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The challenges of shifting sands in offshore renewable energy projects

April 12, 2016

RIL’s MD, Prof. John M. Reynolds attended the Marine and River Dune Dynamics MARID-5 international conference held in Caernarfon, North Wales, on the 4th and 5th April. He gave one of three invited keynote presentations entitled ‘Managing the issue of seabed sediment in offshore renewable energy projects’. In his presentation he outlined key issues with […]

Looking for new staff

April 12, 2016

Due to a growing workload RIL is keen to appoint two new members of staff as soon as possible. The new posts are Technical Director and Geohazards Specialist. For the Technical Director role we are looking for a senior technical specialist in one of three sectors: Near-Surface Geophysics (terrestrial and offshore); Engineering Geology/Geotechnical Engineering; or […]

January 2015 – RIL continues to provide leading-edge advice for offshore wind farms

February 2, 2015

RIL continues to maintain its leading-edge position with offshore wind farm developments by providing key advice to international developers with repeated contracts for a number of different wind farms and clients. RIL has been providing consultancy advice on technical specifications, tenders, survey designs and geological interpretation regimes.

“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 […]

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 […]

Recruitment drive for more geophysicists

August 30, 2013

Due to continued success in winning major new contracts in the offshore renewables sector as well as within terrestrial engineering and environmental geophysics, we are seeking to recruit more geophysicists at all levels from Graduate to Technical Director. If you want to be part of the leading near-surface geophysics consultancy and you have what the […]

New website launched

February 24, 2012

Our new website was launched on Thursday 23rd February 2012. Please visit our new wind farm geophysics section for information about our geophysical surveying services for the offshore renewables sector. Please note the new addresses for our downloadable technical summary sheets, glacial hazard project summaries and guidence for those travelling to earthquake-prone countries.

RIL’s new corporate training course for wind farm geophysics formally endorsed by the Geological Society. Eollienne wind turbine

June 11, 2011

RIL have developed a new, one-day, corporate workshop titled ‘High-resolution marine geophysical investigations for offshore structures’ (see the course webpage for more details). This unique course is essential for anyone working on offshore wind farm developments in a project management, technical or ground model production capacity. The course can be undertaken in your own premises […]