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‘Guidelines for the management of glacial hazards and risks’ rebranded

September 11, 2014

The re-branded ‘Guidelines for the management of glacial hazards and risks’ are now available to download. RGSL pioneered the development of guidelines for glacial hazard management through a project funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID), between 2000 and 2003. Following the GAPHAZ workshop in Vienna in November 2009, at which RIL […]

Sir Ernest Shackleton’s HMS Endurance set sail for the Antarctic 100 years ago today

August 8, 2014

On the 8th August 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton’s expedition ship HMS Endurance set sail from Plymouth, England, to Buenos Aires en route to the Antarctic Peninsula. This was the beginning of his fated Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914–17 during which his ship sank having been crushed by sea ice. He and his crew battled across sea […]

“The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway” – BBC Two, 9 pm 30th July

July 28, 2014

Further to last weeks’ news item about the massive and ongoing Crossrail project in London, BBC Two is broadcasting a documentary at 9 pm on Wednesday 30th July about another component of the project. In particular, it is due to describe the tunnel construction beneath the former West India Docks North adjacent to Canary Wharf. […]

“The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway” – BBC Two, 9 pm 23rd July

July 22, 2014

Crossrail is one of the largest infrastructure construction projects in Europe and comprises a 100 km new railway across London from Reading in the west, through new Liverpool Street and Canary Wharf stations then south under the Thames at Woolwich through to Abbey Wood. A second spur is due to link Whitechapel with Shenfield in […]

Reynolds International Ltd Go Social

July 10, 2014

Have you found us on social media yet? Did you know that in addition to our successful LinkedIn page, Reynolds International Ltd now have a Facebook page. You can find us and like us by clicking the links which can be found at the top of our Home page.

Punching above our weight with Frank Bruno

July 8, 2014

Reynolds International Ltd’s staff have long had a reputation for punching above their weight in geophysical consultancy having played and continuing to play strategic roles in many of the UK’s highest profile infrastructure projects. Just to demonstrate the company we keep is congruent with this, World Heavy Weight Boxing Champion Frank Bruno and Prof. John […]

Essential Maintenance

June 17, 2014

We would like to advise that, due to essential server maintenance, we will not be able to respond to e-mail enquiries on Friday, 27th June from 1pm to 6pm. We apologise for the inconvenience and ask that if you do have a query to contact us by telephone on 01352 756196 during this time.

Publication of free guide ‘Providing peace of mind through risk reduction’

May 14, 2014

In April, we were pleased to be able publish our free guide ‘Providing peace of mind through risk reduction’. This is available through our web-site for visitors to request a free physical copy, which once we have the appropriate postal address details, will be despatched straight away. The guide explains the virtues of appointing a […]

Visit to Kathmandu for prospective capacity building

May 13, 2014

In late April, Prof. John M. Reynolds, MD of RIL, visited Kathmandu, Nepal, to meet with colleagues with whom he had worked on a number of previous glacial hazards projects. While in Kathmandu he was able to meet with Dr Rishi Ram Sharma, Director General of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), to discuss […]

Leading the way at ASIA 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Climate Change

April 3, 2014

Prof. John M. Reynolds, MD of RIL, gave the first presentation in the ten years’ history of the Hydropower & Dams ASIA bi-annual series of conferences and trade shows on the important subject of climate change and the impact of glacial hazards on hydropower development. He gave a paper entitled “Managing glacial hazards for hydropower […]