Geobear grows rail business with two senior appointments

Geobear, the world’s leading contractor in geopolymer technology for ground engineering, has signalled their intent to broaden the use of their solutions across the UK rail sector by recruiting two new members to their team.

The appointments of Gordon Clark, Rail Area Manager and Kevin Doyle Head of Infrastructure bolster their presence in the rail sector where they specialise in the use of geopolymer materials to stabilise and strengthen the ground beneath permanent way and structures.

On joining Geobear, Clark says “the solutions we can bring to market are ground breaking in terms of improving the speed of maintenance and reducing possession times.The solutions are proven to be far more efficient than traditional geotechnical solutions and can ultimately improve asset quality and it’s overall life – keeping rail passengers moving”.

Gordon has extensive technical experience within the foundations, piling and ground engineering sector. He joins from Aspin Group, where he has spearheaded the growth of company’s core business of piling and foundations works within the civil engineering and specifically rail sector. Clark’s appointment comes on the back of Kevin Doyle joining as Head of Infrastructure and cementing the growth into the rail sector.

UK MD Richard Holmes, “Our solutions are perfectly suited to the restricted possessions and need for fast remedial works on the rail network; I’m delighted both Gordon and Kevin are on board to help deliver growth in the sector.”

Geobear solutions are used across the rail sector and wider infrastructure to stabilise and strengthen the ground beneath assets. A recent study illustrated significant savings can be achieved through use of their geopolymer solutions rather as opposed to traditional methods. The findings of that report are due to be released at an NCE breakfast meeting on 27th March.

For more information about Geobear and its geopolymer solutions, or any of the company’s products or services contact Geobear on 0800 084 3503.