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GEA Covid 19 Update

May 13, 2020
by Steve Branch


We have always had a policy of enabling flexible and remote working throughout GEA, so the transition to all of our staff working at home was straightforward. Our IT and telephone systems are such that you should not experience any problems with contacting us on the usual switchboard, direct dial or mobile telephone numbers. We are continuing to follow Government advice, with staff mainly based at home and only visiting the office when necessary.

We are increasingly taking on new work and have established new risk-based working arrangements to ensure that all of our normal site work can continue safely, with the safety of our staff, subcontractors and public being the overriding consideration at all times. We are continuing to draw on our extensive database of previous work to assist clients with progressing new projects in those cases where site-based work is unsafe or impractical. We are very much open for business across all three of our offices, so please do not hesitate to contact us with new enquiries.

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GEA Covid 19 Update

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February 29, 2020
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GEA Technical Director, Mike Plimmer, has provided a thought-provoking piece in this month's AGS magazine on the effects of different methods of sample preparation on results of contamination testing. The article revisits the way a soil sample is prepared prior to analysis and how this varies between laboratories.

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GEA Contaminated Land Presentations

January 28, 2020
by Marie Patience

Over the past year, our Technical Director Mike Plimmer has delivered a range of presentations at conferences organised by EPUK, RICS and the Geological Society. Mike specialises in the development of risk assessment models for contaminated land remediation and in the classification and re-use of construction waste; he leads GEA’s contaminated land team and has over 30 years’ experience in geotechnical and contaminated land projects.

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New Guidance on Classification of Waste Soil from Construction

May 22, 2019
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The Association of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS) has recently published guidance on the classification of waste soils (as either hazardous or non-hazardous) with the intention of providing simplified guidance for the sampling and classification of waste soils on straightforward sites.

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