Geotechnica 2016 - The UK's Largest Geotechnical Conference and Exhibtiion

Exhibitors A - Z

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Equipe Group

Incorporating Equipe Training and Equipe Geosolutions, the Equipe Group are the hosts of Geotechnica 2016, as well as Geotechnica ME. They are one of the leading lights in the sustained development and growth of the geotechnical and drilling sectors. Equipe Training offer industry specific Health and Safety training, along with a number of geotechnical and drilling courses, whilst Equipe Geosolutions provide the industry with new, ground-breaking technologies such as KeyLogbook and SAFER G. The Equipe Group also incorporates theGeotechnica magazine, the industry's leading online concept e-magazine.

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Advanced Groundwater Techniques

In construction and geotechnical projects, groundwater is a key variable which can be poorly understood. Moreover, it is difficult to translate groundwater theory to workable solutions. Based on their expertise in the construction business, AGT provide pragmatic designs for dewatering systems together with specifications, drawings and costs. With this information, a contractor, engineering consultant or project developer can, with confidence, go to tender and choose the most suitable dewatering company. In their studies, different dewatering options can be calculated, including novel techniques such a reinjection behind cut-off walls or deep reinjection to reduce the impact on the groundwater system. The best solution is always proposed whilst taking into account cost, the risks of subsidence, pollution migration or excessive drawdowns.

Furthermore, with their daughter company IFTech, and associates at Carbon Zero Consulting, AGT design, build and manage all the regulatory requirements of large and complex ground source heating and cooling (GSHC) systems throughout the UK and Europe.

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ALcontrol Laboratories

ALcontrol Laboratories is Europe's largest independent provider of accredited laboratory testing services for the environmental industry, with over thirty years of global experience. They provide a range of tests including the following: TPH, PAHs, VOCs, phenols, PCBs, pesticides, metals, standard water tests, and WAC testing. In addition, they now offer full interaction over our web portal, @mis, including collections and deliveries, accessing results, self scheduling, and archiving data, all on a 24/7 basis.

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ALS Environmental

ALS Environmental understands your soil analytical testing needs, from a Phase I site visit through to a GQRA or a full DQRA. We have a vast experience of working on a range of projects from major infrastructure, such as CrossRail, through to single site developments; we can help with your submissions for planning, Part IIa requirements or remediation. As an organisation ALS can provide you with accredited laboratory testing, in-field, real-time analysis and on-site monitoring including sampling for land analysis. We encompass a wide variety of analytical and sampling service options to the contaminated land sector, including: Standard 5 working day TRT; Waste Acceptance Criteria (WAC); OnSite analysis and Equipment Hire; Field Chemists and access to ALS group of laboratories with a vast range of experience including Waste and Drinking Water analysis. We can provide UKAS and MCERTS accredited analytical services to meet your specific site limits, SGVs, C4SLs or S4ULs.

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Archway Engineering

Archway is one of the UK's leading manufacturers of drilling equipment for site investigation, mineral exploration, water well construction, and environmental monitoring. Archway manufactures drilling equipment and sampling tools suitable for use in a wide range of geological formations, from soft silts and soils to the hardest rocks.

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Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists

The Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS) is a non-profit making trade association established to improve the profile and quality of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. The membership comprises UK organisations and individuals having a common interest in the business of site investigation, geotechnics, geoenvironmental engineering, engineering geology, geochemistry, hydrogeology, and other related disciplines.

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British Geological Survey

Founded in 1835, the British Geological Survey (BGS) is the world's oldest national geological survey and the United Kingdom's premier centre for earth science information and expertise. The BGS provides expert services and impartial advice in all areas of geoscience. Our client base is drawn from the public and private sectors both in the UK and internationally.

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Carbon Zero Consulting

Carbon Zero Consulting Ltd provides expert, independent advice in Low-Carbon and Renewable Energy Technology selection and Water Management. They are renowned specialists in groundwater heating and cooling systems and other groundwater services. They provide distinctive and practical methods for reducing costs and consumption of water, energy and carbon; saving you money and reducing your carbon footprint. Their many clients range from home-owners to the largest private and public sector institutions. Their bespoke service can guide you through every step from initial planning through to installation.

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Casagrande UK

Casagrande UK is the sole UK and Ireland distributor for Casagrande Spa of Italy, a company with over 40 years experience in designing and manufacturing machines and equipment for the ground engineering industry, known world wide for high performance and reliability. Casagrande UK is also the sole UK and Ireland distributor for equipment manufactured by Hutte, Eurodrill (Germany), Hany and Emde.

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Concrete Canvas

Concrete Canvas Ltd. manufacture a ground breaking material technology called Concrete Canvas that allows concrete to be used in a completely new way. Concrete Canvas is a flexible concrete impregnated fabric that hardens on hydration to form a thin, durable water proof and fire-resistant concrete layer. Essentially, it's concrete on a roll. The primary markets for Concrete Canvas Ltd are in the civil infrastructure (road and rail), mining and petrochemical sectors where CC is used for erosion control applications such as ditch lining, slope protection and bund lining.

