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Bachy Soletanche Shortlisted For Seven Ground Engineering Awards

Bachy Soletanche has been shortlisted in seven categories at the Ground Engineering Awards 2021, recognising the company’s continual efforts to lead innovation and quality within the geotechnical engineering industry. The business has a total of nine entries shortlisted across the seven categories, including a number of entries submitted in conjunction with project partners. Bachy Soletanche is competing for [...]

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Double Success at VINCI Environment Awards

Bachy Soletanche are very proud to announce they have taken home two prizes at the VINCI Environment Awards: The Grand Prize for an equipment emissions reduction programme and a Special Jury Prize for the development of a steel cage tamp. The VINCI Environment awards, in their inaugural year, encourage the development of sustainable practices both within the Group [...]

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Sivilay Sayavong: From Intern to Technical Manager

From an intern in Paris to Technical Manager at Bachy Soletanche, Sivilay Sayavong has progressed rapidly through the industry, including working on one of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects.  In this edition, Sivilay discusses her route into the engineering industry, the challenges she has faced, and some words of wisdom for those considering a similar career. [...]

Bachy Soletanche celebrate 7th consecutive RoSPA Gold Award

Bachy Soletanche is pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Medal this year, making it our 7th year in a row winning this award. This achievement, which recognises Bachy Soletanche as one of the UK’s geotechnical industry leaders in Health & Safety, is a special milestone [...]

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Driving Change In Construction Through Inclusivity

In this interview Richard Totty, Senior Design Engineer, describes his passion for volunteering with the STEM Ambassadors scheme and also discusses his motivations for promoting Fairness, Inclusion and Respect (FIR) in construction at Bachy Soletanche. We ask Richard what can be done to help increase diversity in the sector and to promote equality in the workplace. [...]

Sophie Vicard: Gender Balance in Construction

In celebration of International Women in Engineering Day this year, we spoke to Sophie Vicard, Geotechnical Project Manager at Bachy Soletanche, to get her thoughts on the gender balance in the construction industry, her experience in the sector and the role models that have inspired her. What is your role at Bachy Soletanche? I am currently [...]

Targeting a Zero Injury Workplace: VINCI Safety Week

In 2020, 40% of all work-related fatalities were in construction, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Falling from height, and collisions with plant are all common potential hazards faced by construction workers every day. Due to the inherent, high-risk nature of the work, the construction industry is held to some of the highest safety standards around. [...]

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