GTEC hosted another great summer bash and networking evening for as many of our engineers who could make it. This year we held it in Birmingham, a bit more central than Portsmouth where we are based. In the past, GTEC held big parties on the Spit Bank Fort in the middle of the Solent. This…Read more
Supporting Fanconi Hope charity
Fanconi Hope -supporting an important cause Despite the fundraising problems that have affected all charities due to Covid 19, our sponsored charity, Fanconi Hope, has managed to do great things with less. This is a local charity, known to us, set up…Read more
Can we protect Europe from floods?
Engineering Geologists seconded by GTEC to projects around the UK, have been involved in undertaking site investigations for flood schemes. Recently in Portsmouth, one of our engineers worked on the SI for part of the Southsea Coastal Scheme. This stretches for 4.5 km, and will help to reduce the flood risk to approximately 8000 homes…Read more
Would you know the top 9 longest tunnels in the world?
Tunnels have been built over time for many different reasons and over the years we at GTEC have placed contract geotechnical engineers on site investigations on some famous tunnel projects. These have included the Channel Tunnel, London Underground tunnels, Hindhead tunnel, Whitmore tunnel, Silvertown tunnel, Thames Tideway Tunnel to name a few. How about the longest…Read more