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Four hours of CPD – with one GEOTEX Seminar

Four hours of CPD – with one GEOTEX Seminar

By attending one of the GEOTEX specialist ground and environmental seminars around the UK you have acquired new knowledge on the latest innovations and techniques in the industry. With anywhere between eight and ten presenters at any GEOTEX seminar you automatically...
VIDEO: Gabions used to extend HGV area at Cobham Services

VIDEO: Gabions used to extend HGV area at Cobham Services

The Cobham Motorway Service Area (MSA) is located at J10 of the M25 motorway. The site opened in 2012 and is a single site used by traffic in both directions. The service area currently contains a customer service building with restaurants and refreshment areas,...
Highest retaining wall of its kind in the UK

Highest retaining wall of its kind in the UK

The Reinforced Earth retaining walls forming the north of the underpass, on the A465 Heads of the Valley road at Carno, are up to 33m high making it the highest structure of its type constructed in the UK. The design of the three-tier 33m high Reinforced Earth...
Long term fix for land slip on East Coast Rail Line

Long term fix for land slip on East Coast Rail Line

Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to line a channel in Angus, Scotland, UK. A combination of surface water and silt run-off from adjacent fields had caused a landslip onto a section of the East Coast Rail line in Angus. In addition to line closures and significant...
Battersea Power Station Decomissioning

Battersea Power Station Decomissioning

Background Battersea Power Station A was built in the 1930s, with Battersea B Power Station to the east in the 1950s. The two stations were built to a nearly identical design, providing the long-recognized four-chimney layout. The station ceased generating electricity...
Aldi use Geosynthetics solution to expand HQ

Aldi use Geosynthetics solution to expand HQ

Aldi UK Headquarters in Atherstone needed to expand their car parking area to facilitate the growing business and its increasing workforce. They had a large area of land with a gradual embankment which they needed to increase the footprint area and create a two story...
Anchoring to secure facing materials on motorway slopes

Anchoring to secure facing materials on motorway slopes

The A1 Autostrada is a north-south motorway that runs 568km through central Poland from Gdansk, on the Baltic Sea. As part of the upgrade a new section of motorway was constructed between Piekary and Maciejów which required an anchoring solution to secure all of the...
Rapid slope protection at Newmont Ghana Gold Mine

Rapid slope protection at Newmont Ghana Gold Mine

Concrete Canvas® (CC) was specified as a solution for slope protection for slopes adjacent to the new reinforced earth wall at the Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) site in Ahafo, Ghana. In addition to this CC was also used for the protection of earth wall footings...