Congratulations to our own Levent Dogan for achieving Chartered Engineer with the Chartered Institute for Highways and Transportation! If anybody says that achieving CEng is easy I can testify that they are wrong. Levent’s supporting information was a mighty tome that put the Encyclopaedia Britannica to shame! As an organisation Geo-Environmental is pleased to support its staff’s professional progression, it [...]
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For the last four years the company has averaged two industry awards a year, the most prestigious being the European CEO of the year for the Small Medium Enterprise category, provided to Glyn Evans, Managing Director in 2017. These awards reflect what the Company has achieved over the last five years. For our latest award, we have been voted by [...]
Many thanks to Built Environment Networking for hosting a great event at Birmingham Council recently, it was great to talk to so many other Companies and hopefully there will be opportunities for us to work together in the future. It was very interesting to listen to the talks from Long Harbour Ltd, Warwick University and Galliard Homes. There is increasingly [...]
Many thanks to Karen Marnier for all her hard work in helping us to achieve Constructionline Gold status. It is never easy achieving new accreditations and a lot of work was done with Constructionline ironing out issues with their system. Gold membership with Constructionline will give our customers enhanced assurance about safety, quality, and environmental management standards. We take risk [...]
Many thanks to both In Situ and Juta who came along to our training day on the 17th January. The team really enjoyed the talks and hopefully there are opportunities for us to work together in the future. Juta (https://juta.co.uk/geosynthetics/) provide gas-membranes and geotextiles to the construction industry, amongst other services. They are BBA Certified for use in a range [...]
Geo Environmental's Commercial Director Mike Brown and Head of Rail, Road and Utilities Ed Newman thoroughly enjoyed the recent EUA conference. Thanks to Peter Day and his team for setting this up. It was enlightening to hear what was happening to decarbonise the network from Northern Gas’ Networks Director of Stakeholder Relations, especially the potential opportunities around Hydrogen and [...]
Geo-Environmental is now chairing the ACE’s Rail Special Interest Group. Whilst the sector is currently experiencing growth and there are some major projects on the horizon, the rail sector in general is still facing a number of challenges. Over the next few years we hope to work with other members of the Special Interest Group, the ACE and other representing [...]
Many thanks to my colleague Levent for attending Highways UK 2018 up at the NEC. Based on his discussions with attendees at the conference, there were concerns raised about what the scrapping of PFI meant for highways construction and the final outcome of any BREXIT negotiations. With luck we should have some positive clarification on both at some time in the future, but until [...]
Geo-Environmental were proud to have contributed to the Discussion Paper “How can we accelerate the delivery of a sustainable built environment?”. Many thanks to Natalie Cropp from Tony Gee, pictured, who presented the report at ACE’s Parliamentary Reception on 6 November 2018, this paper will frame the activity of the Sustainability group in 2019. The report has been crafted over [...]
We recently sponsored the ACE led workshop: DRIVING ENHANCED INTERCONNECTIVITY ACROSS THE MIDLANDS. The event focused was to engage private and public stakeholders interested in delivering enhanced interconnectivity across the Midlands. It built on the work that we have been doing in the region from our Birmingham office in Fort Dunlop. To read more following on from this workshop, I [...]