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On the geotechnical trail - 3


Stand K10

Envirosoil (Remediation) www. envirosoil. org Envirosoil specialises in small scale soil stabilisation, with quantities from as little as 300m 3. The firm carries out general ground improvement (engineered fi l, capping and sub base replacement), insitu stabilisation of pile mats, pretreatment of soils before off site disposal and stabilisation/solidification of hazardous waste using its mobile plant licence.

Stand P46 Esri UK www. esri. com US firm ESRI develops Geographical Information Systems. These include ArcGIS, an integrated collection of GIS software products for building a complete GIS, enabling companies to deploy GIS functionality wherever it is needed, in desktops, servers (including the Web), or mobile information systems. ArcWeb Services is a method of including GIS content and capabilities in companies' applications without them having to host data or develop the necessary tools themselves.

Stand J14 European Land Solutions www. land-solutions. com Ordnance detection and clearance firm ELS will be showing its range of services, which includes ground survey and inspection, explosive consultancy - involving clearing brownfield sites of ordnance, along with underwater grouting and concreting.

Stand P16 Faber Maunsell www. fabermaunsell. com Faber Maunsell is an international multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, delivering a comprehensive range of building, transportation and environmental consultancy services through a network of 28 offi ce locations across the UK and Europe. The firm has a turnover of over £109M and employs more than 2000 people.

Stand E5 Galliford Try Construction www. gallifordtry. co. uk The firm's civil engineering division is responsible for building roads, bridges, railways and other transport infrastructure. Working across the UK, the team is supported by in-house resources and offers a full service, from planning, construction and inspection to renovation and maintenance.

Stand N38 Geofirma Soil Engineering www. geofirma. co. uk The soil stabilisation contractor has two main systems, Firmafil, which reduces plasticity and moisture content of weak, moisture-susceptible soil to convert it into suitable earthworks fill, and Firmabase, which converts unsuitable soils with a low CBR strength into a strong and stable foundation layer. The company also offers in-house laboratory testing, consultancy, technical advice on site and groundworks design.

Stand H21 Geomatrix Earth Science www. georentals. co. uk Geomatrix is a supplier of ground penetrating radar, electromagnetic, conductivity and other geophysical instrumentation for site investigation. Visitors to the stand will have the opportunity to see a demonstration of how to determine G max from surface seismic measurements.

Stand H27 Getmapping www. getmapping. com Getmapping is an aerial photography company covering England, Wales and most of Scotland. The photography is map accurate and is available with matching height data and professional mapping such as OS MasterMap. All of the mapping and aerial products can be downloaded in minutes from and are ready for use in CAD or GIS packages.

Stand J9 Gifford www. gifford. uk. com Gifford is a multi-disciplinary consultant employing more than 500 staff, providing services in civil and structural engineering, building services and sciences, planning and development, archaeology and the environment. Projects are diverse and include M25 widening, the Mary Rose Museum, Lincoln Cathedral, schools, hospitals and the award winning Gateshead Millennium bridge.

Stand P42 Grace Construction Products www. graceconstruction. com At Civils 2005 Grace Construction Products will feature its Strux90/40 synthetic structural fibre reinforcement; the new generation AdvaFlow 400 series of superplasticisers for high performance readymix concrete; and its range of waterproofing systems including Preprufe, Adprufe and Hydroduct to cover all types of concrete substructures.

Stand A25 Ground Engineering magazine www. geplus. co. uk Ground Engineering is the international source of information for the geotechnical, engineering geology and geoenvironmental industries.

With the latest news, on-site project stories and in-depth technical articles it is highly regarded by industry professionals across the world.

Stand P36 Ground Engineering Ground Engineering is a UK geotechnical and geoenvironmental ground investigation contractor.

The firm has its own in-house cable percussion, rotary and driven sampling drilling rigs and geotechnical laboratory and is accredited to ISO 9001:2000 by UKAS.

Stand D7 Highways Agency www. highways. gov. uk The Highways Agency is an executive agency of the Department for Transport and is responsible for operating, maintaining and improving the strategic road network in England on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport. The agency has a major role in delivering the Government's 10 year plan for transport. The HA also has an international role, by building good working relationships and sharing experience and expertise with other overseas road administrations.

Stand E30 HL Plastics www. hlplasticsltd. co. uk Manufactured from recycled PVC, HL Plastic Piling is an alternative to steel and timber versions and is now available in six styles along with a range of accessories. New additions to the range are the trench pile and a full pan pile.

Stand F33 Howden Insurance www. howdenins. co. uk Howden UK is the largest Lloyd's broker specialising in professional indemnity (PI) for the construction industry, with particular expertise in creating bespoke wordings for those sectors exposed to hazardous risks. The firm recently launched a PI scheme tailored exclusively to the needs of geotechnical and environmental engineers, which unlike any other cover available in the market, includes an amount of negligence cover for bodily injury, property damage and pollution exposures.

Visitors to the stand will have the opportunity to win a tailored suit.

Stand H25 Independent Stabilising Company www. independentstabilising. co. uk The Independent Stabilising Company has over 30 years combined experieince in soil stabilisation, solidification and treatment of contaminated land. The firm has two mobile plant licences and is working on a number of projects with the Environment Agency.

Stand L30 Insituform Technologies www. insituform. com Insituform is a trenchless technology company, constructing and rehabilitating sewers, culverts, water mains and other difficult to access pipes using technologies that minimise digging and disruption. Services include hard and soft lining, microtunnelling, pipebursting, pressure lining, surveying and cleaning and grouting.

Stand B9 Institution Of Civil Engineers www. ice. org. uk Using the Civils 2005 themes of network, debate and innovate, the ICE will be highlighting the ways it is adding value to the civil engineering community. Visitors to its stand will be able to find out about the networking opportunities within its new regional structure, learn about its online services and speak to those who are taking civil engineering debate to the government.

Stand E20 Ischebeck Titan www. ischebeck-titan. co. uk Ischebeck Titan will use Civils to launch a new low-maintenance, long life sound barrier fence system for highways, rail, airport and other infrastructure applications. Visitors will also be able to view the company's ground engineering products used in earth retention, slope stabilisation, temporary and permanent works, infrastructure improvement and micropiling projects worldwide.

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