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GDG add top consultancy skills and experience to their London team

By: GDG
Posted on: 19-Sep-2017
Filed under: Events, News
Leading geotechnical engineering consultancy, Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), with offices in Dublin, Belfast, Edinburgh and London, recently acquired SE England based consultancy Applied Geotechnical Engineering (AGE).

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Meet our new member of staff: Harlene Doohan

By: GDG
Posted on: 15-Sep-2017
Filed under: Personnel, News
Harlene joins Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions’ Dublin office as a Senior Engineering Technician within the Infrastructure team. With over 10 years’ design experience across a broad range of civil engineering and transportation projects in Ireland and Scotland, Harlene extends our existing capabilities in infrastructure design. 

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GDG Use Dynamic Analysis to Locate Presence of Bridge Scour

By: GDG
Posted on: 12-Sep-2017
Scour is a critical issue that can have devastating impacts on bridges, occasionally leading to complete collapse - Therefore accurate identification of scour development is essential for the safe management of bridge assets. This is a topic that the research team at GDG have been investigating for several years with a view to implementing efficient predictive monitoring regimes that not only identify the presence of scour but also measure the impact the scour is having on the structural performance.

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GDG Completes Ground Movement Assessment for Directional Drilling

By: GDG
Posted on: 08-Sep-2017
Filed under: Project updates, News
Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions Ltd (GDG) was appointed by BGH Property (Kilcock) to provide a ground movement prediction for a proposed sewer to be installed beneath an Irish Rail line.  GDG were working in collaboration with Pat O’Gorman & Associates who were BGH Property’s engineer.  GDG’s John O’Donovan and Alban Gorreja carried out a site visit to the proposed site of the sewer. 

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Meet GDG’s new addition, Peter Kerry

By: GDG
Posted on: 04-Sep-2017
Filed under: Personnel, News
We are delighted to welcome Peter Kerry, the latest addition to our Dublin team.

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GDG Push Ahead with Research into CPT Based Foundation Engineering!

By: GDG
Posted on: 28-Aug-2017
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Design engineer, Juliana de Oliveira Vasconcelos,  will present  at CPT’18  next year in Delft, The Netherlands.  CPT’18 is the 4th International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing.  It will focus on the solution of geotechnical challenges using the cone penetration test CPT.

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GDG Summer Event

By: gdgadmin
Posted on: 24-Aug-2017
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On Friday 18 August GDG staff headed to Mespil Road & boarded the fabulous Canal Boat Restaurant & went down into the dining area for some mingling, chat & a lovely lunch (& delicious desserts).

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Irish Rail Asset Inspections

By: GDG
Posted on: 22-Aug-2017
Filed under: Project updates, News
Our Asset Inspection Team is currently training and mentoring with Irish Rail Staff to enable us to assist their national asset inspection programme. The team has examined all kinds of structures during the last two weeks including a couple of notable structures.

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GDG Reviews Ability of Contiguous Pile Wall to Support Additional Loads

By: GDG
Posted on: 21-Aug-2017
Filed under: Project updates, News
GDG collaborated with Aspire Consulting Engineers to investigate whether a currently cantilevering contiguous pile wall could support additional loads due to a mobile crane. The CFA pile wall was already installed and basement had been excavated.  The project is located north west of London. 

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GDG acts as Principal Designer for Greenway Project

By: GDG
Posted on: 17-Aug-2017
Filed under: Project updates, News
GDG recently acted as Principal Designer for the London Borough of Newham on their Greenway scheme which links a number of cycle ways together. 

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