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 [...]
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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 [...]
Interesting story from Kent Online recently: KENT ONLINE DIAL BEFORE YOU DIG Southern Gas Networks are quite rightly encouraging companies to dial before you dig. However, there can be many utilities underlying a site and it would be much better if you could get this information in one place. This is exactly what Line Search Before You Dig have tried to [...]
Just in case you missed it, please find a link to the article that we wrote for the ACE recently on rail franchises (CLICK ON IMAGE BELOW) CLICK HERE About ACE: The Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) is a British business association in the field of consultancy and engineering. ACE represents around 430 member companies, large and small, that [...]
It seems that again that the situation with regards to Covid-19 in the UK is changing rapidly, with infections on the rise across most parts of the country. In response to this I have been talking with Ed Newman, who is our health and safety manager and Tom Phillips from RPA Safety, who is our competent advisor on what we [...]
Geo-environmental Services Ltd is pleased to announce that they have achieved Bloom accreditation. We hope that Bloom will break down procurement barriers between the public sector and suppliers, particularly in the SME sector, making it easier to get access to good quality services and create a level procurement platform that allows organisations of all sizes to participate in tender opportunities. [...]
Geo-Environmental is delighted to announce that it has successfully passed through data validation on the ESMS Achilles questionnaire for GWR (Great Western Railway). Our Head of Rail, Road and Utilities says “Getting onto the supplier list of a major Train Operating Company like GWR is an important step for us. We hope that now we are visible to GWR it [...]