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25 Mar

JGP Merit Award in Geotechnics at Plymouth University – 2022

The JGP Merit Award in Geotechnics was presented slightly early this year as the module at Plymouth University for the BEng (Hons) Civil and Coastal Engineering was moved from the ‘Spring Semester’ to the ‘Autumn Semester’. The 2022 JGP Merit Award for the most promising student in Geotechnics was presented to Harrison Dunn by Matthew…

03 Nov

Plymouth Live Business Awards 2021

On Wednesday the 3rd of November 2021, we donned our glad rags and attended the Plymouth Live Business Awards at Plymouth Pavilions. John Grimes Partnership entered the Built Environment and Infrastructure category. This seeks to recognise local businesses that are making a major contribution to Plymouth’s built environment and its infrastructure development. JGP was shortlisted…

02 Nov

JGP Merit Award in Geotechnics at Plymouth University – 2021

Congratulations to Nilesh Jeetah for winning the JGP Merit Award 2021 for the most promising student in Geotechnics at Plymouth University. Geotechnical Engineering is a Core Module in the second year of the BEng (Hons) Civil and Coastal Engineering course. The duration of this course is three years with an optional placement year between the…

20 Oct

Avoidance of Underground Apparatus

Our staff in the Ground Investigation Team recently took part in a refresher training course on ‘Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus’. The training was completed by SSG training & consultancy and provides its attendants with a required level of understanding of the safety procedures and precautions associated with the use of Cable Avoidance Tools…

05 Feb

USSHER Society conference 2020

At the beginning of January, Dr John Grimes and Matthew Owen attended the 59th Annual Ussher Society conference. The three-day conference for geoscientists with an interest in South-west England and related areas, included a field excursion day and two days of presentations. Dr Grimes delivered a presentation on Coastal instability in South West England – Triggers,…

01 Oct

Summer Work Experience at JGP

During the summer JGP had the pleasure of hosting a work experience Student, William Green. Not only was he interested in the work we do at JGP, he was motivated and self-confident. We thoroughly enjoyed having William with us, his enthusiasm for the industry and his willingness to learn made him an absolute pleasure to…

23 Aug

JGP Merit Award in Geotechnics at Plymouth University – 2019

Every year JGP sponsor a Merit Award for the most promising undergraduate in Geotechnics at Plymouth University. Geotechnical Engineering is a Core Module in the second year of the BEng (Hons) Civil and Coastal Engineering course. The duration of this course is three years with an optional placement year between the 2nd and 3rd years….

16 Aug

A huge welcome to our new Graduate Engineer’s!

John Grimes Partnership Ltd has a long-standing relationship with Plymouth University and every year present the most promising undergraduate student in the Geotechnics modules with the JGP Merit Award. This summer JGP have had the pleasure of recruiting three of Plymouth University’s finest graduates. It also happens that one of these Graduates, Andrew Carter, won…

18 Feb

Lessons Learnt from Gunnislake, RGSC Annual Lecture 2019

On Saturday 16th February, Dr. John Grimes presented The Annual Lecture at this year’s Royal Geological Society of Cornwall’s AGM.  The lecture was entitled: “Old Gunnislake Mine: The Collapses of 1992, Investigation, Remedial Works and Lessons Learnt”.  Dr Grimes summarised the events and causes of the catastrophic mine collapses.  Additionally, how we should learn from…