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Static Cone Penetration Testing

Static Cone Penetration Testing

29 Jun 2018

Red Rock have deployed a static cone penetration rig on a development site at Highbridge, Somerset, to provide data for the detailed design of pile foundations and surcharge pre-load ground improvement of deep soft alluvial soils.

Supporting South Dartmoor Community College Geology GCSE Course

Supporting South Dartmoor Community College Geology GCSE Course

28 Jun 2018

Red Rock are pleased to be able to sponsor the new Geology GCSE course at South Dartmoor Community College. We wish James Woodward and his colleagues every success in training the geologists of the future.

BSI ISO9001:2015

BSI ISO9001:2015

31 May 2018

Red Rock are pleased to announce our transfer to BSI for our ISO 9001:2015 accreditation.

Red Rock Jobs Map

Red Rock Jobs Map

24 May 2018

Our new Jobs Map helps us keep track of all the jobs we've done across the South West in the past five years. Here's a closer look at two of our busiest areas, Exeter and Plymouth.

South Milton Slope Stabilisation Works

South Milton Slope Stabilisation Works

23 May 2018

Great to see the slope stabilistion works we undertook 10 years ago still looking in great condition.

Moorcroft Quarry

Moorcroft Quarry

17 May 2018

Red Rock undertaking some strength checks to determine suitability of rock armour stone at Moorcroft Quarry in Plymouth.

Cable Percussive in Teignmouth

Cable Percussive in Teignmouth

14 May 2018

Perfect day for a spot of cable percussive borehole drilling. Red Rock are conducting a geotechnical investigation of the soils at a site in sunny Teignmouth.

Horizontal Boreholes Near Salcombe

Horizontal Boreholes Near Salcombe

09 May 2018

Red Rock are currently involved on a new super-property near Salcombe requiring cutting back into a steep slope. We have recently undertaken the geotechnical investigations which included a horizontal cored hole.

Rock Anchor Testing

Rock Anchor Testing

03 May 2018

Push it to the limit! - Red Rock, with the help of Vertical Technology Ltd, have been conducting successful tests on the pull-out resistance of rock anchors to aid in the design of a cliff stabilisation system.

Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay

30 Apr 2018

Papering over the cracks! - Red Rock designed an anchored slope stabilisation system in an extremely weak and highly fractured rock mass to permit a slope push-back for new buildings at Watergate Bay in Cornwall.

Aerial Drone Panorama

Aerial Drone Panorama

26 Apr 2018

Fantastic aerial drone shot from Land & Minerals Consulting Ltd (t/a QuarryDesign and DroneSurv) for a project we've been working on.

Geobrugg Catch Fence

Geobrugg Catch Fence

25 Apr 2018

Red Rock has recently designed rockfall protection works using the Geobrugg RXE-500-LA rockfall barrier. These fences were installed by Vertical Technology Ltd and were used to protect discrete structures and minimise the environmental impact to this sensitive coastal area.

Brownfield & Contaminated Land Conference 2018 - Belfast

Brownfield & Contaminated Land Conference 2018 - Belfast

20 Apr 2018

Paula Grgich-Warke had a great time in Belfast keeping up to date with the newest techniques for risk assessment and remediation of contaminated land at the Brownfield Briefing 2018 Brownfield & Contaminated Land conference, and getting the chance to discuss these topics with some amazing people in the industry.

Red Rock at Westminster

Red Rock at Westminster

26 Oct 2017

Alan White & Dr Peter Arnold were delighted to meet Sir Eric Pickles whilst at Westminster further to our article in the 2016/2017 Construction & Engineering Edition of the Parliamentary Review.

Red Rock in the Parliamentary Review

Red Rock in the Parliamentary Review

14 Sep 2017

We are proud to announce that we are featured in the 2016/2017 Construction & Engineering Edition of the Parliamentary Review. Peter Arnold and Alan White will be heading to Westminster.

Sightseeing in Northern Ireland

Sightseeing in Northern Ireland

17 Aug 2017

After a few days working in Northern Ireland Paula Grgich-Warke & Ercilia Gardner couldn't leave without visiting this well known site - can you name it? Have you been before?

The Gobbins Coastal Path Reopening

The Gobbins Coastal Path Reopening

03 Aug 2017

Red Rock have been working for the last few months in Country Antrim to address the rock fall issues at the Gobbins Coastal Path. A section of the path is now open. More updates to follow.

EG50 - Portsmouth

EG50 - Portsmouth

02 Aug 2017

Dr Pete Arnold discussing eurocodes and rock engineering with Professor John Harrison University of Toronto at the recent EG50 event in Portsmouth

Fraud Awareness

Fraud Awareness

12 Jul 2017

A fantastic fraud awareness seminar by Nicola Niven from the RBS Security and Fraud Team at the Devon Hotel.

New Business Cards

New Business Cards

10 Jul 2017

Our colleagues at KOR Communications delivered our newly branded business cards and some ice creams in the hot weather - great service.

Safety in Tourism

Safety in Tourism

06 Jul 2017

Red Rock have recently been appointed to to assess the rockfall risk to users of a section of coastal cliff path in Northern Ireland and to provide outline cliff stabilisation and design.