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GRS acquires soil stabilisation specialist

GRS chief executive Jon Fisher with Soil Science founder Bill Hinge
GRS chief government Jon Fisher with Soil Science founder Invoice Hinge

GRS stated that the bolt-on acquisition complemented its rising portfolio of contracting companies, which incorporates enabling works, earthworks, civil engineering and land remediation.

With a turnover of greater than £6m, Berkshire-based Soil Science has pioneered a low carbon, zero waste and reversible soil remedy for momentary building works reminiscent of compounds, entry roads, piling mats and crane pads.

Often called Sureground, the inert soil remedy system reduces the necessity for contractors to maneuver giant volumes of supplies off and onto website throughout momentary enabling works. Because of this it has as much as 70% decrease carbon influence, ends in zero waste and may slash works programme instances by as a lot as half.

Soil Science was arrange by Invoice Hinge in 2020 after the collapse of his earlier enterprise Geotech Soil Stabilisation (buying and selling as Geobind) shortly after a personal fairness injection.

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Since  2020, Sureground has labored for Nationwide Grid, Community Rail and a string of Tier 1 contractors. Most lately the group accomplished work on the Hinkley Level overhead line connection challenge, involving 24km of haul roads and 82 crane pads.

Sureground stabilising a haul road
Sureground stabilising a haul highway

GRS chief government Jon Fisher stated: “Soil Science is a dynamic enterprise that’s disrupting the soil stabilisation sector with a confirmed and cost-effective turnkey answer. We’re vastly impressed by Sureground as a extra sustainable different to conventional strategies for stabilising floor. Soil Science suits nicely with different actions in our Built-in Options division and we’re enthusiastic about rising this enterprise collectively.”

Invoice Hinge stated: “We’re delighted to be becoming a member of the GRS Group. The deal provides us monetary stability and offers Sureground nice credibility in our sector. Which means that our clients can have larger confidence in our capability and functionality to assist main infrastructure tasks in the long run. We’re wanting ahead to working with the GRS Built-in Options group to develop the enterprise and speed up the adoption of Sureground.”

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