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Dando Drilling International

Dando Drilling International Limited is a long-established UK based manufacturer of drilling rigs and equipment, and supplier of drilling services. Dando manufactures drilling rigs and supplies equipment and services for water well, mineral exploration, geotechnical investigation, environmental monitoring and geothermal applications. Dando exemplifies the values of its board with a clear statement of corporate responsibility which lays out the values that guide and shape the company actions.

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Datgel are experts in gINT with a 9-year track record for delivering gINT Add-in software like the CPT Tool, DGD Tool, and high-quality geotechnical data management solutions. The company provides a complete range of services for gINT, including expert advice, database and report design, training, support, and .NET software development.

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Derwentside Environmental Testing Services

DETS offer a wide range of high quality accredited analytical services for the environmental, construction, waste, fuel and engineering industries. Combining a modern, well equipped laboratory, with highly skilled and dedicated staff, we can ensure an excellent and flexible service to meet the most demanding requirements.

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DroneSurv is a trading name of Land and Minerals Consulting Ltd formed in 2004 as a geological, geotechnical and surveying consultancy. They specialise in the "remote" acquisition of survey, geological and geotechnical data using their Optech ILRIS long-range high-accuracy LiDAR scanner and their various UAV mounted aerial systems. They not only have the expertise to acquire the data, but have the experience, software and hardware to process the data into formats required by a wide range of industry standard surveying, geological modelling and geotechnical analysis software. With that software, they are able to undertake both the analysis and subsequent designs for excavations, tips and lagoons in both engineering soil materials and rock masses.

The Company has considerable experience in in undertaking Unmanned Aerial Surveys for a wide range of industries including Quarrying Companies, Construction Companies, Media Companies, Television and Film Companies, Property and Estate Management Companies, Local Government, The Gibraltarian Government and the Ministry of Defence.

The Company was awarded 'Runner-up' in the Engineering Initiatives category of the Mineral Planning Association's Health and Safety Awards 2013 for their use of Terrestrial LiDAR and UAV systems for remote Surveying and Geological / Geotechnical mapping.

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European Geophysical Services

European Geophysical Services provide geophysical logging, imaging and video surveying of boreholes, adits, shafts and wells for the water, mineral, environmental and civil engineering industries. Their expertise and experience ensure a high quality service resulting in them being the preferred contractor to several major utilities, government agencies and engineering companies.

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Geolabs Limited are a wholly independent testing-only company which ensures that they can respond to clients needs and requirements and are not influenced by any parent company considerations. Their testing is performed by staff with a combined total of over 300 years of soils testing experience. They ensure that the highest level of quality is achieved and maintained in their operations and they are accredited by UKAS for a wide range of tests including: effective stress; shearboxes; classification; earthworks; consolidation; permeability; total stress tests etc.

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Geoquip Water Solutions

Geoquip Water Solutions is a specialist supplier to water related industries, offering both quality products and technical expertise to provide the complete solution for a diverse range of water systems. Working closely with leading manufacturers, Geoquip Water Solutions specialises in creating detailed individual solutions for its clients around the world. With over 25 years experience in the water industry, they are committed to finding the right solution to your water related challenge. They have particular expertise in construction and landfill dewatering, groundwater abstraction, irrigation, geothermal, public and private water supply.

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Geotech AB, Ingenjörsfirman

Geotech is a world-leading manufacturer of advanced probes, rigs and other geotechnical field investigation equipment that was founded with the vision to facilitate the hard work of geotechnical personnel and to spread more accurate methods for geotechnical survey.

They develop and manufacture a wide range of geotechnical field equipment such as CPT, CPTU, vane tester and multifunctional site investigation rigs. The CPT systems are normally delivered with wireless data transmission from probe to surface. Cable versions with optional seismic or electric conductivity adapters are available. Geotech is a pioneer in automated ground water and pore pressure monitoring.

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The Geotechnical Academy

The Geotechnical Academy is a unique training facility which offers a dynamic learning experience through: Knowledge transfer, practicals, debate, discussion, demonstrations and shared learning. The Academy is a collaboration between the UK's leading independent geotechnical and drilling training provider, Equipe Training, and GE's Geotechnical Innovation Award winner, Geotechnical Engineering. This unique combination allows the course to be fundamentally vocational whilst at the same time being cutting edge.

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Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering Limited provides site investigation solutions to a wide range of clients in the construction and property development industries. They gather data in various ways from sites throughout the UK for geotechnical and geoenvironmental assessment and when requested, they analyse the data and give advice. Geotechnical Engineering prides itself on providing innovative solutions delivered in a professional and competent way and are winners of the GE Innovation Award for their P60 slope climbing rig.

