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Another Successful Railway Environmental Forum

Posted by ESG on 01-Dec-2016 12:32:42

This month, ESG hosted the annual Railway Environmental Forum in both London and Glasgow. Noelyn Allen, business development director, Built Environment Services, ESG, tells us why the forum continues to be such a success.

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Topics: Rail

Solid Performance at the Concrete Society Awards

Posted by Roger Rattue on 23-Nov-2016 13:20:56

Roger Rattue, Regional Director, Infrastructure Services, ESG, has worked in the concrete industry since 1972. If you did not think it was possible to be passionate about concrete, then chances are that you have not spent time in the company of Roger Rattue. Roger is passionate about standards, quality and helping to support his clients’ project objectives. Here, he tells us why The Concrete Society Awards is the best night of the year for his team.

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Topics: Concrete, The Concrete Society Awards, Concrete Testing

Ozone Water Treatment: Powerful Results Without a Trace

Posted by Mick Pratt on 22-Nov-2016 10:10:14

Mick Pratt, commercial director, Built Environment Services, ESG, looks at the unique properties of ozone that make it an ideal water treatment solution for heads of production in UK industry.

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Topics: Water Systems, Ozone, Water Management

New Guidance: Shedding Light on Asbestos in Soils

Posted by Denis Morgan on 15-Nov-2016 12:45:01

Denis Morgan, divisional technical manager – asbestos, Built Environment Services, ESG, gives an overview of recently released asbestos guidance and its implications for the housing sector. 

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Topics: Asbestos In Soils, Asbestos, Asbestos Management

New Developments in Laboratory Technology and Instrumentation

Posted by Thejaswi Taylor on 09-Nov-2016 15:36:18

As laboratory manager for ESG’s Environmental Chemistry laboratory, Thejaswi Taylor is passionate about using innovative equipment to provide the best service for our clients. Here, she tells us about her experience at last week’s Lab Innovations exhibition, which was a great platform to see all the latest ideas in laboratory equipment and techniques under one roof. 

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Topics: Environmental Chemistry

Standards and Quality in Ground Investigation

Posted by Philip Ball on 07-Nov-2016 09:13:17

The annual Glossop Lecture recognises Rudolph Glossop’s outstanding contribution to engineering geology in the UK. Last week’s event, a highlight of the geotechnical engineering calendar, also included the Glossop Award, in honour of Glossop (1902 – 1993). Our group technical director, Philip Ball, was present at the event and discusses how this year’s lecture was an apt tribute to the man often credited with bringing together engineering geology practitioners and academics.

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Topics: Geology and Geotechnics, Geotechnical Engineering

Discussing the Future of UK Infrastructure at this Year’s CN Summit

Posted by Jim Murphy on 01-Nov-2016 12:09:35

The future of London and the Northern Powerhouse were key themes of day two of the CN Summit 2016. Jim Murphy, managing director, Infrastructure Services, gives us the low down.

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Topics: Infrastructure

Legionella On Board Trains: On Track for a Safe Water Supply

Posted by David Heuston on 28-Oct-2016 09:13:27

David Heuston, environmental field team leader, Built Environment services, explores the risk of legionella in water systems on board trains, and explains what rail operators need to consider to ensure they offer the safest possible environment for passengers and workers.

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Topics: Rail, Legionella

Media Abuzz as Government Clears Heathrow Third Runway for Takeoff

Posted by ESG on 26-Oct-2016 14:55:47

After so much speculation, the media is today abuzz with the announcement that the Government has finally committed to expanding Heathrow Airport to include a third runway. The development is already polarising opinion in the press, so to save your trawling through individually, we have collated the top Heathrow stories for you here:

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Topics: Infrastructure, Heathrow

Setting the Standard for Nutrient Analysis

Posted by Thejaswi Taylor on 25-Oct-2016 14:06:36

Keeping at the forefront of environmental chemistry developments is no easy feat, but with a passion for progression, ESG’s environmental chemistry team ensures it drives innovation and best practice in every aspect, from people, to methodologies and even equipment. Here, Thejaswi Taylor, Laboratory Manager and Andrew Daley, Team Leader, Environmental Chemistry, ESG, tell us how they have been a part of researching and developing the next generation in nutrient analysis technology.

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Topics: Environmental Chemistry