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British Construction Industry Awards – A Call to action

I write in my capacity as CEO of Geobear, (www.geobear.com), the main sponsor of the awards dinner, which was a great opportunity for the engineering fraternity to meet to share our common vision for achieving excellence in engineering in the UK. Our mission statement and commitment is to provide a non-disruptive, cost-efficient and expeditious solution […]

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Geobear; Innovating Subsidence Claims

Geobear (Uretek) has been operating in the UK for nearly 40 years, and assisting Insurers and Loss Adjusters for much of that time. However, following extensive time and investment into research and development over the last 5 years we have developed, tested and implemented several new innovative subsidence solutions. We have been working closely with […]

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Emergency on Planet Earth : Your need to know guide about weather and subsidence

The weather is becoming more unpredictable than ever. Heatwaves last for weeks, interspersed with long or unexpected periods of rain. We prepare for every possibility, often smothering on the suncream under our raincoats and umbrellas. But it’s not just ourselves we should protect from the weather. Extreme climates impact the state of soil and therefore […]

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Geobear sponsors the British Construction Industry Awards

Geobear is proud to be the main sponsor of the 2019 British Construction Industry Awards. The ceremony takes place on the 9th of October at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.  The British Construction Industry Awards (BCIA) are the most prestigious awards in the built environment sector, with winning projects and teams rightly recognised for their […]

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Meet the Team with Richard Holmes

Name: Richard Holmes Company Role: Managing Director, UK Favorite quote: “Inch by inch is cinch / Yard by yard is hard!” Your top 3 favorite Podcasts/Books? Not very high brow but the “Secret Diaries of Adrian Mole” (The whole series), so easy to read and something I can relate to having grown up in the […]

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Meet the Team with Norman Saint

Name: Norman Saint Company Role: Commercial Northern Area Manager, UK Favourite quote: “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts”  Your top 3 favourite Podcasts/Books? Being an avid reader this changes often. I do not usually listen to podcasts.  What is something your customers have to deal […]

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Webinar: How can smart infrastructure maintenance save £500m per annum for the UK?

Register now for a lunchtime webinar hosted by Geobear: – August 2, 12:00 noon. Chris Shaw, Network Rail Project Manager with decades of hands on transport asset maintenance experience and transport economist Paul Buchanan, who led the economic case for Jubilee Line extension and Crossrail in the United Kingdom, join Geobear CEO Otso Lahtinen to […]

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Meet the Team with Sean Moore

Name: Sean Moore Company Role: Area Manager, Highways (Southern & Central England) Favourite quote: “This town aint big enough for the two of us boy”, Sparks Your top 3 favorite Podcasts/Books? The 007 Podcast The Guinness Book of World Records, Stanley Gibbons, Stamp Book What is something your customers have to deal with that you […]

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Meet the Team with Ksenia Tarasenko

Name: Ksenia Tarasenko Company Role: Vice President of Marketing Favourite Quote: “The highest levels of performance come to people who are centered, intuitive, creative, and reflective – people who see a problem as an opportunity.” Deepak Chopra Your top favourite podcasts/books? Secrets of peak performance – Tony Robbins Super soul conversations – Oprah Selling the […]

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Insurance Post Awards 2019 Winners!

Claims Collaboration of the Year 2019 Geobear are delighted to be part of the winning team for Claims Collaboration of the Year at last night’s Insurance Post Awards. The category focussed on collaborations between organisations that deliver top class claim services to policyholders. Legal & General, Geobear and Sedgwick provide bespoke sub-structure claim solutions services. […]

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Meet the Team with Kevin Doyle

Name: Kevin Doyle Company Role: Head of Infrastructure projects Favourite quote: Life is too important to be taken seriously (Oscar Wilde) Your top 3 favorite Podcasts/Books? Tsan su art of war Steven Gerrard – My Story, To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee. What is something your customers have to deal with that you want […]

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Like Father, Like Son : The Geobear Success Story

Timo Lahtinen is the founder of Uretek Worldwide and its predecessors, a company that created a new industry to 38 countries around the early 80’s invention of non disruptive re-levelling of sunken concrete, and subsequent inventions to strengthen soils with expansive geopolymers. The business operated as intellectual licensing business until 2009, after which it took […]

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Driving innovation in Ground Engineering

Geobear has been implementing innovative, cost-effective solutions to stabilise ground and correct settlement or subsidence in the UK and throughout Europe since 1983. Now, positioned to continue their growth, Geobear are exploring socioeconomic impact through widespread use of it’s technology. In the summer of 2018, weather patterns led to a record number of subsidence claims […]

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Meet the Team with Alex Finch

Name: Alex Finch Company Role: Commercial Director – UK Residential Favourite quote: Carpe Diem (seize the day) Your top 3 favourite Podcasts/Books? Of Mice and Men, To Kill a Mockingbird, Dead Zone What is something your customers have to deal with that you want to fix? The disruption and stress of structural damage to their […]

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Meet the Team with Emma Talbot Baker

Name:Emma Talbot Baker Company Role: Commercial Southern Area Manager Favourite quote:  Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right. Henry Ford Your top 2 favorite Podcasts/Books? A Thousand Splendid Suns (book), Serial (podcast). What is something your customers have to deal with that you want to fix? One of the things […]

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Meet the Team with Freya Chapman

Name: Freya Chapman Company Role: Customer Service Manager, UK and Ireland. Favourite quote:  “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten” Tony Robbins Your top 3 favorite Podcasts/Books? Unleash The Power Within, Tony Robbins Little Women, Louis May Alcott Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte Never Split The Difference, Chris Voss and […]

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Meet the Team with Daniel Hadfield

Name: Daniel Hadfield Company Role: Engineering Director UK Favourite Quote: Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by it’s ability to climb a tree, it will live it’s whole life believing that it is stupid. Einstein. Your top 3 favourite podcasts/ book? Astrophysics for People in a hurry – Neil de Grasse […]

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Together we raised £650.00 in the Community Sleep out! Thank you!

Geobear are incredibly proud to announce that Rachel McLean, an employee at Geobear, successfully completed a charity sleep out event this month, raising more than £600! Rachel represented Geobear in the event held at the Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens on Friday 15th March. . The event was held as part of the YMCA Sleep […]

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Meet the Team with Aleister Willis

Name: Aleister Willis Company Role: Marketing Director, UK Favourite Quote: In the land of the blind, the one eyed man is King. Erasmus   Your top 3 favourite Podcasts/Books? Long Walk to Freedom, Nelson Mandela; Dice Man, Luke Rhinehart; Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky What is something your customers have to deal with that you […]

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International Womens Day 2019

Geobear – Balance for Better International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This years theme is #balanceforbetter. Everyone has a part to play, all the time, everywhere. We are entering an exciting period of history where the world expects balance. We notice its absence […]