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The tide is high but Lankelma holds on

The tide is high but Lankelma holds on

31st July 2015

Lankelma had to bring all its experience of working in intertidal zones to bear on an urgent ground investigation on the north east coast of England. Lankelma’s 20.5t UK15 track-truck rig carried out the CPTs through 5m to 6m of sand and into the underlying clay, to a maximum depth of 20m, along the route […]

Sitting on the dock of the bay

Sitting on the dock of the bay

24th July 2015

Lankelma had to negotiate its way around thousands of brand new cars, during a week-long ground investigation as part of a scheme that will see four new wind turbines built along the Medway estuary in Sheerness Docks, eastern England.

Lankelma sets out its stall at New Covent Garden Market

Lankelma sets out its stall at New Covent Garden Market

16th July 2015

New Covent Garden Market, in Nine Elms, south east London, is being transformed into the “ultimate home of food and flowers in London”, with a new 500,000 sq ft market on the current site, along with 3,000 homes and 235,000 sq ft of office, retail and leisure space. 

Summer 2015 Newsletter

19th June 2015

Catch up with the latest news in our Summer 15 Newsletter

Winners of Ground Investigation Specialist at GE Awards!

Winners of Ground Investigation Specialist at GE Awards!

11th June 2015

An expert panel of judges has voted unanimously to award Lankelma ‘Ground investigation specialist of the year’ at the 2015 Ground Engineering Awards, held in London on 10 June. 

All about the bass-ment rams

2nd June 2015

Working on behalf of Soiltechnics, Lankelma completed two piezocone cone penetration tests inside a basement car park beneath an office building in Wimbledon, London.

Instrumentation Assistant Vacancy

22nd May 2015

A great opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Instrumentation Technician within a front running Geotechnical Site Investigation Company.

Winter 2014 Newsletter

31st March 2015

Catch up with the latest news in our Winter 14 Newsletter

Blog: The challenges of working on the railway

5th November 2014

Lankelma Operations Director Ben Magee says Network Rail’s new Plant Operator Scheme is changing the way specialist contractors, including geotechnical companies, work on the railway and has implications for the entire rail industry.

New seismic test set to improve foundation design

New seismic test set to improve foundation design

9th October 2014

Lankelma’ s new, improved seismic cone penetration test (CPT) to help engineers better design earthquake-resistant foundations. The new seismic equipment is now being used by our 21 tonne 6×6 CPT rig, which has carried out more than 90 investigations in New Zealand since May 2012 as part of work to rebuild the city devastated by earthquakes in February 2011.