Entries by Geolabs

Advanced Uses of CPT Data

On Tuesday 29th September 2015 Geolabs Ltd exhibited at course ‘Advanced Uses of CPT Data’ organised by In Situ Site Investigation and held at the Building Research Establishment (BRE). Over 80 delegates attended and Geolabs’ Technical Director Dr John Powell was one of the presenters. During the lunchtime break Geolabs had the pleasure of showing […]

Introduction of new BS EN ISO Standards for soils tests

The introduction of the new European BS EN ISO 17892 series has begun with the publication of BS EN ISO 17892-1: 2014 – Water Content, which replaces BS 1377-2: 1990, Clause 3.2, and also BS EN ISO 17892-2: 2014 – Determination of Bulk Density which replaces BS 1377-2: 1990, Clauses 7.1 to 7.3. The new […]

XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

Geolabs is pleased to announce that their Technical Director, Dr John Powell will be presenting a paper at the XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, in Edinburgh from 13 – 17th September 2015. The paper, co-written with Geolabs’ Technical Manager, Chris Wallace, and Hilary Shields of Ove Arup & Partners (formerly of […]

Geolabs Limited have achieved UKAS multisite accreditation status for their Watford and Birmingham Laboratories.

As part of its ongoing commitment to quality and customer service, Geolabs Limited’s laboratories in Watford and Birmingham were granted UKAS multisite accreditation in June 2015. Geolabs’ Managing Director, Mr John Masters comments: “Achieving UKAS multisite accreditation further verifies the excellent standard of geotechnical testing provided by Geolabs Limited, and demonstrates a consistent and unified […]

Quality Results in Ground Investigation Seminar

Geolabs Limited is pleased to announce that Dr John Powell and Chris Wallace will both be giving presentations at the AGS Quality Results in Ground Investigation seminar that will take place on Wednesday 14th October 2015 at Hamilton House, London. Geolabs Limited are also one of the joint sponsors of the seminar. This full day conference is […]

Geotechnica 2015

Geolabs attended Geotechnica 2015, Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th July, the UK’s Largest Geotechnical Conference and Exhibition


AECOM engineers had a tour around Geolabs’ laboratories led by Chris Wallace. This included a basic introduction of each of the tests seen, ranging from Atterberg Limits up to advanced triaxial testing. If you would like to arrange a tour for a group of your colleagues (ideally for a group of 5 to 10 people), […]

ISFOG 2015

Geolabs’ John Powell and Chris Wallace have recently jointly co-authored with NGI and Dong Energy a paper to be presented at ISFOG 2015 (3rd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics) in Oslo in June 2015. The paper presents the initial results from a joint study on the problems of determining the minimum and maximum dry […]