geotechnical contractor News

  • Layne Christensen Company Acquires Interest in South American Geotechnical Companies

    MISSION WOODS, Kan. - Layne Christensen Company ("Layne") (Nasdaq:LAYN) today announced the acquisition of a 50% interest in Diberil Sociedad Anonima, a Uruguayan company and parent company to Costa Fortuna (Brazil and Uruguay). Costa Fortuna, with operations in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Montevideo, Uruguay, is one of the largest providers of specialty foundation and specialized marine geotechnical ...


    By Layne

  • RSK merges with Structural Soils to become the UK’s number one site investigation company

    A merger with the 130-strong site investigation contractor Structural Soils, a major player in the geotechnical industry with over 40 years of experience, has transformed RSK Group into the largest, most technically proficient geotechnical service provider in the UK. The merger – the largest in the company’s history – represents RSK’s first major strategic business decision since successfully ...


    By RSK Group plc

  • RSK merges with Structural Soils to become the UK’s number one site investigation company

    A merger with the 130-strong site investigation contractor Structural Soils, a major player in the geotechnical industry with over 40 years of experience, has transformed RSK Group into the largest, most technically proficient geotechnical service provider in the UK. The merger – the largest in the company’s history – represents RSK’s first major strategic business decision since successfully ...


    By RSK Group plc

  • EOS Remediation Strategic Alliance with Chemical Grouting Company and Hayward Baker

    EOS Remediation (EOS), Raleigh, NC announces the formation of a Strategic Alliance with Chemical Grouting Co., Ltd. (CG Co.), Tokyo, Japan, and Hayward Baker (HB), Hanover, MD: for the commercialization of the BioJet™ Technology.  This co-patent-pending (US and Japan) technology developed jointly by EOS and CG Co. is the product of 8 years of extensive research and development.  ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Proposed new ASTM soil and rock standard covers sustainable use of recycled asphalt pavement

    A proposed new ASTM standard is an important step in guiding federal, state and local highway agencies, contractors, material suppliers and consultants on the sustainable use of recycled asphalt pavement. ASTM WK26824, Specifications for Recycled Asphalt Pavement Materials for Base or Subbase for Highway or Airports, is being developed by Subcommittee D18.14 on Geotechnics of Sustainable ...


    By ASTM International

  • Entec designed Preston Waste Transfer Station opens

    Lancashire County Council’s new waste transfer station (WTS) in Preston has opened, with a good cross section of interested councillors, officers, contractors and consultants present to commemorate it. Designed and project managed by Entec, the waste transfer station forms an integral part of the county waste management strategy and will greatly reduce the vehicle impacts of waste collection ...


  • Potential for Sinorock's bolt manufacture lies in improved efficiency

    The mission of Sinorock“Provide Solutions for Concrete Structures that help our Clients improve efficiency and safety in projects through dedicated service integrated within the Global Market, innovating and investing in People as a fundamental component of the business.”Sinorock always stick on these principles,and it becomes a successful rock bolt supplier ...


    By sinorock

  • IET announces formation of drilling division, providing services to the mid-atlantic states

    Effective June 13th, 2011, Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc. (IET) is proud to announce the formation of our environmental drilling division. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ...

  • TRIAX ACHIEVES THREE POINT TURN-AROUND FOR LORRY PARK

    When civil contractors required a rapid solution to transform 3,500 sq m of almost lagoon-like land into a transport park for articulated lorries, the unique properties of Tensar’s new triangular structured geogrid – TriAx™ - offered particular performance benefits. By using this latest geotechnical development, the contractors, Leiths (Scotland) Ltd, were able to stabilise the soft and variable ...


    By Tensar International

  • Environmental Consultants Turn to Nation’s Leading Provider of Insurance Programs

    Environmental consultants play a critical role in ensuring that workers, the public, and the environment are not exposed to hazardous materials.  The profession spans a wide spectrum ranging from indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals dealing with mold, lead, and asbestos to underground storage tank (UST) consultants and others.    Many environmental consultants are employed by ...

