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Important notice

Owing to the Government’s recent announcements we have decided to temporarily shut down our fieldwork activities. We have stopped all site works and demobilised our rigs, plant and equipment back to base. This suspension will remain in place until the Government provides further guidance on acceptable and safe working practice. Works at CC Ground Investigations

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Vacancy – Site Technician

We currently have a vacancy for a Site Technician to work alongside our Engineering Team to provide testing and monitoring services throughout the UK.  Previous experience in a similar role and industry experience is desirable although not essential as full training will be given. Primary Responsibilities of the Position: Requirements for Position: Remuneration If you

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Vacancy – Cable Percussion Second/Support Operative

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

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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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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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