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Women in Drilling

Posted by Clare Chapman on 07-Nov-2017 13:06:36

According to The Institution of Engineering and Technology, only 27% of Science and Engineering Technicians and 5.5% of Engineering Professionals are women.

Within that percentage falls Clare Chapman, operations director of the Ground Investigation Division at SOCOTEC. Working her way from Geological Technician to Operations Director, Clare has 30 years of experience working within the ground investigation, and geotechnical engineering environment.

To help inspire other women embark on a geotechnical career pathway, Clare talks us through her experience in the ground investigation industry.

 

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Topics: Geology and Geotechnics, Infrastructure Services, Ground Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering

ESG Sponsors The Concrete Society Awards

Posted by Roger Rattue on 12-Nov-2015 13:42:00
SOCOTEC - formerly ESG - attended and sponsored The Concrete Society Awards at the Grosvenor Hotel, Park Lane, London. A fantastic presenter, an exquisite dinner, and great wine made for a superb evening. In our latest blog, Roger Rattue, southern regional director, Infrastructure Services, gives us the low-down on the night.
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Topics: Concrete, The Concrete Society Awards, Infrastructure Services

ESG’s Role in Supporting the Next Generation of Ground Engineers

Posted by Philip Ball on 30-Oct-2015 13:41:00
With confidence growing in the ground engineering sector, Philip Ball, SOCOTEC’s group technical director, and Portsmouth University alumnus, discusses how we’re helping to secure the industry’s future through support of Engineering Geology and Geotechnics undergraduates.
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Topics: Skills Shortage, Geology and Geotechnics, Engineering, Infrastructure Services, Ground Engineering, Portsmouth University

Celebrating our Heritage and Technical Expertise at ECSMGE

Posted by Philip Ball on 15-Sep-2015 14:38:00
SOCOTEC, formerly ESG, exhibited at the XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ECSMGE), in Edinburgh. SOCOTEC’s group technical director, Philip Ball, took the time out from his busy schedule of attending keynote lectures, taking part in discussion sessions and advising clients on the latest technical solutions for their projects, to discuss why attending this year’s conference is so important to SOCOTEC.
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Topics: Infrastructure, UK Infrastructure, In Situ Testing, Infrastructure Services, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Consultancy

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