EIC PARLIAMENTARY RECEPTION 2018
A big thanks to Matthew Farrow & Michael Lunn at the EIC, on behalf of the team at Geo-Environmental and our guests, for an excellent EIC Parliamentary Reception 2018. Everybody really enjoyed it. Pictured here is Geo Environmental’s Jon Tingley Technical Director and Ed Newman Head of Rail Road and Utilities. About EIC – http://eic-uk.co.uk/ The Environmental […]
VOTED GEOTECHNICAL CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR!
We have been voted Geotechnical Consultancy of the year for the 2nd year in succession by Build Magazine. This is testament to the hard work and effort that our staff have put in over the last 12 months and our use of technology to improve productivity. The Build Awards are dedicated to uncovering and rewarding […]
GEO ENVIRONMENTAL – HIGHLY COMMENDED
For the second year in a row we came second in our category at the 2018 Consultancy and Engineering Awards, coming away with “Highly Commended” again. Whilst it is a pity to have come close again, even making the shortlist for these awards in a competitive industry is an achievement, so we feel we have […]
HEATHROW THIRD RUNWAY CONSTRUCTION
The third runway at Heathrow will be one of the biggest construction project in Europe and will be important for the construction sector as a whole. As a sector we need to have certainty’s to grow our businesses. However, in order to truly unlock the business potential for the UK there are a lot of […]
GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMPS EFFECTIVENESS
Mike Foster, EUA Chief Executive, makes an excellent point that ground source heat pumps (GSHPs) cannot be truly effective if insulation levels are insufficient. “For new build, with high insulation standards, heat pumps may deliver. For the 88 per cent of existing homes off grid, let’s consider sensible alternatives. Now if BEIS don’t agree with […]
ANY PRESSURE TO INNOVATE?
During last months Architex 2018 there was a very interesting and honest talk by Chris Blythe, Chief Executive of the CIOB. Chris asserted that there was not a mindset to innovate in construction – productivity has barely changed in 25 years and skill levels are at an all time low. Furthermore he stated that innovation […]
SOUTH WEST OF NAILSEA & THE NPPF
It is noted that the land to the South West of Nailsea has not been classified under the Post 1988 Agricultural Land Classification, but as much of the area either side has been classified as Grade 2 or Grade 3a, there would be a reasonable argument to say that the proposed development area is likely […]
DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
Some very thought provoking ideas from David Taylor, the President of CABE during the recent Architex 2018. Some of the areas that he discussed such as offsite and modular technology and use of drones, we are already involved in. However, the use of virtual reality and augmented reality; such as the DAQRI Smart Helmet, […]