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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.
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.
Lankelma has trialled a new CPT technique in north Kent, as part of a research project aiming to improve the design of piles subjected to cyclic loading in chalk – such as those supporting wind turbines.
Lankelma-sponsored GB paratriathlete Adrian Heathfield battled through tricky conditions and difficult transitions to come sixth in the British Paratriathlon Championships in Liverpool on 10 August.
Lankelma’s UK3 4 x 4 track truck mounted CPT unit coped easily with tricky site conditions during a ground investigation in Saltersgill, Middlesbrough, in May.
Lankelma’s new Minicrawler Cone Penetration Test (CPT) rig hit the ground running on its first contract, a residential development project in London, in May. The rig, which is just 758mm wide, can be transported by Ford Transit-type van to site and can pass through a standard doorway. It has a very quiet engine and chassis, […]
Lankelma-sponsored GB paratriathlete Adrian Heathfield competed in two ITU World Paratriathlon races in May: in Besançon, France on the 25th, and in London’s Hyde Park in London on the 31st.
Geotechnical specialist Lankelma was a gold sponsor of CPT ’14, the 3rd International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing, which was held in Las Vegas from 12-14 May 2014.
Ashford paratriathlete Adrian Heathfield has helped encourage staff from Lankelma to take part in its annual cycle to work day. Adrian, who is in Team GB’s world class squad for paratriathlon, joined the group of intrepid cyclists on their 30km early morning ride from Ashford International Station to Lankelma’s head office in Iden on 21st […]