Entries by Clergeaud

What is a Cerchar Test?

Geolabs Limited’s Rock Testing laboratory offers an extensive range of rock and aggregate testing, many of which are UKAS accredited.  One of our most requested tests is the Cerchar Abrasivity test that has been around since the 1970’s, but what exactly is a Cerchar test? A Cerchar Abrasivity test The Abrasivity in a rock is […]

2020 Proficiency and Interlaboratory Comparison Testing Scheme (PICTS)

The 2020 Proficiency and Interlaboratory Testing Scheme (PICTS) is now open for laboratories to record their interest to participate in this year’s Scheme. This year the list of tests range from soil classification tests to a range of particle size distribution tests. Please contact us at picts@geolabs.co.uk for further information.

GEOLABS WELCOMES CHRIS OGUNNIYI TO THE TEAM

We are also pleased to welcome Chris Ogunniyi to Geolabs Limited as a Laboratory Engineer to join our team of experienced Engineers, Geologists, Engineering Geologists and Technicians. Christopher has a BSc in Geology and an MSc in Applied Petroleum Geoscience from the University of Derby. We wish Christopher our very best wishes in his career […]

GEOLABS WELCOMES IVY TABIOS TO THE TEAM

We are pleased to welcome Ivy Tabios to Geolabs Limited as a Laboratory Engineer to join our team of experienced Engineers, Engineering Geologists, Geologists and Technicians. Ivy has a BSc in Geology and an MSc in Engineering Geology from Leeds University, and comes to Geolabs with a wide range of laboratory skills and soil and […]

7th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials

Geolabs Limited’s Dr Truong Le attended the 7th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials at the University of Strathclyde’s Technology & Innovation Centre last week. The Symposium comprised of 3 full days of lectures and presentations on new and innovative research on soil testing and monitoring with a wide range of subjects and technologies […]

Sample Collection Service

Geolabs Limited offers a sample collection service to complement our extensive testing capability. Our fleet of vehicles and dedicated drivers can collect samples from across the mainland UK, and collections from locations within a 50 mile radius of our Watford and Birmingham offices are FREE for consignments of 20+ samples to be tested, subject to […]

Chalk Conference 2018

Geolabs Limited are pleased to announce that we are exhibiting at the Engineering in Chalk 2018 Conference. The conference is being organised by the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) and will be held at Imperial College London (IC) on 17th and 18th of September 2018. We are delighted to be part of this prestigious event Please […]

John Powell elected as Chairman of CEN/TC 341

John Powell was nominated and has been elected as Chairman of CEN/TC 341 for a 6 year appointment period from December 2nd 2013. CEN TC 341 is one of, if not ‘the’ most significant European Committee that is responsible for managing, implementing and vetting of all Standards in Europe relating to ‘Geotechnical Investigation and Testing’. […]