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News Archive for: 2018

  • 19th November 2018

    Ferryside Stabilisation

    We have the signed contract in hand to undertake slope and retaining wall stabilisation works in Ferryside, Carmarthenshire. The soil nailing and retaining wall re-build scheme will be done in-house by Quantum’s Geo-Contracting team. Works will commence shortly.  

  • 16th November 2018

    Ebbw Vale Mine Workings

    GI Works are underway at Rhyd Y Blew, Ebbw Vale. We’re investigating shallow mine workings and two possible mineshafts using two of our Commachio MC600 drill rigs and bespoke safety drilling platforms. With over 35 years’ experience drilling in the South Wales Coal Field, and origins in the coal mining sector, we pride ourselves on first-hand knowledge of the SW Coal Field.

  • 14th November 2018

    Limestone Sinkhole Investigations

    Emergency investigation of Limestone sinkholes is underway in South Wales with some fascinating findings. We’re glad to be of assistance to the locality and provide our expert services.

  • 11th October 2018

    BCI Awards

    We had a fantastic evening had at the British Construction Industry Awards 2018 in London, where Quantum were finalists in the ‘Exporting Expertise Initiative of the Year’ category. While we didn’t win we had a marvellous evening and all winners were truly worthy. John Stark, Ross McDermott & Jim Dennis were in attendance.

  • 10th October 2018

    BDA Exhibit

    Quantum are proud to be sponsoring and exhibiting (with our new backdrops!) at the British Drilling Association (BDA) ‘Solutions for the Geotechnical Industry’ in London. Big thanks to all who came to our stand and chatted with our very own Hugh Woodroffe and Nick Davies.

  • 28th September 2018

    Week Ford Bridge Completion

    Works at Week Ford new replacement bridge are all complete and the road re-opened. Tremendous work and showcasing our in-house expertise and ability. Complete replacement of bridge all undertaken by Quantum, from demo to piling to construction.

  • 21st September 2018

    Showcasing our services at the AGS

    Showcasing our services at the AGS (Association of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Specialists). Quantum are very proud to sponsor the AGS Geotech “Ground Risk Conference” in London. Excellent presentations by some of the leading geotechnical and geo-environmental experts. Jim Dennis and Lee Simlett attended to promote our services.

  • 14th September 2018

    Bryn Pica Eco Park

    September is proving to be a busy month in GI! Works at Bryn Pica Eco Park are underway. The £65k scheme comprises deep probes and cored boreholes on behalf of the Park itself. The photo shows logging underway.

  • 12th September 2018

    GeoDrilling Magazine Article

    Slope stabilisation works at Cwmavon, Port Talbot have been completed on behalf of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, and featured in the September 2018 issue of GeoDrilling magazine in partnership with Dywidag-Systems Int. Thanks to Duncan and our very own Dan Roberts and Steff Probert.

  • 2nd September 2018

    A New Rig for Quantum!

    Quantum’s Laboratory in-situ testing and sampling fleet are expanding due to increased demand across South Wales and West. We’ve just received delivery of our latest piece of equipment: the Xcalibre T1P Neptune Road Towable Coring Rig.