
  • Concrete Mattresses
  • Flexible Ballast Layer

Reinforced Soil Slopes

  • A review of the design principles in accordance with BS8006: 2010
  • Looking at slopes below 45◦ and up to 70◦
  • Alternative facing systems and methods of construction
  • Case studies with construction and detailing advice

Reinforced Soil Walls

  • A review of the design principles in accordance with BS8006: 2010
  • Additional design checks and NCMA methods
  • Mortarless segmental block walls & concrete panel walling systems
  • Case studies with construction and detailing advice
  • Design software for walls

Roads and Pavements

  • Unpaved roads and working platforms: Design methodologies
  • Limit states and SLS guidance
  • Use of reinforcement in asphalt pavement rehabilitation and treatments
  • Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation with Asphalt Overlays
  • Case studies with construction, installation and detailing advice

Basal Reinforced Platforms over Piles

  • Designing Piled Embankments to BS8006: 2010
  • Looking at thin embankments and arching in fills
  • SLS limits and dynamic effects
  • Case studies with construction and detailing advice

Environmental Engineering

  • Landfill Liner Systems
  • Sealing Systems
  • Groundwater Protection
  • Active Capping and Oil Adsorption