We are loooking for inforamtion as to how wet soils are stabilized economically in the US and Europe. Locally lime or other chemicals are used. Is there an alternative? Are there mechanical systems available to dry the soils?
On the internet you might find EM 1110-1-1904 useful as it is concerned with improving or stabilising soils with the aim to reduce settlements of the ground by a number of techniques - particularly Chap 6 - coping with settlements.