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Geobear secures Shugborough Tunnel Contract

Geobear has won a contract to deliver the Shugborough Tunnel structural void fill scheme for Story Contracting. The Geobear work commenced on May 9. The project will see Geobear provide essential repair works to the tunnel lining and complete void filling for eight hidden shafts using our specialist geopolymer material. The purpose of the infilling […]

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Geobear – Helping the fight against Coronavirus

The Coronavirus outbreak is the greatest global emergency in living memory. It is affecting how people live their lives all over the world. Here’s how Geobear has been helping the fight against Coronavirus, We have made a donation to the WHO’s Solidarity Fund, which support’s their work to track and understand the spread of the […]

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It looks set to be a cracking Summer

The Meteorological Office Rainfall and Evaporation Calculation System (MORECS) is calculated from daily values of hours of sunshine, air temperature, vapour pressure, wind speed and rainfall, 2020 is ahead of 2003 and 2018 and on an upward trajectory. The continued intensification of soil moisture deficits (SMDs) and river flow recessions into early April, coupled with […]

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Coronavirus COVID – 19 FAQ

The Geobear Executive team is reviewing the World Health Organisation (WHO) and local government regulations daily to maximise the safety of team members and all stakeholder groups, including but not limited to customers and suppliers. Here is a list of frequently asked questions for our customers. Any questions about our response to COVID- 19 epidemic […]

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Interview with Ashley Gierth

Biography Ashley was born in Nottingham, he is married with 3 grown-up children and currently lives in Stafford.  He is a Chartered Engineer and Manager with 30 years construction and engineering experience. Twenty- two of those years are in the rail sector, working on both the client-side and for Principal and Sub-Contractors.  Ashley has previously […]

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International Womens Day 2020

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually on 8th March. The day is about unity, celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It is also marking a call to action for accelerating gender equality. This year’s theme is #EachforEqual. An equal world is an enabled world. Geobear is a contractor with a […]

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Geobear, L&G and Sedgwick win National Insurance Award

Geobear in partnership with L&G and Sedgwick are delighted to announce we have won the award for Claims Initiative of the Year. The winners of the inaugural National Insurance Awards were announced at last night’s awards ceremony and gala dinner at London’s prestigious Waldorf Hilton Hotel. This is the third award presented in the last […]

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Meet the Team with Ashley Gierth

Name: Ashley Gierth Company Role: UK Rail Director Favourite quote: “May you sail the sea of ambition and land on the shores of success” Your top 3 favourite Podcasts/Books?  Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway (Dr. Susan Jeffers) The Quiet Soldier (Adam Ballinger) White Ghost (Shaun Hutson) What is something your customers have to […]

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How Should you choose a Subsidence Contractor?

With so many options for contractors and methods of solving subsidence issues, it’s important to understand how to make the best possible decision when it comes to handling your settlement or subsidence issue. Your decision ultimately should be based on your specific situation and the recommendations of your consulting engineers. While making your decision, here […]

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  • Residential

How to sell a home with subsidence

The Times recently published an article about selling a home with subsidence.   A concerned homeowner contacted the publication, with their worry, “A neighbour’s tree has caused subsidence to my property: this is the second time this has happened. The first time was about 12 years ago: they cut down the offending tree and left […]

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Geobear grows insurance expertise with Greg Gladwell appointment

Geobear, specialists in subsidence solutions, and ground remediation of buildings and infrastructure have bolstered their expertise in the insurance sector with the appointment of former Crawford CEO Greg Gladwell in an advisory role. Over the past 18 months, the business has strengthened its service offering to the insurance market. They developed an innovative partnership with […]

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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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A Geobear Christmas Carol

‘Twas the night before Christmas. Doug Badly sat in his armchair in front of the fire, smoking his pipe. He looked around the shabby room and shook his head. He wouldn’t be seeing his family this Christmas – they refused to come round to his house. They said it was a “tip”, and “falling to […]

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Russell Clark, EngTech MICE

Operations Coordinator, Russell Clark has recently been given recognition by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) as an Engineering Technician (EngTech MICE). Russell has a career with Geobear spanning an amazing 17 years. He initially started his employment as a Technician, progressing into a Senior Technician post.  Following his time on-site and years of experience, […]

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Geobear help Tanhouse Morris Dancers get back on the road!

Geobear is always keen to support charities and groups in the local community. Our main operational depot for the UK is based in Skelmersdale, Lancashire, UK. Tanhouse Morris Dancers is a dance group based in Skelmersdale.  The group was established 50 years ago and is run entirely by volunteers. The granddaughter of  Northern Commercial Manager, […]

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Geobear win Insurance Times Award

Geobear, in partnership with L&G and Sedgwick has won a second insurance industry award – Claims Partner of the Year. The prestigious Insurance Times Awards 2019 was held on Friday the 22nd November at the Grosvenor in London. Geobear won in the Claims Partner of the Year category; the category is designed to recognise claims, loss […]

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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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Help! Spooktacular subsidence is causing my house to fall down

The Challenge For homeowners, Gomez and Morticia Addams, their nightmare began a few weeks before October 31st. They resided in an aging property on the outskirts of Frightville, England. Throughout the hot summer of 2019, they had noticed cracks in the walls of the basement laboratory where their Uncle Fester spent many hours deliberating over […]

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Technical Webinar – 29th November

Technical webinar: A new low-disruption alternative to traditional compensation grouting; and demonstration of the strength of geopolymer material Professor Colin Eddie FREng presents this lunchtime webinar which is the culmination of two years R&D with Geobear to develop the use of geopolymers as an alternative to traditional compensation grouting methods. GeoRT is a new patented […]