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Geoterra are geospatial engineers and consultant chartered land surveyors who specialise in above and below ground geo-referenced surveys. They work very closely with consultant engineers, contractors and drilling operators in the civil engineering and building sectors to provide a high quality service to clients and have almost 40 years' experience working on major infrastructure projects. Geoterra utilise a variety of innovative solutions to obtain accurate survey data upon which engineering decisions can be made and help in reducing the risk of the unknown; what lies beneath. They offer their clients unique solutions for their various requirements throughout the UK. They also provide expert witness services for construction litigations and are often called upon to give independent advice as consultant engineers and surveyors.

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Global Geotech

Global Geotech is a manufacturer and supplier of quality drilling, sampling and in-situ testing equipment to geotechnical and environmental companies in the U.K and worldwide. The product range includes core drilling equipment, diamond and PDC core bits and drill bits, shell and auger tools, drive sampling rigs, undisturbed soil samplers (U100T), window and windowless samplers, Standard Penetration Test and Dynamic Probe tools, packer test equipment, flat and seismic dilatometer (Marchetti DMT and SDMT).

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In Situ Site Investigation

In Situ Site Investigation is a specialist geotechnical and geo-environmental site investigation company, which specialises in the use of Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) techniques and other related pushing technologies. In order to provide their clients with the most accurate and reliable data, they use high quality and innovative equipment. By combining this with their highly trained field staff, quality reporting and quick response times, they believe that they can offer each client the specialist service they require.

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Itasca provides the world's most widely used set of commercial geomechanical-modeling software, along with software for hydrogeological analysis, microseismic processing and geotechnical data visualization. With a history spanning 30 years, we are a global, employee-owned, engineering consulting and software firm, working primarily with the geomechanics, hydrogeological and microseismics communities. Our software products include the FLAC, UDEC and PFC continuum and discontinuum modeling codes for geotechnical analysis of rock, soil, and structural support. The UK Itasca office also has specific expertise in microseismics and acoustic emission systems with applications to oil&gas, geothermal and engineering sectors.

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Keynetix pride themselves on their data management expertise. Geotechnical and Environmental Data Management is what they do – and they're good at it. Their software reflects their expertise and has evolved over the past twenty years to seamlessly handle all aspects of geotechnical data workflow. Intelligent data management software has helped their many clients to achieve significant efficiencies on jobs ranging from a single borehole exploratory hole to projects as prestigious as Crossrail, the London Olympic Park and the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau fixed link. Products include; HoleBASE SI, for borehole data management, log production, section diagrams, including the Extension for AutoCAD Civil 3D and the Extension for Microsoft Excel; KeyLAB for geotechnical laboratory management and control, KeyAGS for creating, importing and exporting of AGS Data and KeyLogbook for hand held data collection of site investigation information. Keynetix also develops and hosts the UK Highway Agency's Geotechnical Data Management System ( in partnership with Mott MacDonald.

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Lankelma is one of the world's leading cone penetration testing (CPT) providers and its aim is to bring state of the art site investigation into mainstream operation as a standard site investigation package. Lankelma maintains a prominent position in the UK's geotechnical industry operating a large fleet of CPT rigs and skilled staff to provide clients with accurate and reliable data. Lankelma is part of the Gardline group, the world's largest privately owned marine survey company. This ensures extensive knowledge not only on land but also in the marine environment. With experience both on a national and international scale, Lankelma looks forward to any new challenges.

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Robertson Geologging

From its beginnings in 1979, Robertson Geologging pioneered the development of slim-hole digital borehole logging systems and techniques. Now, as probably the largest global supplier of slim-hole borehole-logging equipment in the world, RG supplies well-logging instrumentation and contract logging services to every continent. Industries served include oil and gas, nuclear and civil engineering, geotechnical, water-well management, environmental and mining.

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Rockbit UK Ltd

Rockbit UK ltd. is a major international manufacturer and supplier of Drilling Rigs, Drilling Bits and associated Drilling Equipment. Based on Tyneside in the United Kingdom with offices in Amman, Jordan, the company has 35 years experience of manufacture, contracting, service and supply within the Drilling and Mining industries. Rockbit UK provides a drilling consultancy service to its customers and prides itself on the reliability and quality of its products and service.

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RS Hydro

RS Hydro is a multi-disciplined instrumentation company, founded in 1997, providing specialist expertise to tackle technological issues facing clients over a large range of work in the water, environmental and industrial sectors. They are a total solutions provider for the water & wastewater, environmental, food & beverage, mining & aggregates, petrochemical, power generation and research industries for the UK and worldwide. They are specialists in flow meters, water quality monitoring instruments, water sampling equipment, groundwater monitoring, water level loggers, weather stations and wireless telemetry systems.

