Our specialisms within our core activities of Site Investigation, Geotechnical Engineering, Earthworks, Contaminated Land Risk Assessment and Environmental Assessment include:

Site Investigation Consultants

→        Design and Implementation of exploratory, main & supplementary Site Investigations

→        Site Investigation techniques include trial pits, cable percussive drilling, rotary drilling and windowless sampling drilling

→        Soil logging, classification and sampling

→        Soil infiltration/Soakaway testing

→        In-situ and real-time geotechnical testing and monitoring

→        Geophysical surveys (gravity, magnetic, seismic, electrical and electromagnetic)

 

Geotechnical Engineering Consultants

→        Geotechnical site appraisals

→        Laboratory geotechnical soil and rock testing

→        Foundation and floor slab design including bearing capacity calculations

→        Settlement and consolidation calculations

→        Buried concrete design

→        Soak away design

→        Ground stabilisation including the drilling and grouting of mine workings

→        Soil/Rock slope stability assessment and remediation

→        Retaining structures parameters for design

→        Highway Design

→        Groundwater movement and seepage including the use of FLOWNET

 

Earthworks Consultants

→        Design, implementation & supervision of earthworks

→        Design, implementation & supervision of ground improvements

→        In-situ CBR, density and plate load testing  

Contaminated Land Risk Assessment Consultants

→        Phase 1 Preliminary Risk Assessment and site conceptual modelling

→        Phase 2 Quantitative Risk Assessment (Generic/Detailed) for human health and the water environment

→        Phase 3 Options Appraisal and Remediation Strategy design/development

→        Phase 4 Remediation Strategy implementation, supervision and validation

→        Remedial techniques include Containment (landfilling, barriers and stabilisation), Separation (pump & treat, soil washing, venting and stripping) and Destruction (incineration and bioremediation) Options

→        Laboratory soil, leachate and water testing

→        Waste Management and Waste Acceptance Procedures (WAP)

→        Ensure a proactive relationship with the local Authorities and Environment Agency

→        Fulfil requirements of Part IIA EPA 1990 and planning conditions of Local Authorities and Environment Agency

→        Use of a variety of modelling software: CLEA, P20 Remedial Targets, ConSim, MODFLOW and SNIFFER

 

Environmental Assessment Consultants

→        Gas regime assessment including landfill/ground gas monitoring

→        Ecological considerations including the assessment of Japanese Knotweed

→        Environmental audits

→        Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) contributions

 

The specialist services we offer are driven by our integrated Health & Safety, Quality, Environmental and Equality & Diversity Management Systems and Policy’s.

→           Regarding Health & Safety our aim is to provide a safe working environment for our employees and others who may be affected by our activities. Compliance with legislation is the minimum acceptable standard and we are committed to achieving the highest levels of health and safety performance through continual improvement. Above and beyond our Health & Safety Management System, we are also CHAS accredited, CDM proficient and provide for all employees to be CSCS registered & First Aid trained.

→        Quality management is inherent to our work as it commits us to continuous improvement, ensures a better service for our clients. We request feedback from all clients making sure there is no room for complacency in any of our projects. In addition, we have also gained ISO 9001 certification.

→        Concerns regarding Environmental and sustainability issues are core to our company philosophy. We appreciate and acknowledge the role and effect we have within the environment and actively work towards complete sustainability. Our belief is to enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environment by delivering sustainable solutions which are also beneficial for our clients.

→        Equality & Diversity within our company is core and promotes respect and active encouragement for all our employee’s ideas, differences and cultures. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and harassment, promoting equality of opportunity and promoting good relations and positive attitudes towards all people.

→        Anti-Bribery & Corruption is embedded in our company philosophy and expects its employees to demonstrate honesty, integrity and fairness in all aspects of their business dealings and exercise appropriate standards of professionalism and ethical conduct in all their activities.