Westpile Has Merged With Bachy Soletanche

Soletanche Bachy has announced that it has consolidated its Westpile business under the Bachy Soletanche name as of 22nd March 2019 in order to simplify its operating structure and add efficiency. Westpile, which started out as West’s Rotinoff Piling Construction […]

Gender Pay Report 2018-2019

In line with regulations under the Equality Act 2010, for all UK organisations which employ over 250 employees to report annually their gender pay gap. The gender pay gap is the difference in the average earnings between men and women […]

Bachy Soletanche Awarded Fifth Consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal

Bachy Soletanche has achieved the gold standard for the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards for the fifth consecutive year.  The prestigious award recognises outstanding practices and achievements in helping its employees and supply chain get home safely at the […]

Bachy Soletanche shortlisted for Ground Engineering Awards

Bachy Soletanche’s expertise in the geotechnical sector has been recognised by being shortlisted in four categories at the prestigious Ground Engineering Awards 2019. The company has been shortlisted in the Contractor of the Year, Equipment Innovation, UK Project with a […]

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week at Bachy Soletanche

Lauren Grimes Lauren is a Marketing Assistant working for Bachy Soletanche. Lauren is studying a Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional Diploma, is in her final semester of study.  We asked Lauren some questions about her role, why she chose an apprenticeship and what […]

Its Time to Talk, with Jonathan Rimmer

Jonathan Rimmer, Bachy Soletanche Northern Pre-Construction Manager, discusses his role as a Mental Health First Aider and what we, as an industry, can do to change the way we approach the subject. During the last 18 months, Bachy Soletanche has […]

Bachy Soletanche Strengthen Pre-Construction Team

Bachy Soletanche has appointed Tim Casalis de Pury to the position of Pre-Construction and New Business Manager in the southern business unit. The new role will focus on developing client relationships, with a goal of creating a sustainable pipeline of […]

Bachy Soletanche Achieve International Safety Certification

Bachy Soletanche’s continued commitment to driving excellence in health and safety has been recognised by the British Standards Institute (BSI). Earlier this year, the International Safety Certification Standard ISO45001:2018 was introduced to replace the existing OHAS 18001:2007. This new standard, […]

Bachy Soletanche Awarded Ground Engineering Contract on Sirius Minerals’ Polyhalite Project

Bachy Soletanche has been awarded a key contract on Sirius Minerals’ Polyhalite project in North Yorkshire. Currently under construction near Whitby, the state-of-the-art underground mine will target the extraction of polyhalite, a unique type of potash and a multi-nutrient fertilizer, […]

Bachy Soletanche first in the piling industry to receive BFPA training passports

The use of hydraulic systems plays a major part in the increasing capabilities of the equipment used in use in the Geotechnical industry.  What was previously was driven by either a belt, chain or gear system is now most likely […]

Double Success for Bachy Soletanche at the Ground Engineering Awards

Bachy Soletanche were crowned winners at the Ground Engineering Awards 2018 in two categories, highlighting their ability to deliver outstanding project excellence for clients.

FPS Welcomes New Chair

Soletanche Bachy’s UK Group Managing Director, Philip Hines, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Federation of Piling Specialists. Philip takes over the position from Alasdair Henderson, who steps down from the role following the completion of his […]

Gender Pay Report 2017-2018

Following the General Election in 2015, the Government announced that it intended to fulfil a manifesto commitment by bringing into force a provision of the Equality Act 2010 on gender pay gap reporting.This regulation requires all UK organisations which employ […]

Bachy Soletanche Go for Gold

Bachy Soletanche has strengthened its Southern business unit with the appointment of Rob Gold to the position of Contracts Manager. Rob has over ten years’ experience in the geotechnical sector, and has spent the last four working as a project […]

Bachy Soletanche Appoint Damien Kilkenny as Business Development and Major Projects Manager

Specialist geotechnical contractor Bachy Soletanche has announced the appointment of Damien Kilkenny as Business Development and Major Projects Manager.

Bachy Soletanche Complete Piling Work Ahead of Schedule at Spire London

Bachy Soletanche has completed the piling work at Spire London one week ahead of schedule. Spire London is a 67-storey building located in Hertsmere Road, in the heart of London’s Docklands, and when complete will be western Europe’s tallest residential […]

£190k funding for local Charities in battle against Social Exclusion

VINCI businesses across the UK will partner with local charities to help people suffering from social exclusion by improving access to employment, mobility and housing.

Innovation sparks development of quieter, electric excavation machine

An innovative, electrically-powered hydrofraise diaphragm walling machine is being used to help build London’s new super sewer.

Tideway Employment Success

Man who spent months sleeping rough after ‘losing everything’ finds work on one of London’s biggest infrastructure projects. A man who thought he had ‘lost everything’ after living on the streets for three months is seizing the opportunity to get […]

Policy Update – Modern Slavery Act

Bachy Soletanche takes its responsibility to avoid and mitigate any modern slavery in its operations extremely seriously. To that end we have developed a detailed policy and strategy that runs over 3 years to support this statement. Our approach to […]