Entries by Geolabs

CampbellReith Visit Geolabs Limited

Geolabs Limited were pleased to welcome engineers from CampbellReith Consulting to our head office this week for a one-day Geotechnical Laboratory Testing Awareness course. The course was presented by our Technical Director Dr John Powell and our Training and Innovation Director Chris Wallace. The main focus of the day was “Understanding and Scheduling Geotechnical Laboratory […]


Geolabs Limited are pleased to be a sponsor and exhibitor again for the annual BGA Conference at the Institute of Civil Engineers in Westminster, 19th June 2019. We feel privileged to have supported the BGA for the past 25 years and look forward to the theme of the conference “Celebrating 70 years of BGA and […]

Geotechnical Courses at Geolabs

In May Geolabs Limited hosted and jointly delivered, with Equipe Training, three one day courses for geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists and geologists. Course topics were Understanding and Scheduling Geotechnical Laboratory Testing, Laboratory Testing Awareness and Advanced Geotechnical Laboratory Testing. The topics were presented by our Technical Director Dr John Powell and our Training and Innovation […]

ISGTS – First International Symposium

Our Technical Director, Dr John Powell, is taking part in the 1st International Symposium on GeoTest sites (ISGTS) held in Oslo, on 12-14th June. John will also be attending meetings for the ongoing Joint Industry R&D project on min and max testing of sands, which Geolabs are heavily involved in. Learn More

2019 Offshore CPT and Geotechnical Testing Technology Seminar

Our Technical Director, Dr John Powell recently presented at the 2019 Offshore CPT and Geotechnical Testing Technology Seminars in Guangzhou and Hangzhou China. The conference was organised by Geomil and GDS. John gave 5 lectures at each event aimed at showing the importance of well-planned and executed investigations using a coordinated programme of both laboratory […]

Proficiency and Interlaboratory Comparison Testing Scheme (PICTS) – 2019

Entrance to Phase 1 (Classification tests) of the 2019 Proficiency & Interlaboratory Comparison Testing Scheme for soils is now closed. We have had an excellent response from over 60 laboratories who are participating in various Plasticity Index and Particle Density tests. Entrance to Phase 2 (Particle Size tests), will be opening in April 2019. To […]

GDS Visit Geolabs

Geolabs Limited were delighted to host a mini conference and tour for GDS staff and their worldwide sales representatives, on Wednesday 12th September. Dr. John Powell delivered a basic, but comprehensive presentation on the necessity of laboratory testing, concentrating on advanced testing techniques and apparatus. Chris Wallace and Phil Robinson also provided a tour and […]

Geolabs Limited welcomes Anna Donigiewicz to the team

We are pleased to welcome Anna Donigiewicz to Geolabs Limited as a Senior Technician. Anna comes to Geolabs with considerable experience in a wide range of soils classification, earthworks, strength and consolidation tests as well as chemical and rock testing. Anna will reinforce the over 500 years of geotechnical soils and rock testing expertise within […]

Dr. John Powell Presents in Belfast and Dublin

Dr. John Powell, Geolabs Limited’s Technical Director, presented Advanced Uses of CPT Data courses in Belfast and Dublin last week along with Dr Tom Lunne of NGI and Darren Ward of In Situ SI. The Geolabs Limited’s PSI and colour charts were so popular with the delegates, that supplies were quickly exhausted and further copies […]