Employee Showcase: Lianna Moyse

Why did you choose to work for GEL?I have always had an interest in science and geology. A few years ago I decided to follow this interest and I started a Geology degree with the OU. I applied to work for GEL with the hopes of obtaining a job that would be in a field of […]

Ground investigation Specialists

GEL Announces Launch of New Website

Out with the old and in with the new! Yes, the newly revamped website is now live! Designed and built with user-experience in mind, the redesigned site offers quick and easy access to essential information and features while offering a more comprehensive understanding of the Company’s services and overall client benefits. The website offers simple […]

Client testimonials for ground investigation services

Good News & Happy Clients

Central House I would like to say that throughout the project my colleagues feedback of Sam has been very positive and his efforts the last two days have been greatly appreciated Central House Phase II Just an email to say that I was very happy with the works undertaken at Central House today and yesterday. […]

GPR Survey

Looking to the Future

Looking to the Future… This week GEL welcomed Geology A level students from Wynstones School here in Gloucester. As part of the A Level Syllabus the students need to study Engineering Geology. Practically we couldn’t take the students out to lots of sites and so we used good old PowerPoint to introduce them to many […]

Ground investigation Specialists

Our Carbon Footprint

Our Carbon Footprint The UK’s Climate Change Act 2008 sets the framework for how the UK will manage and respond to the threat of climate change. Under the Act, the UK must reduce total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 80% below 1990 levels by 2050. The Act introduced legally binding carbon budgets and […]

Drilling Ground investigation Specialists

Drilling Records Being Broken

Drilling Records Being Broken… Congratulations are in order for the Geotechnical Engineering drill crews on site in Buckinghamshire at the moment for their impressive production of quality cores. Using the Geobor S wireline technique in chalk, the project has seen several shifts of 30m+ and at least three of well over 40m in holes up […]

Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme

Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme FORS

Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme FORS In September 2016 Geotechnical Engineering were delighted to be awarded Bronze Accreditation under the Fleet Operation Recognition Scheme (FORS). By achieving Bronze accreditation, we demonstrated good practice for vehicle and driver safety, combined with demonstration of improving operating practices and effective monitoring of fuel and tyre usage. FORS accreditation is […]

Eden Brows Case Study

Case Studies – Our Approach

Case Studies – Our Approach Geotechnical Engineering works throughout the UK providing utility clearance, drilling services and laboratory testing to the construction industry. We work predominantly in the road, rail, utility and commercial sectors, but we also offer geotechnical and geoenvironmental drill only services. We provide quality data to our Clients by using our innovative […]

Thermal Resistivity Testing

Thermal Resistivity Testing The geotechnical testing laboratory at Geotechnical Engineering can now offer the laboratory measurement of thermal resistivity and conductivity. This measurement is used in the design of underground electrical cables. Electrical cables generate heat and knowing the ability of the surrounding soil to conduct that heat is important when assessing the cable protection […]

Using KeyLAB2 Software

Using KeyLAB2 Software Towards the end of 2014 the Geotechnical laboratory at Geotechnical Engineering Limited (GEL) recognised the need to improve our service to Clients. Various laboratory data management systems were investigated and Keynetix Ltd were approached to explore the logistics of using their KeyLAB2 Software. Geotechnical Engineering starting to use KeyLAB2 in June 2015. […]