YOU CAN NEVER BE TOO CAREFUL

2020-11-23T10:59:19+00:00

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 [...]

YOU CAN NEVER BE TOO CAREFUL2020-11-23T10:59:19+00:00

GETTING THE BUILDING BLOCKS RIGHT

2020-11-20T11:27:04+00:00

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 [...]

GETTING THE BUILDING BLOCKS RIGHT2020-11-20T11:27:04+00:00

ANOTHER GROUND ANCHOR DESIGN COMPLETED

2020-11-16T12:37:22+00:00

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 [...]

ANOTHER GROUND ANCHOR DESIGN COMPLETED2020-11-16T12:37:22+00:00

GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL WINS – 2020 LEADING ADVISER AWARDS

2020-11-13T13:15:30+00:00

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.   [...]

GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL WINS – 2020 LEADING ADVISER AWARDS2020-11-13T13:15:30+00:00

DRONE BASED GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATIONS

2020-10-22T14:08:04+00:00

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 [...]

DRONE BASED GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATIONS2020-10-22T14:08:04+00:00

OPENGROUND CLOUD

2020-10-19T12:53:09+00:00

"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 [...]

OPENGROUND CLOUD2020-10-19T12:53:09+00:00

DIAL BEFORE YOU DIG

2020-10-13T11:17:48+00:00

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 [...]

DIAL BEFORE YOU DIG2020-10-13T11:17:48+00:00

END OF THE LINE FOR RAILWAY FRANCHISES

2020-10-02T15:22:22+00:00

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 [...]

END OF THE LINE FOR RAILWAY FRANCHISES2020-10-02T15:22:22+00:00

COVID-19

2020-09-22T15:07:49+00:00

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 [...]

COVID-192020-09-22T15:07:49+00:00

GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVE BLOOM ACCREDITATION

2020-09-15T14:50:28+00:00

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 ACHIEVE BLOOM ACCREDITATION2020-09-15T14:50:28+00:00