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Vacancy – Experienced Site based Engineering Geologist

Our growing engineering team are seeking an experienced engineering geologist who is well organised, quality orientated and self-motivating.  The role is based within a friendly and established team that deliver ground investigations across all industry sectors throughout the UK. As a primarily site-based engineering geologist you will be very much focused on delivering a range of ground investigations and responsible for site management, site documentation and site health and safety, often

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Vacancy – Drilling Support Operative

Become a vital member of the Drilling Department of a geotechnical and geo-environmental ground investigation company.  Assist in the operation of drilling rigs in a range of site environments throughout the UK to produce high quality samples, cores and in-situ test results to industry standards and maintain the high quality reputation of CC Ground Investigations

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Down day 2019

Once again Kingsholm Stadium played host to our 2019 company down day.  We stood down the whole company this year to turn our attention to communication: both internally, between senior managers, engineers and drillers; and externally with our stakeholders.

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Drilling vacancies

We have a number of new vacancies for lead drillers and drilling support operatives.  Please check out our vacancies page for more information.

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Coming soon…

Our new rigs are in the country and once commissioning has been completed they will be ready to join the CC Ground Investigations Ltd drilling fleet. Watch this space.

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Ben Bush Lead Driller

Meet CCGI’s latest Lead Driller

A big congratulations to CCGI cable percussion lead driller, Ben Bush, for achieving his MPQC Level 2 Diploma in Drilling Operations, Land Drilling – Lead Driller.  Having developed through our internal lead driller training programme, Ben has now been officially recognised as a competent lead cable percussion driller.   Ben is well known for his outstanding work

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Summer Down Day 2018

August saw our second company Down Day of 2018 held at our Gloucester headquarters.  These offer the opportunity to down tools for the day and bring our field crews back to base for training, inspections, company updates, and offer some well deserved ‘team building’ in local hostelries. We covered a variety of training subjects this summer,

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Gary Purnell retires

Many of you will have had the pleasure of working with Gary Purnell.  A universally popular, gentleman of the industry, earlier this year Gary finally decided to call time on a spectacular 52-year career in the geotechnical industry and retire.  Gary has spearheaded the CC Ground Investigations Limited (CCGI) business development and tendering team since

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‘Safety in every choice’

Members of the East West Rail Alliance (EWR) project team and CC Ground Investigations Limited (CCGI) recently came together at EWR’s office in Birmingham to attend a ‘Safety in every choice’ behavioural safety programme.  The day provided a great opportunity for all members of the project team, from project directors to drilling assistants, foremen and engineers, to

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CCGI Photo Competition

What started as a simple request to all staff for photos showing our work activities soon became competitive and has resulted in CCGI’s annual photo competition. The standard was great with engineers, drillers, managers and technicians all submitting entries, but there can only be one winner for 2017.  Prizes were handed out at a recent company down day,

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