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Managing a highways asset – the process explained

From the traveller routes in the Iron Age to the Roman Empire’s Watling Road, Britain like the rest of the world has relied heavily on its road network. Although today, the necessity is not to advance the movement of troops but to maintain the availability to move goods and people safely. The UK Highways Network […]

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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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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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Lunchtime Webinar: Road stabilisation – 12th July

Changes in soil dynamics and the impact of increased axle loads has gradually degraded our road surfaces. Consequently, both flexible surfaces and concrete slabs are now becoming unstable, resulting in sinking slabs and fracture on the surface. The problem commonly lies below the surface – over time the heavier loads lead to increased compaction and […]

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Geobear featured on BBC News

A critical ground improvement and void filling project on the M11 was featured on the BBC News last October. Geobear were the ground engineering contractors on the project which required the delivery of emergency works beneath the motorway at junction 14. You can view the report below.

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Innovation in Infrastructure

In December Geobear CEO, Otso Lahtinen, joined the New Civil Engineer’s Innovation in Infrastructure Forum in central London. The forum hosted over 60 senior delegates a number of whom, including Lahtinen, presented a case for innovation in infrastructure. For Geobear this was an opportunity to highlight the benefits and cost savings in using geopolymer solutions […]

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Rail webinar

Please note this webinar has passed. Please enter your email address below to view a recording. Webinar: Geopolymer injection and its application on rail projects Friday 14th September – 12:00 noon Geopolymer injection has been used across the rail sector as a solution to issues affecting permanent way, civils and structures. The process sees an […]

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M3 Motorway

Geobear was recently awarded the contract to treat voided soils on behalf of Highways England. The work formed part of the on-going maintenance works following completion of the M3 smart motorway between junctions 2 and 4a. Specifically, we treated voided soils around and above laid pipes from the ground level downwards, with two rows of […]

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STABILISATION OF C50 ROAD NEAR EDINBURGH

Geobear stabilises road outside Edinburgh. A section of road outside Edinburgh was showing signs of accelerated degradation. The surface was suffering extensive fracturing on the southbound carriageway on an area of the C50 near Temple. A ground penetrating radar survey was conducted, which determined anomalies that are detrimental to surface stability at a number of […]

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Stabilising London City Airport

Geobear completes work on London City Airport. Geobear recently completed ground engineering work on the airfield at London City Airport as part of a multi-million pound infrastructure project to future-proof the site. The primary work involved the stabilisation of over 100 concrete slabs across the taxiway. Our engineers were airside for three weeks using mobile […]

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Geobear Complete Road Stabilisation In Reading

Geobear recently worked with Reading Borough Council to stabilise the ground beneath a busy strategic road. Northumberland Avenue in Reading had suffered years of degradation as a consequence of the movement of the ground beneath. We were consulted and designed a programme of works that would stabilise the ground soil beneath the flexible concrete base. […]