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25 Mar

JGP Merit Award in Geotechnics at Plymouth University – 2022

Awards | News | Staff

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

Awards | Staff

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

Awards | News | Staff

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

Geotechnical | Health & Safety | Staff | Uncategorised

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…

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…

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…

13 Nov

SWRG ProGeo: SFM, LIDAR and Digital Resources

Geotechnical | Staff

ProGeo is an annual one-day conference held by the South-West Regional Group (SWRG) of the Geological Society. This year, the ProGeo conference was held on 26th October at the Kenn Centre near Exeter.  The theme was centred around Resources in the South West of England. Rod Smith, Associate Director at JGP was one of the speakers at…

31 Oct

Plymouth Breakwater Swim


On 2 October Tim Grimes took part in the 2.2-mile (4km) Breakwater Swim from Plymouth Breakwater to Plymouth Hoe in aid of the Chestnut Appeal, which is a prostate cancer charity that raises money to provide extra nursing, treatments and additional technology in Devon and Cornwall.  Tim, who is a novice sea swimmer came an…

31 Oct

Wear It Pink 2016


Staff at JGP’s office took part in ‘Wear It Pink Day 2016’ on Friday 21st October.  It was a fun day with everyone dressed in a variety of pink outfits.  A week-long cake sale and other events raised a total of £236.25 for Breast Cancer Now. ‘Wear It Pink Day’ is one of the biggest fundraising events in the…