News and Updates

Super skills and calibrated

Fresh for the New Year our staff took part in our annual Winter Down Day for Health & Safety this month.  The short first week back after the Christmas break gave CC Ground Investigations Ltd a great opportunity to continue our on-going staff training and health surveillance. In collaboration with Sanctus Training Ltd, Well To

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Reducing the risk in ground investigation

CC Ground Investigations talks here about the benefits of experience and early engagement from pre-tender stage to completion. Mitigating the risk of unforeseen ground conditions and overrunning works is vital for rail projects. The added complexities of working on tunnels, bridges, cuttings and embankments on rail infrastructure make it vital to work with experienced contractors

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Logging Training Day

We all know the importance of continued development and training and CCGI recently held a Soil and Rock Description training event for all our Engineering Geologists.  The event was run by the hugely respected Michael H de Freitas, PhD, DIC, CGeol, C.WEM of First Steps Ltd who is an Emeritus Reader in Engineering Geology at

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Charity Swim Fan

A big well done to CCGI Director, Mark Carden for recently completing the River Dart 10km swim and a 2km cold water swim at Cheltenham Lido, and in the process raised funds for two amazing charities. “Thank you to everyone who supported me through sponsorship and on the river bank for the Dart swim” said

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Seven goals set Spa’s season off with a bang

What is considered a great start to a sporting campaign…a larger squad of talented players, a big win, or maybe an award? CCGI sponsored Cheltenham Spa U12’s LFC has had the lot after the very first game of the season. Spa’s Manager and CCGI Driller, Alan Lusmore filled us in on an amazing start to

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Network Rail Award

CC Ground Investigations Ltd have recently completed a large scale ground investigation on the Western Rail link to Heathrow for Buckingham Group.  During the work Buckingham Group were awarded the Network Rail Star Lite Award for the project.  This award recognises sites, work groups or compounds that meet and exceed high levels of health, safety and environmental risk

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Caption Competition

It’s funny the things you see in this industry.  Let’s hear those one liners.  Comment below.

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15 years old today

It’s our birthday. CCGI is celebrating 15 years in business today.  From humble beginnings the company has grown steadily and is now firmly established in the ground investigation market. “It all started with a single Dando Terrier 2000 window sampling rig way back in 2001,” explained joint company owner and Director Mark Carden. “Rob Clarke

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Director’s Dart Swim

This September one of CCGI’s Directors – Mark Carden will be swimming in the Dart 10k swimming event.  He is swimming in aid of the Devon Air Ambulance, a very worthy cause, and would welcome any sponsorship that people are generous enough to give.  Please support Mark in his 10 kilometre swim, we wish him all the

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Building for the new season

CCGI sponsored Cheltenham Spa Under 11s Girls have warmed up for the upcoming season with a great result in the recent St Nicholas FC six aside football tournament held at Chipping Sodbury near Bristol. After coming through the round robin games against Brislington, Boco and Portishead undefeated (Four wins and two draws) they met Brislington

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