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The in and out job, slabs relevelled overnight

Interview with our Commercial Manager for the North, Norman Saint. Tell us about yourself and your role at Geobear. I have worked with Geobear for over 14 years. I began my career here as an Electrician, then moved into a Technician role with the Operations team. I enjoyed my time on the trucks, it gave […]

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Geobear Shortlisted for 2 Ground Engineering Awards

We are delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist in two categories at the 2020 Ground Engineering Awards. The two categories are: Project of the Year (value upto £1m) this entry related to the work we completed at Seaton Deleval Hall. We were required to improve the strength of the ground beneath the foundations […]

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How uneven warehouse floors can damage forklifts

Forklifts and other material handling equipment are vital in many operations, so making sure you choose the right equipment for the needs of your business is an important first step. But is your site optimised for them, too? A quality of a site’s flooring is commonly overlooked. Your warehouse floor is critical for keeping products […]

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  • Residential

How Is The Tenant Experience Changing?

Tenant experience is a top priority for most Commercial Real Estate leaders. The on-demand economy is reshaping tenant expectations about how real estate is consumed, technology-enabled facilities and personalised experiences are already transforming the CRE industry. Today, creating superior experiences is not just about engaging the tenant. It is also about extending services to the […]

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Meet the Team with Jeff Gaucher

Name: Jeff J Gaucher Company Role: Director of Commercial Sales UK & Ireland  Favourite quote: “Courage is what it takes to Stand Up and Speak. Courage is also what it takes to Sit Down and Listen” – Winston Churchill  Your top 3 favorite Podcasts/Books? 1. Alex Ferguson Autobiography. 2. War of the Worlds. 3. Scratchman […]

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How uneven warehouse floors can damage forklifts

Forklifts and other material handling equipment are vital in many operations, so making sure you choose the right equipment for the needs of your business is an important first step. But is your site optimised for them, too? A quality of a site’s flooring is commonly overlooked. Your warehouse floor is critical for keeping products […]

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  • Company

Growth signalled as Geobear appoints new Regional Manager

Geobear has recruited Kevin Shaw as Regional Commercial Manager for the Southern United Kingdom. The appointment comes as Geobear continues to grow its contracting division in the UK & Ireland with additional investment in its fleet, adding six new technical units. Kevin has over thirty years of experience in the geotechnical/foundation sector, joining the company […]

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Webinar – Geopolymer and its use in commercial buildings

12:00 noon – May 31 2019 OBJECTIVE Geopolymer injection is widely used across the built environment to stabilise the ground and re-level sinking floor slabs. Its use can also extend to improving ground strength to allow for additional loads. This webinar looks at the fundamental principles of the process and provides detailed project examples of […]

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Geopolymer v Piling – a comparison

This short animation looks at the comparative methods of remedial work for sinking concrete slabs. The film illustrates the benefit to the customer of using Geobear’s fast, non-disruptive solutions.     In the video, we outline the differences between the two methods so that you can understand which would benefit you most. Below we overview […]

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  • Health and Safety

Clean remediation of sinking floors in food production facilities

Clean remediation of sinking floors in food production facilities Geobear has been delivering clean, dust free solutions to food production and consumable manufacturing facilities for decades. Where facilities have unstable or sinking floors, there are very few remedies that can be applied without affecting both the working environment and production flow. We use discrete, non-invasive […]

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Geopolymer Injection v Underpinning

Geobear CEO, Otso Lahtinen describes the key differences between the two solutions.  

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How subsidence problems influence your finances

Risto Valakari (Commercial Director Nordics) of Geobear explores how subsidence problems influence your finances Overview Urbanization is an ongoing megatrend that means people and businesses are moving increasingly to more densely populated areas, i.e. towns and cities. In terms of construction and geotechnics, it means that the suitable areas for construction become more valuable, since […]

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Stabilisation Completed On Major Warehouse

Geobear recently completed work to stabilise the floor at a major warehouse in Enfield UK. The work was required to stabilise the ground and lift the existing floor back up to a safe operating level. This was needed to be done in order that the site could safely house racking and associated distribution systems.

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Water Sealing Work Completed At Abbeydale

Watch our latest water sealing video explaining the process on a historic structure. Geobear recently completed some water sealing works on the site of Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. The works were aimed at preventing the ingress of water into a Grade II listed building through the injection of Geobear geopolymer into the ground.

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Geobear Fills Void At Bristol Royal Infirmary

Geobear has recently completed an important project at the Bristol Royal Infirmary. The BRI is a major teaching hospital undergoing redevelopement; as part of that process a significant void was found beneath an area of the flooring. The void needed filling with a material that would also give it additional loading strength. Geobear delivered the […]

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Scarborough Lighthouse Stabilisation

Geobear was recently contracted to deliver stabilisation and void filling work at Scarborough Lighthouse. The Lighthouse was originally built in 1804 and subsequently rebuilt in 1931. The rebuild saw it built on a pier constructed using sheet piling, however over time the infill between the piles had washed away and a number of voids had […]