ProGeo 2017 – The Year of Risk
Principal Engineers Laura Bacon and Robert Benson recently attended the flagship event of the South West Regional Group of the Geological Society, ProGeo, a conference focusing on the Geological Society’s themed ‘Year of Risk’. Both Laura and Rob have recently attained new professional status with CL:AIRE and the ICE.
Project Wareham wins ICE SW Award
Swanage Railway were recently announced as winners of the Institution of Civil Engineers’ South West region Civil Engineering Award in the <£1million Project category. The civil engineering project, supported by GB Card & Partners, has been completed to restore and upgrade three miles of former Network Rail line through Dorset, allowing Passenger trains to once again run from the London Waterloo to Weymouth main line at Wareham to Swanage, along the heritage railway branch line. Representatives from Swanage Railway and GB Card & Partners accepted the award at the black tie dinner held in Bristol in July.
National Cycle to Work Day 2017
Staff based in GB Card and Partners’ Exeter office battled the wind and showers today to join cyclists from all over the UK for ‘National Cycle to Work Day’. This is a continuation of our efforts as the entire team in Exeter commutes to the office by bike; so far this year the team has clocked an impressive 7,595 miles which is well on our way to our target of 10,000 miles for 2017!
To follow of our progress you can find us on Strava here or check out our weekly mileage below.