Record Number of Subsidence Cases in 2018
In December it was revealed that last year saw a record number of subsidence cases in Britain. In just the three-month period from July to September, UK insurance companies experienced more than 10,000 claims for damage caused by subsidence. To put this into perspective, a normal three-month period would typically experience around 2,500 subsidence-based claims. […]
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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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 […]
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 […]
This winter Geobear is proud to be supporting two charities: Teardrops and Save the Children. Teardrops is a charity that helps the homeless and vulnerable in NW England. The Geobear team will offer their help this week at their hub in St Helens, Merseyside to help make someone’s Christmas a little brighter. Many staff including […]
Lifting a train with geopolymer
As a demonstration of the incredible expansive forces of Geobear’s geopolymer material, we decided to lift something very heavy – a train. Supervised by Professor Colin Eddie, this short film highlights the process, the event and analysis behind the lift.