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Announcing new Associates

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GCG is delighted to welcome three new Associates. Dr James Lawrence, Senior Lecturer in Engineering Geology/ Geotechnics, Imperial College London (https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/j.lawrence) Dr…

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Oct 20, 2021

Annual Team Review

We were delighted to be able to perform this years’ annual review meeting in person. All our team members that were available…

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Oct 6, 2021

GCG warmly welcomes Serena Che

GCG is delighted to welcome Serena into our team. She joins as a Geotechnical Engineer. Serena recently completed her MSc at Imperial…

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Sep 30, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Byrne, our Associate, for being elected as FREng!

We are pleased to share the news that one of our Associates, Professor Byron Byrne of University of Oxford, has been elected as…

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Sep 23, 2021

The Geologists’ Association new field guide for the Chalk in SE England by Prof. Rory Mortimore – available for purchase

GCG were pleased to support the publication of The Geologist’s Association’s new two volume guide on “The Chalk of the South Downs…

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Sep 10, 2021

Updating CIRIA Piling Guides (P3198) – Good Practice Guidance

A CIRIA project is now underway to update CIRIA’s iconic piling guides. GCG are proud to be supporting this project as one of the sponsors. GCG’s Senior Partner Professor Kelvin Higgins is chairing the Project Steering Group, and Dr Apollonia Liana Gasparre, another of GCG’s Senior Partners, is also a member of the Steering Group.

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Aug 20, 2021

GCG is delighted to be a finalist in the GE Awards 2021 in two categories

GCG is proud to have worked on the n2 Development, Victoria, London, which has been shortlisted as a finalist in the GE…

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Aug 5, 2021

Webinar on New Good Practice Guidance “The management of advanced numerical modelling in geotechnical engineering (C791)”

On the 18th August 2021, CIRIA are broadcasting the launch event for the new good practice guidance “The management of advanced numerical…

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Jul 23, 2021

Justyna Edgar successfully completes her PhD

GCG is delighted to hear that Justyna Edgar, who has been part- funded by the Geotechnical Consulting Group and Concept Engineering Consultants…

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Jul 2, 2021

Tom Morgan successfully completes his PhD

We congratulate our new starter Tom Morgan for successfully completing his PhD in Engineering Geology at Imperial College London. His PhD thesis…

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Jun 23, 2021

GCG warmly welcomes Tom Morgan

We are delighted to announce that Tom Morgan has joined us as a Geotechnical Engineer. Tom recently finished his PhD at Imperial…

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Jun 22, 2021

GCG Associate is giving the prestigious 60th Rankine Lecture

GCG is delighted that its Associate, Professor Stephan Jefferis, is hoping to give the prestigious 60th Rankine Lecture on Wednesday 20th October…

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Jun 17, 2021

UK Specification for Ground Investigation – Draft for public comment

The second edition of the UK Specification for Ground Investigation has been in use since 2012. A Working Group of the Association…

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May 11, 2021

Nova East substructure and core completed

GCG is proud to be providing geotechnical support (since 2012) for this technically challenging Nova Victoria project involving complex interfaces with sensitive…

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May 10, 2021

Measured ground response to EPBM tunnelling in London Clay, an ICE webinar on 24 May 2021 17:30-18:45h (UK time)

GCG’s Associate Director Dr Michael Wan and Imperial College’s Dr Jamie Standing (and GCG’s Associate) will be presenting their key findings from…

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May 7, 2021

Jackie and Justyna receive 2020 Richardson Award

GCG is pleased to announce that its Senior Consultant Jackie Skipper and GCG joint-sponsored PhD student Justyna Edgar will jointly receive the…

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Apr 21, 2021

Announcement of promotions in GCG

GCG is very pleased to announce that Dr Gary Choy, Dr Apollonia Gasparre and Dr Angeliki Grammatikopoulou have been appointed as Senior…

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Mar 26, 2021

Network Rail Earthworks Review Final Report – Prepared by a task force led by GCG’s Founding Partner Professor Lord Robert Mair

In the aftermath of the fatal derailment at Carmont near Stonehaven in August 2020, GCG’s founding partner Professor Lord Robert Mair was…

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Feb 18, 2021

Dr Riccardo Scarfone has been shortlisted as a Finalist for the 2021 BGA Cooling Prize Competition

GCG is delighted to announce that one of our Geotechnical Engineers, Dr Riccardo Scarfone, has been shortlisted as a Finalist for the…

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Feb 17, 2021

Watch Jackie’s talk “Sharing lessons from a decade of development at Nine Elms”, given at the 2020 GE Basements and Underground Structures conference

For the benefit of those who missed GCG’s Jackie Skipper talk titled “Sharing lessons from a decade of development at Nine Elms”…

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Feb 15, 2021

GCG will be speaking at the international Piling 2020 conference (Online event, 23-26 March 2021 09:00-13:00h UK time)

Several GCG staff will be making presentations at the upcoming international Piling 2020 conference, organised by the British Geotechnical Association. The conference…

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Feb 11, 2021

An article published in QJEGH on ‘Buried (drift-filled) hollows in London – a review of their location and key characteristics’

GCG’s Jackie Skipper and John Davis (together with A. L. Flynn, P. E. F. Collins, T. Pickard, N. Koor, and P. Reading)…

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Feb 4, 2021

CIRIA announced publication of C796 – Assessing the impacts of construction-induced ground movement on framed buildings

CIRIA have announced the publication of a guide to “Assessing the impacts of construction-induced ground movement on framed buildings (C796)”, the production…

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Dec 24, 2020

2020 Season’s Greetings from all at GCG

As we come to the end of a challenging year for everyone, we would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very happy festive period, and a fabulous, healthy and prosperous 2021. We thank you for being part of our world.

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Dec 14, 2020

Congratulations to Eleonora for publishing some of her PhD research work!

GCG’s Eleonora Sailer published some of the results from her PhD research in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Energy Geotechnics (ICEGT) 2020,…

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Dec 10, 2020

21 Moorfields project won the BGA’s Fleming Award

Congratulations to the 21 Moorfields project team for winning the BGA’s Fleming Award last night. GCG has provided specialist geotechnical support for…

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Dec 7, 2020

Dr Jackie Skipper is giving a Keynote Lecture at the ‘GE Geotechnical Asset Resilience 2020′ on Wednesday 9th December

GCG’s Senior Consultant Dr Jackie Skipper will be presenting a Keynote Lecture at the ‘Ground Engineering Basements and Underground Structures and Geotechnical Asset Resilience’…

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Nov 23, 2020

21 Moorfields project shortlisted as the Finalists of the 2020 BGA Fleming Award

We are delighted to have been shortlisted as the Finalists of the 2020 BGA Fleming Award for the 21 Moorfields project. https://www.britishgeotech.org/news/2020/11/2020-fleming-award-shortlist-announced…

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Nov 12, 2020

Keynote lecture by Lord Mair at Virtual AGS Sydney Symposium (13 November 2020)

One of GCG’s founders, Professor Lord Robert Mair, is giving a keynote lecture entitled ‘Geotechnical insights into circular shaft performance in clay’…

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Nov 9, 2020

Congratulations to Riccardo for publishing some of his research work!

GCG’s Riccardo Scarfone presented results of part of his PhD research work at the 4th European Conference on Unsaturated Soils (E-UNSAT 2020), which was…

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