  • Sinorock, supplier of quality, innovative and specialized rock bolts

    Sinorock, supplier of quality, innovative and specialized tools and rock bolt systems for the professional user, has been recognized as one of the best rock bolt manufacturer in the country.  Sinorock provides worldwide leading-edge technology to international construction professionals. Sinorock products, systems and ...


    By sinorock

  • Weston to provide construction management services for Port of Long Beach, CA

    Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON,,) announced today the award of a $12.4 million contract for Professional Construction Management Services for the Interim/Source Removal Action at Pier A West/Area 2, Port of Long Beach (POLB), CA. WESTON’s Construction Management Scope is just one part of an estimated $80 million remediation project at Pier A under the regulatory oversight of the Los ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • DOE awards contract to small business for mercury project at Y-12

    On Feb. 26, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (EM) awarded a task order to Strata-G, a Knoxville-based small business, to collect data and perform characterization at Outfall 200, the proposed site for the mercury water treatment facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex. The task order is the first project within a five year, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Entec remediating major Blyth regeneration scheme

    The first phase of work on a multi-million pound regeneration scheme on the former Bates Colliery site in Blyth, Northumberland, is underway. As part of the scheme, Entec will deliver the remediation of the site along with the contractor Vertase F.L.I. Remediation by Bates Regeneration Ltd, a joint venture between north east property firm Banks Developments and coal and property company UK Coal, ...


  • World Health Organisation’s William Angell is keynote speaker at VOCs and Ground Gas Conference

    The World Health Organisation’s Professor William Angell, who chairs the International Radon Project, is the keynote speaker at this year’s VOCs and Ground Gases Conference: Sampling, Risk Assessment and Remediation. The conference, held in London’s ICO Conference Centre on 18th November 2009, will highlight the current best practices in laboratory sampling, safety, risk assessment, remediation, ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • Greyling Chosen as Geosyntec Insurance Broker and Risk Consultant

    Greyling is pleased to announce it has been chosen as the insurance broker for Geosyntec Consultants, Inc., an international environmental engineering and consulting firm with 50 U.S. offices as well as operations in Australia, Canada, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom. "Greyling provides a high level of service and expertise," says Jon Dickinson, Chief Financial Officer for Geosyntec, "That ...


    By Marketwire

  • Christopher A. Lund, P.E. promoted to GBB Vice President

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) is pleased to announce that Christopher A. Lund, who joined the firm as Senior Project Engineer in April 2008, has been promoted to Vice President.Chris Lund“Chris has been a key and valuable member of the GBB Guam Receivership Project Team,” said Harvey W. Gershman, GBB President, “He will continue to be closely involved with the engineering, ...

  • NGWA offers short course on LNAPL volume, mobility and recoverability

    The National Ground Water Association is offering a one-day course on LNAPL volume, mobility and recoverability for recovery systems design on November 4 in Costa Mesa, California.The course will show how diverse information such as soil core analysis, product bail-down tests, historical fluid levels, and recovery system performance can be integrated into an LNAPL Conceptual Site Model (LCSM) ...

  • New distribution partnerships make AquaBlok® composite particle system available in five additional states

    AquaBlok, Ltd., manufacturer of innovative clay-based composite materials, is pleased to announce distribution agreements with Midwest Construction Products (Fort Myers, FL) and Quick Supply Co. (Des Moines, IA). The new partnerships are part of a comprehensive campaign to make AquaBlok’s ...


    By AquaBlok, Ltd.

  • T5 Corp. Signs Teaming Agreement with Remedial Construction Services, LP

    On June 7, 2012, T5 Corp. [GMHC] entered into a five-year Teaming Agreement with Remedial Construction Services, LP (“RECON”), a national leader in the field of environmental remediation services. T5 and RECON have agreed to jointly pursue remediation and recycling opportunities using their combined technology. RECON will be primarily responsible for ...

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