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Kuwait Contaminated Soil Repository

The latest Google Earth image (2016) shows the Repository after construction was completed. The Repository will provide an environmentally safe […]

By |July 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Description of Soils to BS5930: 2015 / One Day Workshop Monday 9th February 2018

The one day workshop on Soil Description is designed to teach graduate geologists and engineers working in the geotechnical and geo-environmental industries how to describe soils in accordance with BS5930: 2015 and European Standards. The workshop will comprise a series of lectures and practicals. The Speaker is Chris Eccles a director of TerraConsult and engineering […]

By |July 19th, 2016|News|0 Comments

TerraConsult Paves the Way for Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF)

Dockside Storage of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF)

The manufacture and export of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) has seen significant growth as waste producers and operators seek alternative means of disposal to landfill. Figures published by the Environment Agency (EA) showed that RDF exports to overseas Energy from Waste plants achieved 2.37m tonnes in 2014.

TerraConsult have recently […]

By |January 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Northern Iraq – Baseline Environmental Study

Baseline Environmental Study
Erbil, Kurdistan | July 2015
TerraConsult have recently won a contract in northern Iraq to coordinate with in-country agencies and specialist environmental laboratories in Dubai and Europe.  The work includes the analysis, interpretation and reporting on results of various site investigations and contamination surveys.   The outcome of the surveying and reporting is the […]

By |July 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Site visit to ‘Surf Snowdonia’

Site visit to Surf Snowdonia, Conwy
24 June, 2015 | 16:00 – 17:30

Event organiser: ICE
Price: Free
Contact: cherry.cronly@ice.org.uk

Picture this – a perfect lozenge-shaped fresh water lagoon, roughly the size of six football pitches, set in the lush, green Conwy Valley in the lee of the Snowdonia Mountains. Now add something entirely unexpected; a two-metre high barrelling wave […]

By |June 19th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Hazardous Ground Gas Research Project

As part of a long term research project to characterise the migration of both natural and anthropogenic hazardous ground gases, TerraConsult are sponsoring a PhD student, Chris Teasdale at Newcastle University. Chris presented a research paper and poster at the AquaConSoil 2015 – 13th International Conference on Sustainable Use and Management of Soil, Sediment and […]

By |June 18th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Kuwait Landfill Construction Completed

The construction of a 1 million tonne capacity landfill in south east Kuwait designed by TerraConsult has now been completed. The multi-million dollar facility, built for the Kuwait Oil Company, was funded under a compensation scheme managed by the United Nations, for environmental damage arising from the 1991 Gulf War. During the construction works TerraConsult […]

By |March 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Iraq Oilfield Contract Large Scale Oil / Water Separator

TerraConsult is well underway with the £100k contract to design two large oil / water separation units for installation at one of the biggest oilfields in the world, at West Qurna, near Basra in Southern Iraq. The separators, for the South Oil Company and Exxon Mobil, will at each location, process flows of up to […]

By |March 26th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Planning Appeal Success for Hartlepool Restoration Scheme

On 20th Nov 2014 the Planning Inspectorate allowed an appeal against refusal by Hartlepool BC of planning permission for a Vertical Extension and Revised Restoration scheme for Seaton Meadows Landfill Site, Hartlepool, operated by Alab Environmental Services Ltd.  The vertical extension increases the permitted capacity of the Seaton Meadows Landfill by half a million cubic […]

By |December 4th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Mining Acid Storage Lagoon Remediation and Design – Kazakhstan,

TerraConsult were contacted by a UK mining company to assist with an issue of gas generation under the HDPE liner of their acid storage lagoons in Kazakhstan. The gas build-up was causing ‘ballooning’ of the liner of the existing lagoons and the client wanted to prevent this occurrence on any new lagoons. We considered the […]

By |November 21st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Kuwait Landfill Design and Construction

Works continue to progress rapidly in the development of a new repository for oil contaminated sands in the Gulf State of Kuwait, Middle East. The TerraConsult engineering design and associated environmental studies were approved by the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) and earthworks have commenced.  The site will accept highly contaminated soils arising from the remediation […]

By |November 11th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Manchester Motorway Gantry Survey Works

TerraConsult have recently completed a non-destructive survey of a number of gantries on motorways around Manchester. The survey was undertaken to enable the assessment of their suitability for reuse in the upgrade to Smart Motorways.  The surveys were carried using Hilti Ferroscan PS200 (covermeter) and Profis PS1000 (radar) instruments to determine the presence, diameter and […]

By |November 5th, 2014|News|0 Comments