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On the geotechnical trail - 4

CIVILS 2005

Products include soil nail, tie-back anchor, injection pile and rock bolt applications for self-drilling and solid bar situations throughout the civil engineering and construction markets.

Stand H6 J Murphy & Sons www. murphygroup. co. uk J Murphy & Sons provides a diverse range of services in civil and mechanical engineering, pipelines, tunnelling, telecommunications, commercial and residential building and property development. With more than 3,000 skilled and experienced personnel the firm undertakes the bulk of work in-house with specialist work underpinned by an established supply chain across the UK and Ireland.

Stand D6 KBRwww. halliburton. com KBR is an engineering, construction and programme management company. It employs 64,000 people across 43 countries, designing, engineering and mobilising projects worldwide, including offshore wind farms and water schemes, to roads, tunnels and defence logistics.

Stand E6 Landmark Information Group www. landmarkinfo. co. uk Landmark Information Group will be demonstrating its range of technical data, reports and Ordnance Survey mapping (both current and historical) services for environmental professionals.

Stand G17 Lankelma www. lankelma. com Lankelma provides CPT investigation services throughout the UK.

Using its knowledge of hydraulic pushing technology, the firm also installs instrumentation.

Stand G6 Leica Geosystems www. leica-geosystems. com Leica Geosystems' Surveying & Engineering Division provides spatial solutions for positioning and data capture for surveying, civil engineering and construction. Technologies include total stations, GPS, levelling, machine automation and 3D laser scanning. The range of instruments allows accurate data capture, fast modelling and analysis and visualisation in 3D.

Stand F14 May Gurney Geotechnical & Environmental www. maygurney. co. uk May Gurney delivers integrated construction services across the UK. With an annual turnover of more than £300M and 3,200 staff, the company focuses on long term partnered contracts. Its services are delivered locally through five sectors: highways, infrastructure, rail, utilities and buildings and assets.

The firm offers various ground engineering solutions including bored (CFA and rotary) piling, displacement piling, mini piling including down-the-hole hammer work, sheet piling, complete foundation packages, ground anchoring, design, grouting, soil nailing, site investigation and remediation of contaminated land on a national basis.

Stand B14 McArdle Group www. mcardlegroup. co. uk The McArdle Group is a multidisciplinary construction group founded on bulk earthworks and haulage. Various earthworks related sectors have evolved, including road construction, soils modification, waste management engineering and brownfield remediation.

Stand H2 Met Surveys www. metsurveys. com Met Surveys offers a range of noninvasive services providing information on buried utility detection, mineshaft location, subsurface void and obstruction identification and archaeological investigation. The fi rm can also undertake surveys to assess the structural integrity and stability of buildings, bridges, roads and railway earthworks.

Stand D37 MGFwww. mgf. ltd. uk MGF designs and manufactures excavation support equipment for sale or hire, from hydraulic frames and sheet piles to trench boxes.

MGF supplies shoring equipment off the shelf or made to order. At Civils the firm will be showcasing its new Super Tank Brace system, claimed to be the strongest available in the UK, together with a full range of hydraulic and mechanical struts.

Stand C17 Mouchel Parkman www. mouchelparkman. com Mouchel Parkman is a professional support services group, operating in the public sector and regulated industry to provide services to customers and communities.

Stand K2 Norwest Holst Construction www. norwest-holst. co. uk Norwest Holst Construction is the main operating company of Vinci, the UK civil engineering and associated services firm, with 900 staff and a turnover of £350M. The civil engineering division has carried out projects in the road, rail and water sectors from £500,000 to £60M as main contractor and under joint venture agreements up to £160M.

Stand A6 Parsons Brinckerhoff www. pbworld. com Parsons Brinckerhoff is an international multi-disciplinary consultancy, employing 1,500 staff in the UK and 9,000 worldwide. The company's expertise encompasses all aspects of geotechnical investigation, design and construction on a wide portfolio of highway, railway and utilities schemes and has experience in the application of geotechnics to transportation projects, environmental engineering and risk management. The firm's practice area network allows interchange of ideas and innovations across 54 disciplines, including geotechnics and underground construction.

Stand F20 Pennine Vibropiling www. pennine-group. co. uk Ground Engineering and piling contractor Pennine started out with four staff in 1989 and now employs 150. Pennine was recently acquired by construction giant Balfour Beatty. The fi m specialises in ground improvement contracting and equipment - a recent innovation is its Penpile auger displacement system, which produces no spoil and so is suited to use on brownfi eld or potentially contaminated sites.

Stand G18 Phi Group www. phigroup. co. uk Phi Group manufactures, supplies and builds timber crib retaining walls, concrete crib retaining walls, soil nailing, soil panels and modular block reinforced earth systems. Phi Group's product range will be displayed on the stand including Permacrib, Andacrib Soil Nailing, Soil Panel systems and Titan, the company's new dry build modular block wall system. The firm will be holding a draw at Civils to win a Blata Midi quad bike.

Stand C1 Polyfelt Geosynthetics (UK) www. polyfelt. com The manufacturer and distributor of geotextiles and geogrids also offers a wide range of specialist geosynthetics including erosion control and drainage composites. All products are available as integral parts of tailored geotechnical solutions provided via its design service.

Stand M10 Ritchies www. edmund-nuttall. co. uk/ ritchies. html Ritchies is a UK geotechnical company offering an integrated design and construct service encompassing every aspect of geotechnical contracting. Its Civils stand will introduce the range of capabilities available via a network of regional centres and will detail a selection of applications including slope stabilisation, ground improvement, foundations and tunnel refurbishment.

Stand H3 Robertson Geologging www. geologging. com Robertson's slimhole borehole logging equipment is used for civil engineering, geotechnical, waterwell management, environmental and mining surveys in 136 countries. The firm started as a borehole logging contractor and still offers this service. Customers range from major international oil and mining companies and government institutions to independent consultants.

Stand B17 Roger Bullivant www. roger-bullivant. co. uk Roger Bullivant is a UK foundation engineering company with an annual turnover of over £100M.

The company delivers engineered solutions in piling, ground improvement, house foundations, concrete products, minipiling, underpinning, conservatory bases and geothermal heating and cooling systems.

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