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Ground investigation
Geotechnical consultancy
Contaminated land assessment

Screening out sites that have a Very Low or Negligible Ground Gas Risk

August 20, 2020
by Mike Plimmer

The risk presented by high rates of hazardous ground gas emissions into structures is well documented and means of monitoring and assessing this risk are set out in both BS 8576:2013 and CIRIA C665...

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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
by Mike Plimmer

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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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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