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News Archive for: 2018

  • 1st September 2018

    RISQS Accreditation

    We are please to announce our 2018-19 RISQS Audit and Renewal is complete for the next 12 months. Our rail department continues to grow – well done to all involved. For all your geotech rail needs from SI to ground/slope stabilisation just get in touch.

  • 20th August 2018

    Swansea Station GI

    Ground Investigation works at Swansea Station are complete after a combination of night shifts, day shifts, road closures and rail possessions. Works were completed on programme and on budget thanks to fantastic efforts by all involved. Pleasure working with Alun Griffiths Contractors’ Rail Division.

  • 14th August 2018

    Caerleon Road Instability

    We set up an impressive scaffold arrangement to implement rotary boreholes investigating landslides on a river bank in Caerleon using our Commachio 300 rig on behalf of Newport County Council. The photo shows Garry Blades Jnr and Neil Williams in action.

  • 23rd July 2018

    Swansea Station GI Works Underway

    £180,000 ground investigation works at Swansea Station are underway, working for our Client and Project PC Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd – Rail Division. Works are progressing well with CP drilling, Rotary drilling, CPTs, over 300 Masonry cores, hand inspection pits, window sampling, UXO surveying and GPR surveying. End of August completion. Local work for local companies.

  • 20th July 2018

    GI Completed for New Rail Bridge, Shropshire

    Our working relationship with Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd goes from strength to strength. Another Ground Investigation job completed for a proposed new Rail Bridge in Shropshire.

  • 16th July 2018

    Mental Health & Well-Being

    Alongside Quantum’s Parent Company Dawnus we are committed to the mental health and well-being of our staff and thanks to Training in Mind we now have our first group of Mental Health First Aiders.

  • 13th July 2018

    Geotechnica 2018

    Excellent day at Geotechnica 2018. Meeting old friends and familiar faces. Good to see geotech industry evolving with innovative ideas and equipment. Very positive outlook for the industry as a whole. Particular thanks to Equipe Group and Stratum Drilling.

  • 11th July 2018

    Silverstone F1

    Big thank you to Darren Ward and his team from InsituSI for their tremendous hospitality at Silverstone F1 last weekend. An excellent day out had by Quantum Geotechnical. Amazing racing and awesome company.

  • 2nd July 2018

    AGS Geotech Ground Risk Event

    Looking forward to exhibiting and also meeting new and old friends at AGS Geotech Ground Risk event on 12th September in London. An excellent and quite often overlooked topic with brilliant speaker lined up. See you there!

  • 1st July 2018

    Works Completed at Ysgol Bro Hyddgen, Machynlleth

    A £35,000 geotechnical and geo-environmental ground investigation, including CP drilling, rotary drilling, CBRs and Plate Loads on an active school. All works completed successfully including additional works within original programme resulting in a happy Client and more importantly a very happy Head Teacher. Top marks all round!