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Scientific Analysis Laboratories

Scientific Analytical Laboratories (SAL) provide accredited chemical analytical services to the environmental and geotechnical sectors. Extensive UKAS and MCERTS accredited testing for soils and waters are provided by our facilities in Manchester, Braintree and East Kilbride. SAL offer expertise in persistent organic pollutants, analysis of active samples, gas sample analysis and biological monitoring. Web access to results and invoices is available, along with AGS data and sample collections using our own fleet of vehicles.

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FlatMesh is the world's most reliable and robust wireless condition monitoring technology. Senceive have worked tirelessly in partnership with contractors and monitoring companies, over 10 years, to ensure FlatMesh provides you with stable, precise and highly user-friendly data anywhere in the world from any of your installations. FlatMesh is the benchmark for wireless Remote Condition Monitoring (RCM) geo-technical solutions for the UK and global Construction and Rail industries – all Senceive products are fully certified and approved by Network Rail and London Underground. Senceive are proud to have never lost a client in the 10 years they have been in business.

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Soil Instruments

With a record of manufacturing excellence for over half a century Soil Instruments is a world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of premium quality geotechnical and structural monitoring products. For more than 50 years, they have played a critical role in major construction projects across the globe including civil engineering, mining, railway and road infrastructures. Recent projects include providing instrumentation for Crossrail C701, Europe's largest civil engineering construction project; the Perth Metro; the Son La Dam in Vietnam; the Marina Barrage in Singapore and numerous Network Rail routes across the UK.

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Structural Soils

Structural Soils Ltd is a site investigation contractor with over 50 years experience. We are based in Bristol, with branch offices in Castleford near Leeds, Hemel Hempstead and Glasgow, the company operates throughout the United Kingdom and undertakes overseas contracts. The company's experience provides a sound knowledge of all aspects of geotechnical engineering and Structural Soils staff are always ready to give advice. As the company operates various boring and drilling rigs and associated equipment, an investigation can be designed to suit the client's requirement and obtain information in the most efficient manner.

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Stuart Well Services

Stuart Well Services is the UK's leading specialists in dewatering and groundwater and ground remediation systems using Wellpoint systems, Deep wells, together with the supply of consumables to the drilling industry. Wellpoint dewatering systems are used to lower groundwater levels to provide stable working conditions in excavations. Wellpoint dewatering systems are particularly suited to dewatering in foundation pipelines runs and trench works.

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TerraDat is a specialist and independant geophysical survey company. Both contracting and consulting services are provided by its experienced staff to the geotechnical, civil, mineral, hydrological and environmental industries. it owns the largest range of geophysical survey equipment in the UK private sector. TerraDat's main aims are to offer a high quality service to its clients while promoting the wider use of geophysical science in approprate environments.

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TPA Portable Roadways

Established in 2001, TPA Portable Roadways has grown to become Europe's largest supplier of temporary access and ground protection solutions to the geotechnical and drilling sectors. TPA's versatility and expertise in the provision of temporary roadways, walkways, working platforms and ground protection services has led to the development of robust, long term trading relationships with leading businesses across a wide range of sectors. TPA is particularly active in the geotechnical and drilling, powered access and abnormal loads sectors alongside construction, civil engineering, electricity transmission and rail. TPA's commitment to first class service delivery is further demonstrated by its gaining of numerous accreditations and recognised industry standards In fact, TPA now have full certification for its industry, namely ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, and BS 8901.

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Uretek is the world's leading geopolymer soil remediation company. They are the original inventors of the ground injection system which uses expansive resins to control and manage the soils underneath the built environment.

They have pioneered advances in ground remediation for over 35 years and have provided subsidence, settlement, water control and void filling solutions on 200,000 sites around the world. The business operates in UK & Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Americas.

The Uretek solutions can be applied to virtually any situation where subsidence and settlement occurs. Road and rail slab-track stabilisation are common areas where the advantages of the injected resin solution are clear; stabilisation through geopolymer takes as little as hours where the alternative would involve excavation and takes days or weeks.

Their systems are also applied heavily in the industrial property sector where major facilities require absolute control over ground levels and bearing capacity. Furthermore, the injection technique is now often considered as an early stage design solution for new construction.

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Van Elle

Over the past 31 years, Van Elle has established a reputation for delivering high quality piling and ground engineering solutions throughout the British Isles and overseas. Steady year-on-year growth further confirms Van Elle's position as the most successful and largest independent piling and ground stabilisation contractor. Recognised in their sector for their expertise, innovation and technical excellence, they were proud winners of the 2015 Construction News Awards' 'Ground Engineering Contractor of the Year', the 2015 Ground Engineering Awards' 'Contractor of the Year', the Nottingham Chamber of Commerce' 'Business of the Year' and 2 Offshore Excellence Awards.