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What To Consider When Reviewing A Piling Tender

The Debate within Geotechnics: What To Consider When Reviewing A Piling Tender Submission. This next edition in Bachy Soletanche’s series of thought leadership reports exploring the value within geotechnics and what to consider when comparing a piling tender. The complexity of piling tenders can vary so much from one to the next that sometimes it’s hard to [...]

HS2 trials ‘first of a kind’ electric drilling rig in bid to cut carbon in construction

HS2 Ltd’s construction partner Balfour Beatty VINCI Joint Venture (BBV), is currently trialling the world’s first all-electric, high-capacity drilling rig on a construction site in Warwickshire, as the Joint Venture steps up its plans to meet HS2 Ltd’s ambition for diesel-free construction sites. Andrea Davidson, HS2’s Air Quality Manager said: “We are proud to be working with our supply [...]

Crossrail: Our Contribution to the Elizabeth line

Today marks the official opening of the Elizabeth line. In this article, we look back at Bachy Soletanche’s contribution to what is more commonly known in the construction world as Crossrail. The Elizabeth line is a new railway route providing faster and more direct connections across London and beyond. The 100km-long line stretches from Reading and Heathrow in the [...]

Bachy Soletanche conclude successful scheme at EcoPark South

Bachy Soletanche and Vibro Menard have recently completed a ground engineering package for North London Waste Authority’s EcoPark South project in Edmonton, London. The team of geotechnical experts provided the ground engineering design and construction for the park’s two new waste management facilities: The Resource Recovery Facility (RRF) and the Reuse and Recycling Centre (RRC). They also carried [...]

Ground Engineering Awards 2022 Shortlist Success For Bachy Soletanche

Bachy Soletanche has been shortlisted for 17 entries at the Ground Engineering Awards 2022.  The company is a finalist in a total of ten categories, with a particularly strong showing in the Sustainability, Health and Safety, and Equipment innovation sections. The shortlist is recognition of Bachy Soletanche’s continued commitment to delivering excellence in the ground engineering sector, its [...]

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5 ways to wellness with our Mental Health First Aiders

To continue with series of content for Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, we spoke with five of our Mental Health First Aiders to get their tried and tested tips for better mental wellbeing. We asked them for some practical things that people can implement into their daily lives to improve their own mental state or ways that they can [...]

Top tips on how to support your colleagues

Are you concerned about the mental wellbeing of a colleague? Perhaps they’ve mentioned something to you or maybe they just don’t seem their usual self? In this article, we’re going to discuss some top tips that we have collated from experts across the mental health sector on how you can be there for colleagues who may be having a [...]

Earth Day: 8 steps we’re taking to reduce our environmental impact

The significance of Earth Day has never felt greater than it does this year. Over the past year, we’ve seen a global shift in the approach to environmental preservation, with more and more organisations joining the Race to Zero and a huge spike in companies offering low-carbon products and services. We’ve seen COP26 and Greta Thunberg consume our news [...]

Bachy Soletanche achieve 8th consecutive RoSPA Gold Award

Bachy Soletanche’s continued healthy and safety efforts over the past year have recently been recognised with another RoSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) Gold Award, marking the 8th year in a row that the geotechnical contractors have received this prestigious award. The RoSPA awards recognise companies and teams across the world that uphold exceptional health [...]

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Digital tools changing geotechnical project management

Bachy Soletanche Project Manager, Matt Rose explains how the rapidly expanding world of digital technology has shaken up the geotechnical industry and transformed project management. He also explores the next digital tools and advancements the industry needs to make to take project performance to new heights. As a project manager, you’re always thinking of [...]

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