Soil Engineering Geoservices move in with Bachy Soletanche and Simplex Westpile

Soil Engineering Geoservices, Bachy Soletanche and Simplex Westpile have amalgamated their southern operations for geotechnical ground investigation and ground improvement into a combined office at Camberley, Surrey.


The Gold Standard

Celebrating 50 Years of Industry

2013 marks a golden anniversary for Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited services. For 50 years we have been at the forefront of UK geotechnics, we have introduced innovative processes and applications that have helped to shape the site investigation and grouting industries.


British Standards Institution Approves Management Systems

On 1st October 2012 Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited were visited by British Standards Institution (BSI). The visit was to verify that the accreditations for ISO9001:2008 and ISO14001:2004 previously held as part of Vinci UK certificates, FS95506 and EMS61133 could be transferred to Bachy Soletanche certificates FS27233 EMS 66593.

Core Scanner Demonstrated at EIG 2012

Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited recently exhibited one of the company’s Core Scan II units at the Extractive Industries Geology Conference 2012, held at Edgehill University, Ormskirk.

The 2012 Conference was the latest in a series of highly successful biennial conferences, which are renowned for providing a unique scientific and technical shop window for the non-petroleum extractive industries.


Shaking the Foundations of Geo-Engineering Education!

In early July 2012, Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited Technical Manager, Matthew Baldwin, took part in an international conference in Galway, Ireland, titled ‘Shaking the Foundations of Geo-Engineering Education’. Matthew had been invited to present his paper which was titled ’Key skill sets for use in geotechnics – a contractor’s view’.


Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited appoint UK Operations Manager

Tristan Llewellyn has been appointed UK Operations Manager for Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited. Tristan has been with the Company for 11 years, most recently in the role of Grouting Manager.

In his new position Tristan will be responsible for directing the company’s core operations of Site Investigation and Grouting across all operating regions in the UK.

He will work with the existing management team to ensure resources are effectively deployed across both business streams, promoting integration and flexibility to achieve the best possible efficiencies within the business.

Lab undertakes rock testing from South Africa

The geotechnical testing laboratory of Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited has received a batch of rock core samples from the Thyspunt region of South Africa.

The one hundred and twenty, 76mm diameter samples of Quartzite, Sandstone and Shale are scheduled for Unconfined Compressive Strength testing with Young’s and Poissons Ratio measurement.

Each sample is cut and prepared for test in the laboratory prior to testing.

All results are recorded and reported individually and electronically in AGS format.

The laboratory expects to receive a further two batches of samples from South Africa and is on course to complete the full programme of testing within the specified time frame.

These samples, together with rock testing generated from the UK site investigation market will make Q3 2012 the busiest quarter for rock testing the laboratory has ever had.

International Award for Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited

Now part of the Bachy Soletanche Group, Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited has cast its net beyond UK shores and has succeeded with being awarded its first international contract.


Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited will be attending Geotechnica 2012

Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited is pleased to say they will be attending Geotechnica 2012 and exhibiting under their new brand as part of the Bachy Soletanche Group.

Soil Engineering’s Innovation Manager Digby Harman will be presenting on day 1, Wednesday 4th July – Session 3 Improving efficiencies and data handling for SI

Drilling parameters and intelligent planning – Digby Harman, Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited.

The event is free to attend, you can still register at

Come and visit us at Stand 53 in the indoor exhibition area.

Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited is one of the UK’s leading geotechnical contractors with a proven capability in all elements of site investigation and stabilisation.

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