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Rapid reporting in Rugby

Rapid reporting in Rugby

24th June 2019

Our rapid turnaround of test results gave engineers from consultant Hydrock more time to analyse data on a recent investigation in Coton Park in Rugby. Our tracked rig UK2 carried out 28 piezocone CPTs to a maximum depth of 20m through clays and silts that became very stiff at depth. Hydrock’s Ciaran Davis said: “We were very pleased with how Lankelma communicated […]

Decontamination in France

Decontamination in France

14th June 2019

Our steam-pressured decontamination system for cleaning rods before they re-enter the truck kept our site team safe from potential harm on a recent project for Golder Associates in Tavaux, France. After a rapid mobilisation of our track-truck UK3 from the UK, we carried out seven piezocone CPTs, to between 20m and 30m depth, through chemical tailings at an industrial waste storage facility. We also carried […]

Minicrawler ingenuity in south west quarry

Minicrawler ingenuity in south west quarry

3rd June 2019

Our team came up with an ingenious, and sustainable, way of coping with a stiff clay layer when testing an embankment in a quarry in the south west. As well as following the normal procedure of using screw anchors to fix the minicrawler rig to the ground, we fitted a frame either side of the rig allowing two tonnes of quarry sand […]

Verifying soil mixing in Finland

Verifying soil mixing in Finland

4th July 2018

We have just finished carrying out more than 150 CPTs and insitu shear vane tests to provide an accurate measurement of soil mixing column shear strength in Kittila, Finland. The 18m long columns were being used to raise a mine tailings dam. Michel Julien, Vice-President, Environment, Agnico Eagle Mines, said: “I would like to take […]

From Ireland to France

From Ireland to France

21st June 2018

After completing a successful nearshore site investigation project in Southern Ireland, Lankelma’s Sandpiper C-5 jack-up is on the way to the next project in France.        

Meet the team: Chris Player

Meet the team: Chris Player

  Reporting Engineer Chris Player has been with us for a couple of years. He is part of the engineering team, responsible primarily for data analysis and reporting.

Lankelma to showcase coastal and nearshore expertise at Oi18

Lankelma to showcase coastal and nearshore expertise at Oi18

12th February 2018

            We’re exhibiting at this year’s Oceanology International 2018. Meet our team on stand D510 on 13th – 15th March at ExCel London. 

Eric Zon speaking at the Coastal Development Seminar

Eric Zon speaking at the Coastal Development Seminar

11th January 2018

Eric Zon, Lankelma Managing Director, will be presenting at the Coastal Development Seminar held in London on 31st January 2018.

Joe Hobbs speaking at CPT in Geotechnical Practice seminar

Joe Hobbs speaking at CPT in Geotechnical Practice seminar

Joe Hobbs, Lankelma Technical Manager, will be speaking at Equipe Group’s Cone Penetration Testing in Geotechnical Practice seminar held at Brunel University on 30th – 31st January 2018.

Full steam ahead

Full steam ahead

19th December 2017

The new rail facility at our head office is enabling us to further develop our rail-specific CPT rigs and equipment. “CPT has been used successfully on railway investigations across the UK in recent years,” said Lankelma General Manager Chris Dimelow. “We have developed on-track plant and equipment designed specifically for investigations in the four main […]