As part of our commitment to the environment and sustainability, we’ve planted 600 tree saplings at our premises.
In conjunction with the Woodland Trust’s MOREwoods scheme, these trees cover 0.5 hectares of land and will create new habitats for wildlife. We’re very excited to watch this diverse woodland grow.
- Surveys are underway to collect data which will inform engineering plans for the East Coast Cluster CO2 transportation and storage network.
- The jack-up vessel will be located off the coast of Redcar, having already conducted surveys off the Humberside coast.
- The work is a vital milestone in transforming Teesside into world class low carbon hub.
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Instrument Engineer Alastair Harman manages Lankelma’s calibration laboratory, involving servicing and testing all of CPT test equipment and instruments. Since joining Lankelma over 10 years ago, Alastair has significantly improved the capacity and quality of the equipment used on site. … Continue reading
Lankelma faced extreme weather and a busy shipping calendar during critical nearshore investigations for the design of the foundations for a new moveable tidal barrier in Lowestoft in March 2021, as part of the Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project. … Continue reading
Lankelma’s ever growing nearshore business continues to grow with the addition of a ROSON 50kN Seabed CPT unit. Bought from A. P. Van Den Berg, it adds value to their nearshore CPT capabilities as the industry develops.
Eric Zon had the following to say ‘Lankelma has been involved in the marine geotechnics for the landfall of many power cables such as Celtic, Greenlink, IFA, Gridlink and others. With our new ROSON 50 we will also be able to offer the CPT’s along the cable route‘
The ROSON 50 features 500m depth rating with a further 50m of CPT and a compact wheel drive system with a push force of 50kN.
Lankelma have continued to invest in cutting edge technology & in December 2020 they took delivery of a new rail-crawler, UK24, to expand their on-rail capabilities.
Eric Zon said ‘we have three rail units with us building the first self propelled CPT rail truck in the world in 2006. Our new unit is also self propelled and will help to speed up any investigations on existing rail.’
We recently took delivery of our new CPT rig, UK23, which is a world’s first – a hybrid plug-in ballasted CPT crawler.
It was part-funded by the EU’s LEADER programme and the Wealden and Rother Rural (WARR) Partnership.
Lankelma Managing Director Eric Zon will be speaking at Ground Engineering Marine Geotechnics 2020 held at Inmarsat, London on Thursday 26 March 2020.
The Marine Geotechnics conference will consider the geotechnical aspects of nearshore and offshore site investigations.
Eric will discuss “Understanding the use of sonic drilling and wireline CPT in nearshore site investigations”
View Lankelma’s nearshore marine services here.
Our new CompactRotoSonic XL-Duo rig, enables us to carry out both sonic drilling or Geobor-S drilling from Sandpiper, our C-5 jack-up platform, strengthening our nearshore marine services capability.
The has a dual drill head, enabling it to switch between both techniques.
Sonic drilling uses rotation and vibrations to liquefy a narrow zone of soil and cuttings around the drill string and bit, reducing friction and making it faster and easier to drill through a wide range of soil and rock. The reduction in friction also makes it easier to withdraw the drill string on completion of the borehole, even in difficult ground.
While compatible with mud or air flush, water can be used (and in some cases no flush at all), making the technique ideal for environmentally-sensitive sites.
Sonic drilling maintains the verticality of the borehole, enabling long and continuous samples to be taken. The rig is also fitted with a SPT hammer with a blow count meter on control panel.
Visit our nearshore marine services page to find out how we can help you gather high quality geotechnical and geoenvironmental data from your nearshore investigations.