World Engineering Day is here and it’s time to celebrate our amazing employees and their engineering achievements! We asked five Bachy Soletanche employees what their favourite project has been since they joined the company and what historical engineering project they would’ve loved to have worked on. Sophie Vicard What has been your favourite project [...]
Yesterday, Bachy Soletanche Technical Manager, Richard Totty, attended the Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) Diversity Reception – an exclusive thank you event held for those who have made outstanding contributions to the ICE’s Fairness, Inclusion and Respect (FIR) programme. Following on from the ICE’s Diversity and Inclusivity Action Plan launched in 2015, their FIR programme was established in 2021 [...]
We continue our drive towards our ambitious sustainability target of 40% less greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 (Scope 1 & 2), with the implementation of a hybrid generator, the Hussh Pod, provided Power Saving Solutions. For the first time on one of our projects, we are utilising a hybrid generator to power our offices and welfare units, a [...]
Bachy Soletanche has strengthened its in-house design capabilities with the recent appointment of Mohamed Ayeldeen to the role of Principal Design Engineer. Deen’s appointment is a significant step in our ongoing commitment to developing and broadening our in-house design expertise. Deen will be responsible for managing and supporting the design elements throughout the lifecycle of each project, with [...]
Bachy Soletanche is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Kevin Doyle, who has joined the team as Head of Pre-Construction and New Business. Kevin will be leading and shaping the business development strategy across the company, working closely with the Core Business and Major Projects teams. Kevin joins the company from ground engineering specialist, Geobear, where he [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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. [...]
As part of our Pride-month discussions this year, we spoke to Dafydd Belshaw, Group Quality, Sustainability & Environmental Manager, about his experience of having two mums. We discuss how it shaped him, his thoughts on labels, and why we need to normalise LGBTQ+ and same-sex parents. What is your experience with having [...]
In this edition, Senior Design Engineer, Tina Gretlund, discusses her route into the engineering industry and why she’s proud to be an engineer. Engineering: the use of scientific principles to design and build structures – a practice that dates back to ancient times - has fascinated me since I was a child. I was born in [...]
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