Congratulations to Laura who has been appointed as our new Environmental Director. Laura (photo above) joined Geo-Environmental in 2007 with a firm grounding of legislation and regulatory control remits from her time at the Environment Agency. Since then she has enhanced and further developed significant experience of design specification, planning, executing and reporting of site investigations including: housing developments, commercial [...]
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We are pleased to announce that Geo-Environmental is a winner, having been voted Best Geotechnical & Environmental Consultancy at the 2021 Build Awards. “Many thanks to Build Magazine for awarding us the UK’s best Geotechnical and Environmental Consultancy at the 2021 Design & Build Awards – normally I find someone else to be in the photograph but because of social [...]
Happy New Year to everybody. Thanks to all of our clients and suppliers who worked with us in 2020, during what was a trying year for all of us and thanks to all of our staff for the effort and commitment that you have put in. Whilst we’ve started 2021 with a National Lockdown, we never relaxed any of the [...]
Earlier this month Highways England announced that a ground investigation team, whilst carrying out preliminary investigation work, had hit a gas pipe. The ground investigation team were carrying out work in a field off Thong Lane, Gravesend. The Investigative work was for the Lower Thames Crossing, which would join Kent with Essex through Thurrock. A Highways England spokesman said: “During ground investigation [...]
An interesting report from the Green Alliance, 'Getting The Building Blocks Right - Infrastructure priorities for a green recovery' was published this month. Clearly, the intercession of COVID19 has had an impact on Government plans for addressing infrastructure plans to support Net Zero, but hopefully, now that a vaccine is now a realistic prospect, this is a good time to talk [...]
Excellent to see the completed pictures from our latest ground anchor design from a site in Tonbridge. Platipus Anchors’ S8 12KN and S06 7KN Anchors were spaced at 1.2m both horizontally and vertically. Geotextile was Pyramat 75 tightly installed over the regraded bank. It has been a good year for geotechnical design work and we have built up a strong [...]
The Northumberland Line looks like an interesting project, not without its challenges but the sort of project we are going to need to help recover after CV19 and build a better infrastructure to support Net Zero. "Ground investigations have begun on the Northumberland Line upgrade, a project which will reintroduce a rail passenger service between Ashington and central [...]
Geo-Environmental Services Limited has been named as Leading Geotechnical and Environmental Consultancy of the year at the 2020 Leading Adviser Awards. “In what has been a very difficult year for the Company to negotiate, because of the hard work and commitment of our staff, we are finishing the year strongly and are set up for a good start to 2021. [...]
Regarding drone based geotechnical investigations; EMerald Geomodelling in partnership with SkyTEM, SDU and NGI has successfully secured Eurostar’s funding for a € 1.6 M development project. The funding will help finance the event of a drone-based system and piloting with strategic partners over the subsequent 30 months. EMerald and SkyTem will deal with the challenge of unacceptable amounts of user’s [...]
"I noted that Bentley have formally launched OpenGround Cloud. We have been early adopters of this software as we believe that one of the best ways of reducing risks on projects is to share data across all organisations. OpenGround facilitates this by making it easy to share geotechnical data with other members of the project team, reducing miscommunication, double-entry of data [...]