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19:59 Feb 16, 2009
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Geology / Geotechnical
Dutch term or phrase: FUnderingstechniek
earth research?
Gord Power

Summary of answers provided
4foundation engineeringSaskia Steur
3foundation techniques
Max Nuijens



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foundation techniques

This is how my favourite dictionary puts it:

Building and public works, Administrative law [COM] Full entry
NL funderingstechniek
EN foundation techniques

Max Nuijens
Local time: 15:15
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 4

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disagree  Arie de Bles: foundation engineering
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foundation engineering

Kluwer Bouw

This is the sector within the building trade that deals with the design and realisation of foundations. In UK English this would be 'foundation engineering' not just a mere 'technique'

Example sentence(s):
  • http://www.foundationengineering.info/
  • http://www.icivilengineer.com/Geotechnical_Engineering/Foundation_Engineering/
Saskia Steur
Local time: 13:15
Native speaker of: Dutch
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