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My industrial placement with GEA

February 28, 2018
by Olivia

My name is Olivia Houghton and I am currently a one-year placement student at GEA, based in their head office in Ware, Hertfordshire. The placement is part of the Industrial Bursary Scheme which I got through studying Engineering Geology and Geotechnics at the University of Portsmouth.

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New guidance for bored piles in London Clay

February 7, 2018
by Steve Branch

The London District Surveyors Association (LDSA) has announced publication of a new version of its design document for piles in London Clay which is widely used by building control across the capital’s 32 boroughs.

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Geotechnical and Environmental Associates - the first 15 years

January 29, 2018
by Steve Branch

At the start of 2003, Tony Blair was Prime Minister and was yet to have his Iraq problem, Girls Aloud had the No 1 single, London had no congestion charge, and Geotechnical & Environmental Associates (GEA) Limited started trading.

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What makes a good Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist?

January 11, 2018
by Steve Branch

As we start another year and consider recruitment options I starting wondering whether we could put in a nutshell what the qualities are that we look for, particularly in new graduates, which is where we find most of our staff.

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