MORE THAN 30 YEARS OF EXPERTISE IN GROUND & COAL MINING INVESTIGATIONS
We provide a professional approach to solving a wide range of geotechnical and environmental issues. These range from desk-based coal mining risk assessments, through to locating former mine entries and old coal workings. We also provide an expert service in foundation design, soil and groundwater contamination risk assessments and hazardous ground gas risk assessments.
Finding the problems in the ground...before they become your problems
We come equipped with our very own in-house drilling equipment, all of which is backed by our extensive geotechnical, geological and environmental expertise.
Meanwhile, our own highly experienced investigation teams maintain direct control of all aspects of the required investigation to ensure that we consistently achieve the most accurate and reliable results.
Director of Geol Consultants, Terry McMenam, is a Chartered Scientist and Chartered Environmentalist with 30 years of experience working in the geotechnical and environmental industry. Terry's background is in Engineering Geology.
In-depth, independent reports
Your requirements, as well as the safety and usability of your site are paramount to us. We are independent, meaning we always have your best interests at heart - not our own.
Cost-effective risk assessment, surveys & analysis
Cost is always going to be a major factor. We will never waste your time or money. Our solutions are solid, experience-backed and cost-effective.
A multi-sector service
Our work has benefited the construction, land development and engineering sectors. We make sure your project is viable, safe and regulatory compliant.
OUR WORK CAN BE BROKEN UP INTO 6 CORE SERVICES:
PHASE I: PRELIMINARY CONTAMINATION RISK ASSESSMENT (DESK TOP STUDY): used to identify and assess the potential geo-environmental and geotechnical risks on your site.
PHASE II: GROUND INVESTIGATION: careful and thorough assessment of the ground conditions and geohazards associated with each site, allowing for safe and economic development to take place.
COAL MINING RISK ASSESSMENTS (CMRA): CMRA reports produced with a fast turnaround, identifying site specific coal mining risks and mitigation strategies for safe, stable development.
HAZARDOUS GROUND GAS RISK ASSESSMENT: designing and implementing monitoring regimes for assessing the presence of hazardous gases in the ground. Assessing the findings to determine the appropriate protective methods.
REMEDIATION AND VALIDATION WORKS: preparing remediation strategy reports for our clients to make sure planning requirements are met and the site is suitable and safe for its intended end-use.
“The Coal Authority has worked with Geol Consultants Limited for many years and we have always been impressed with their professionalism, experience and knowledge, which has helped us in our work to keep people safe and provide peace of mind.”
- Project Manager, The Coal Authority
“I use Geol Consultants Limited for my survey work because they are dependable, always on time and to my complete satisfaction”.
- Sir John Hall
“Guys done a grand job again. Spot on team you have there! Thanks for your help and efforts with everything and I will be letting my clients and others know about you and highly recommending GEOL at any opportunity"
- Managing Director, LCC Bell Developments Ltd