HIGHWAYS UK 2018 @ NEC

2018-11-15T09:54:49+00:00

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 [...]

HIGHWAYS UK 2018 @ NEC2018-11-15T09:54:49+00:00

DELIVERY OF A SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT?

2018-11-09T10:36:28+00:00

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 [...]

DELIVERY OF A SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT?2018-11-09T10:36:28+00:00

STRIVING FOR AN INTERCONNECTED MIDLANDS

2018-11-09T10:31:18+00:00

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 [...]

STRIVING FOR AN INTERCONNECTED MIDLANDS2018-11-09T10:31:18+00:00

WILL WE NEED ENGINEERS?

2018-10-31T10:25:54+00:00

In Construction News recently, discussing the need for changing roles in the industry, Alex Gilbert, MD at Amey Consulting, made a worthy contribution in the 'Expert Opinion' section: As an industry, we have critical missing data around what industry jobs will look like in future, who will we be employing and what skills we want people to have. Given the growth [...]

WILL WE NEED ENGINEERS?2018-10-31T10:25:54+00:00

KEYNETIX USER CONFERENCE 2018

2018-10-18T17:31:04+00:00

Many thanks to Keynetix for a thought-provoking and inspiring Keynetix User Conference. We are blown away by the possibilities with the Keynetix Cloud and the software and apps that it can and could integrate with. It is a game-changing piece of software for the geotechnical industry. Keynetix.cloud is the next generation geotechnical data management platform providing unparalleled security and streamlined project collaboration [...]

KEYNETIX USER CONFERENCE 20182018-10-18T17:31:04+00:00

SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE

2018-10-11T15:51:56+00:00

Geo-Environmental Services Limited, working with EBP South (Education, Business Partnership South, are keen to support young people in developing their skills in order to help them when they do start looking for a job.  This year we had Niamh Roberts doing work experience with us.  Niamh was doing market research that was used in our 2018-2023 business plan, as well as [...]

SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE2018-10-11T15:51:56+00:00

AWARDED BEST GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANCY 2018

2018-10-10T18:25:54+00:00

As a past winner, we were being considered for the award of Best in Geotechnical Consultancy Services. They have now reviewed all the new submissions and we’ve been told the judges picked us as the 2019 winner. During the awards process they invited both contributors and readers of the Corporate LiveWire & LTG magazines to nominate companies, products, services & individuals [...]

AWARDED BEST GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANCY 20182018-10-10T18:25:54+00:00

THE MIDLANDS – FOLLOWING RECENT ACE EVENT

2018-09-24T15:08:32+00:00

We recently sponsored a seminar with private and public stakeholders interested in delivering enhanced interconnectivity across the Midlands: Driving Enhanced Interconnectivity Across The Midlands - an ACE Midlands Event, held earlier this month in Coventry. It was very interesting to hear Maria Machancoses the Director of Midland Connect laying out her vision for infrastructure across the Midlands region. The area that [...]

THE MIDLANDS – FOLLOWING RECENT ACE EVENT2018-09-24T15:08:32+00:00

MENTAL HEALTH IN CONSTRUCTION

2018-09-06T19:52:14+00:00

              In 2018 the Construction Industry has focussed hard on improving how it handles mental health issues in the workplace – for example, MATES IN MIND "Mates in Mind aims to raise awareness, address the stigma of poor mental health and improve positive mental wellbeing in the UK construction industry. Mates in Mind has an [...]

MENTAL HEALTH IN CONSTRUCTION2018-09-06T19:52:14+00:00