Geo-Environmental Services Limited has joined the Zero Pollution Network, our Technical Director Jonathan Tingley explains why: “Geo-Environmental have a long history of supporting environmental groups. We have been actively involved with the Environmental Industries Commission for more than 10 years and in the past chaired the Green Growth Platform at the University of Brighton. When my colleague Mike Brown discussed [...]
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Just starting my shift in the office this morning. We are well and truly open for business, site work continues as normal, and there will always be someone in the head office to deal with post, deliveries and document signatures. Everybody else will be working from home working on reports. I suspect that the silver lining to this cloud is that [...]
"I very much welcome the UK budget 2020 announcement this week. There hasn’t been a lot to smile about in the construction sector for a while, but I applaud the emphasis infrastructure investment in the budget. There are a lot of commentators out there who are saying that the Government hasn’t spent enough and they would have spent more, [...]
Geo-Environmental Services Limited has been monitoring the developments on coronavirus (COVID-19) and has been putting in place its own mitigation plans. Our Technical Director Jonathan Tingley (photo below) explains: “For the last 10 years we have been gradually improving our IT infrastructure and all staff have the capability to work remotely and can take emails, calls and access files as they [...]
It was a really quiet Floodex this year. Nobody was entirely sure why. One thought was that companies may be busy dealing with the current floods. Another was that potential Corona Virus was keeping people away. It has been a good start to 2020 for business, so potentially companies are too busy. Nevertheless, there were some interesting companies and organisations [...]
Achilles Connect: Infrastructure Projects (updated - post event 05.03.20) The Achilles Connect: Infrastructure Projects event, held recently in Birmingham, was really worth attending. Firstly, there was really good advice on how to look for opportunities with HS2 and what they are looking for. Secondly, the presentation on carbon management, with an explanation of ISO14064, was the best I’ve seen – [...]
Many thanks to Justin, from Road 2 Rail Access Ltd (pictured right), for a very productive meeting held last week at our Bristol office, where we discussed how Geo-Environmental and Road 2 Rail Access will work together in the future. Whilst much of the emphasis is focussed on new infrastructure, maintaining the infrastructure that we already have is just [...]
Fast flowing water on a 45 degree slippery spillway, pretty challenging conditions for the team. All that rope access training has come in handy after all though!
Toby (pictured) is doing a great job for us in Shoreham testing samples for metals contamination using XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence). XRF is highly sensitive to metallic elements, however, the XRF from QROS can also detect the lighter elements such as Ca, Mg, Al, Sulphur and Chlorine, which can be useful for Sulphate estimations. The use of more in-situ and on-site [...]