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Van Elle appoints new Rail Director

Van Elle appoints new Rail Director

January 6, 2021

Van Elle, the UK’s leading geotechnical and ground engineering contractor, has appointed David Buckley to lead its specialist rail division. David, who has a geotechnical […]

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Andy Appleton appointed to lead Van Elle’s sheet piling growth

Andy Appleton appointed to lead Van Elle’s sheet piling growth

Van Elle, the UK’s largest geotechnical and ground engineering contractor, has appointed Andy Appleton to lead its new dedicated sheet piling unit. Andy’s team will […]

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Innovative research partnership aims to improve ground engineering for the rail sector

Innovative research partnership aims to improve ground engineering for the rail sector

A partnership between a University and a leading UK ground engineering contractor is paving the way for major innovation for geotechnical engineering in the rail […]

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Strata combines techniques for better results on Stonehenge project

Strata combines techniques for better results on Stonehenge project

November 23, 2020

Strata Geotechnics drilling teams are using a new combination of ground investigation techniques and equipment to get more accurate results ahead of a major road […]

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Van Elle founder and former chairman, Michael Ellis, passes away

Van Elle founder and former chairman, Michael Ellis, passes away

November 16, 2020

Everyone at Van Elle is very sad to learn of the passing of our founder, Michael Ellis. Michael’s inspirational leadership, ambition, expertise and influence was […]

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Piling team go the extra mile to get the job done

Piling team go the extra mile to get the job done

November 10, 2020

A team of Van Elle piling engineers have gone the extra mile for a customer following site setbacks that threatened project completion. The team, working […]

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Van Elle appoints Gavin Savage to lead Scotland activity

Van Elle appoints Gavin Savage to lead Scotland activity

November 2, 2020

Highly experienced ground engineering stalwart Gavin Savage has joined Van Elle as Regional Manager for Scotland. Before joining Van Elle, Gavin has gained more than […]

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Innovative foundation solution enables 300 new homes in Liverpool

Innovative foundation solution enables 300 new homes in Liverpool

October 30, 2020

Van Elle is laying the foundations for more than 300 new homes in Liverpool thanks to its innovative modular foundation system. Working with David Wilson […]

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Van Elle starts first HS2 ground improvement project

Van Elle starts first HS2 ground improvement project

October 15, 2020

Van Elle, the UK’s leading ground engineering contractor, has started its first ground improvement contract on HS2. Working with a Skanska Costain STRABAG joint venture, […]

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