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Lankelma’s Independence Day

Lankelma’s Independence Day

21st August 2017

Lankelma will go on as an independent company after the takeover of the Gardline group by Boskalis, of which Lankelma is not part. We will be very happy to support the new Gardline/Boskalis group for any on land or nearshore operations and we wish them every success. Lankelma will be building on its position as the […]

Meet the team – Joe Hobbs

Meet the team – Joe Hobbs

8th August 2017

Technical Manager Joe Hobbs oversees the technical aspects of all our testing, sampling and reporting, ensuring our work is of the highest quality. “I spend a lot of time on research and development in data processing and analysis,” Joe says. “My aim is to streamline reporting and interpretation and to ensure fieldwork is delivering high […]

Open day success

Open day success

18th July 2017

Lankelma’s open day on 14 July gave attendees the opportunity to get ‘up close and personal’ with the latest CPT techniques.

We’re hiring!

We’re hiring!

7th July 2017

Want to be part of an award winning team? We are looking for a Trainee CPT operator to join our engineering department!

Lankelma wins GE Award for CPT innovation

Lankelma wins GE Award for CPT innovation

6th July 2017

Lankelma won the Equipment Innovation category at this year’s Ground Engineering Awards, recognising its work in developing better ways to gather high quality geotechnical data from Cone Penetration Testing for engineering design.

New UV video cone launched

New UV video cone launched

10th May 2017

We have enhanced our popular video cone to enable faster detection of fuel and oil ground contamination. The new cone features UV-emitting LEDs that can detect cold light emission luminescence from fuels and oils, providing a more accurate picture of the ground in real-time. “Many industrial oils and fuels visibly emit fluorescence under ultra-violet conditions,” explained Lankelma […]

On the nightshift

On the nightshift

8th May 2017

Lankelma’s road-rail CPT truck and its excavator-mounted CPT rig have been working through the night for the Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme. The Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP), being delivered by Network Rail, involves modernisation and upgrades of key junctions, plus electrification of the rail network, including the main line between Edinburgh and Glasgow and to […]

Clearing the way at Avonmouth

Clearing the way at Avonmouth

Lankelma’s combination magnetometer cone has once again proved its worth on an investigation in Avonmouth. Lankelma, working for WML Consulting, carried out four CPTs to 22m – three inside a building – to gather geotechnical information and to demonstrate the site was clear of buried ferrous objects. “The combination magnetometer cone incorporates a mag detecting […]

Testing times in Hertfordshire

Testing times in Hertfordshire

Lankelma is helping the University of Hertfordshire meet its ambitious building plans. Lankelma’s UK15 track-truck and its UK17 wheeled rig carried out 90 piezocone CPTs and 30 dissipation tests through sands and silts in two visits to the University earlier this year. The University’s 2020 estates vision will see upgrading of existing facilities, plus construction […]

Sandpiper’s makeover

Sandpiper’s makeover

Sandpiper, our Combifloat C5 jack-up platform has been overhauled, following an extensive trip to the Caribbean Sea. Lankelma Managing Director Eric Zon commented: “Sandpiper was very busy in 2016 and when it returned to the UK earlier this year, it was the ideal time to give it a lick of paint and to overhaul all […]