S2E4: Project director Steven Garrigan is from the Esh Group. In this episode we discuss one of our most successful projects, the Sunderland strategic corridor, and how we successfully collaborated to construct the UK’s largest soil nailed wall.

S2E3: Julia Colombino-Billingham is founder and CEO of Rebuild Globally and Sarah Sandsted is their Director of International Programming. In this episode, Julia and Sarah take us through their inspirational journey, uncovering the real story behind their tremendous charity, Rebuild Globally.

S2E2: Ryan Robson is Design Manager for Robertson Construction. In this episode, we talk about the impact the Coronavirus has had on the marketplace, and how technology advancements will revolutionise the industry. Happy listening!

S2E1: James Donaghy is Director of the Dewey Group, a firm who recruit and train piling and ground engineering specialists. In this episode, we discuss how Dewey have reinvented the structure of recruitment, and how they identify credible candidates. Enjoy!

S1E5: Alistair Macdonald is the Group Deputy Managing Director for Franki Foundations, an internationally known ground engineering firm specialising in deep foundation techniques.

Alistair and Kevin discuss Franki's acquisition of Martello Piling, the importance of ground conditions and price-led decisions versus value-led decisions,

S1E4: Terry McMenam is a Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Scientist who has been working within the geotechnical and geo-environmental industry since 1992. A Member of the Institute of Directors and Treasurer for the Geological Society, Terry is also a Director at Geol Consultants. Site investigation specialists Geol Consultants provide a wide range of geotechnical and environmental services, ranging from basic site investigation works and coal mining risk assessments to hazardous ground gas risk assessments.

In this episode, Terry and Kevin discuss attitudes towards ground investigation, managing risks of shallow mine workings and commonly asked questions from clients.

S1E3: Ben Bennett is the founder and director of Luminous Group, a digital transformation company based in Newcastle. The Luminous Group is a constantly evolving 3D technology & software development studio of which Ben leads a diverse and experienced team, allowing them to develop innovative new solutions using VR, AR, mixed reality, spatial computing, and computer vision.

In this episode, Ben and Kevin discuss virtual reality technology in construction, augmented reality on site, along with new immersive technology for office space.

S1E2: Nick Shilling is the Managing Director at Thompsons of Prudhoe. In 1993, and fresh from school, Nick first joined the business as a costing clerk within the contracts department. He became MD earlier this year.

In this episode, Nick and Kevin discuss leadership style, having trust in your employees and groundworkers response to Covid-19.

S1E1: Dan Adams is a Senior Geotechnical Consultant and a key member in the expansion of Aarsleff Ground Engineering’s geotechnical department. Kevin and Dan chat about coronavirus' impact on construction, social togetherness and the future for Aarsleff in the UK.

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A leading UK ground engineering specialist, focusing on multi-discipline excellence and value engineering. We design and deliver some of the UK’s largest ground engineering projects.

Our vision is to bring confidence to those constructing the landscape of tomorrow .

1947. Central Jutland, Denmark. Per Aarsleff borrowed 10,000 Danish Kroner from his father’s life insurance, bought an excavator, and founded Northern Europe’s leading contracting company.

Our biggest asset, our team is composed of the leading experts in ground engineering. Working with collaboration and cohesion at the core of our business, we can guarantee a quick and founded answer to all your questions.

We recruit and reward our people based on our ‘Step into the Blue’ company culture, where we embrace the core values of Life and Health, Trust, and Responsibility.

We do everything to ensure our team and yours work safely on our sites. With our core value of Life & Health, we see safety as a cultural pillar.

Our ISO accreditations are an assurance to you that we take governance seriously. Read our policies to discover more.

The projects that keep society running. Bridges, buildings, transit and rail facilities, embankment support, marine and offshore facilities, mines, airports, and water projects.

Keeping things turning. Sewage Treatment Works, Waste Water Treatment Works, Wind Farms and Wind Turbines, Biomass Plants, and Power stations.

Meeting society’s needs. Nursing and care homes, MOD buildings, Schools and Universities, and small or large-sized residential developments.

Staying on the move. Remediation, bridges, and foundation work are integral to keeping the industry running smoothly.

The landscape of the marketplace. Mega-retail sheds, distribution warehouses, University accommodation, and major supermarket and household name units.

Keeping things afloat. Ports and harbours, coastal defences, river embankments and inland waterways.

Technically trained estimators and a dedicated, in-house design team means we consider value-engineering at every stage of your project.

More than just a model, Visual Design & Construction is a tool to encourage collaboration and improve quality across all facets of a scheme.

From large commercial sheds to small residential plots, piling could be the foundation solution you need to support your project.

Issues around collapse, slipping or erosion? Our experts in retaining solutions have a broad portfolio of techniques designed to fix even the most nuanced of sites.

Tricky ground conditions or requirements? Aarsleff’s ground engineering team work on stabilisation through a varied range of techniques, bespoke to the properties of your site ground.

Our plant workshop offers a range of services designed to ensure your plant works for you. Whether it’s manufacturing and fabrication of equipment for long-term needs or hire so you can complete something specific.