HAL has provided technical advice at planning, design, construction and operational phases of projects. These include tunnels, foundations, slope and highway construction and especially landslides.
Steve Hencher has provided expert services including giving evidence in court and arbitration in many situations, including:
Excavation disputes and Blasting: Qatar, UK (Wales), Libya
Failures during Construction: Macau, Korea
Diaphram Walls: Singapore, Hong Kong
Foundation Failures: Philippines, Korea
Bored and Driven Piling: Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong
Tunnels and Caverns: Singapore, Hong Kong, India, South Korea, UK
Landslides and Slope Stability: Hong Kong, Malaysia, Australia, Turkey, India, UK
Seismic Risk Studies: Algeria, Morocco, South Korea, Hong Kong
Particular expertise in rock and soil description, weathered rocks, shear strength of rock joints and rock masses and landslide investigation. Steve Hencher's CV can be downloaded below.
Examples of project experience can be accessed from the links.
Many legal cases are subject to confidentiality and therefore detailed involvement cannot be disclosed. However many lessons learned and depths of expertise are discussed in published technical papers, some of which are available as downloads (this section is continually being updated).
Hencher Associates Limited
11 South Hawksworth Street, Ilkley, West Yorkshire
+44 (0)1943 607703