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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 end of the working day. The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from organisations around the world, recognises [...]

By |March 29th, 2019|Awards|

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 Geotechnical Value of between £1M and £3M (with Ramboll) and International Project of the Year.  In addition to [...]

By |March 6th, 2019|Awards|

INSIDER UPDATE: Cameron Jenkinson, Civil Engineering Technician

Cameron Jenkinson is a Civil Engineering Technician working in Bachy Soletanche’s Northern Business Unit. Cameron is studying a Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Construction Management at Stephenson’s College in Leicestershire, he is in his second year of study. We asked Cameron some questions about his role, why he chose an apprenticeship, what he enjoys about this style of [...]

By |March 4th, 2019|Graduates & Apprentices, Stories from Within|

INSIDER UPDATE: Lauren Grimes, Marketing and Communications Assistant

How did you come to join Bachy Soletanche? I joined Bachy Soletanche in July 2017 through their Marketing Apprenticeship scheme, after going to university for two years and discovering the apprenticeship route of working alongside learning to be better route for me. I had heard of the company through my time at the University of Liverpool, studying Architecture during [...]

INSIDER UPDATE: Maximilian Lawrence, Civil Engineering Technician

Maximilian Lawrence is a Civil Engineering Technician working in Bachy Soletanche’s Southern Business Unit. Max is studying a Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Construction Management at Stephenson’s College in Leicestershire, he is in his second year of study.  We asked Max some questions about his role, why he chose an apprenticeship, what he enjoys about this style of [...]

By |March 4th, 2019|Graduates & Apprentices, Stories from Within|

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 been delivering mental health training to all its employees, starting with a half-day awareness course.  This session piqued [...]

By |February 7th, 2019|General News, Stories from Within|

The Opportunities In Geotechnics: Redefining Value

What the industry needs to do to change the debate on cost and value in construction. This is the second in Bachy Soletanche's series of thought leadership reports exploring the future of geotechnics and the technological challenges and opportunities facing the industry. Redefining Value discusses what the industry needs to do to change the debate on cost and [...]

By |January 29th, 2019|Thought Leadership|

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 work. As a trained civil engineer, Tim’s expertise and knowledge will help shape schemes, offer clients alternative solutions [...]

By |December 11th, 2018|Careers, General News|

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, although similar in many respects to the previous one, has several additional requirements, particularly aimed towards management, ensuring [...]

By |October 30th, 2018|Awards, General News|

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, which will be transported on a conveyor belt along a 23-mile tunnel to Teesside for processing and shipping. [...]

By |September 18th, 2018|Contract Awards|

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 controlled by a hydraulic system.  Although these systems are very reliable they still require servicing and periodic repair. [...]

By |June 15th, 2018|General News|
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