You asked- We answer Number 2 How are geotextiles used?

Geotextiles generally are always used on top of the formation level with stone laid on top. Geotextiles act as a barrier to help create a raft to avoid punching in of the stone into the layers beneath. Sometimes multiple layers are used to build up layers which will reinforce the gound within each layer. Geotextiles […]

You asked- We answer Number 1 What are Geotextiles?

Geotextiles are permeable fabrics or textiles used in civil engineering and geotechnical applications. They are typically made from synthetic materials such as polyester, polypropylene, or polyethylene. Geotextiles are designed to have specific characteristics that enable them to perform various functions in geotechnical and environmental projects.   The primary function of geotextiles is to provide reinforcement, […]

The Transformative Power of Heavy-Duty Geotextiles and Geogrids: Enhancing CBR Results

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Introduction: The engineering and construction industry constantly seeks innovative solutions to improve the performance and longevity of infrastructure projects. One such breakthrough is the application of heavy-duty geotextiles and geogrids, which have proven to significantly enhance California Bearing Ratio (CBR) test results. By preventing aggregate displacement and facilitating effective load distribution, these geosynthetic materials contribute […]

How to navigate supply chain challenges

The UK’s supply chain challenges are being brought back to the public’s attention in the run up to Christmas, but they have been impacting the construction industry all year. The combination of problems from the Covid-19 pandemic and market changes due to Brexit have caused delays, shortages and price increases across supply chains. The challenges […]

What the Autumn budget means for the construction industry

Construction businesses have been busy reviewing what the recent Autumn Budget announcements mean for their operations in practice. At the heart of the Government’s announcements were commitments to modernizing approaches and delivering sustainable projects. The construction industry has been a key player in the UK’s recovery following the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. So it […]

COP26 and its influence on the construction industry

All eyes were on Scotland this month, as world leaders gathered to discuss how to tackle the global climate crisis. COP26 – the UN Climate Change Conference which took place in Glasgow – saw politicians and business leaders agree on solutions to care for the planet and slow global warming. It will have far reaching […]

Finding the right silt control measures for your site

There are serious consequences to not controlling silt and sediment on construction sites. The risks are primarily environmental, as pollution will harm biodiversity, but will also create financial and reputational implications for those responsible for a development. Effective silt control also offers benefits though, making sites easier and safer to work on. Silt – fine […]

How to avoid or overcome poor ground conditions

Heavy rain can create real challenges on construction sites. Adverse weather can make the ground too wet to work on, having implications on worker safety and potentially even halting work, impacting programme timings or costings. To limit the impact of wet weather through the winter months, soil reinforcements can be installed. These stabilize the ground, […]

Year-round measures for flood prevention and protection

Experts are warning the UK should be braced for the risks of torrential rain and flooding this winter. The Met Office has said areas must be adapted to mitigate these risks created by adverse weather. Flooding can pose serious problems for developments still under construction, creating hazardous conditions for workers or materials and causing delays […]

How to prepare your site for adverse weather

As the seasons change and poorer weather sets in, construction sites practices must be adapted to manage and limit the impact of wind and rain. Stepping up maintenance measures and implementing preventative or protective measures will ensure bad weather doesn’t cause excess erosion, slippages or floods. The key considerations when preparing a site ahead of […]

Sam Brierley

Marketing Director

Businesses I have worked for

Midwest Contracting

Tower Group

Reflect Promotional Products

Acure Safety


Sam has been involved in over 6 SME’s since graduating in 2011, with a focus on creating effective marketing plans and ensuring the efficient carrying out of the plans to achieve the targets and goals consistently. Sam puts emphasis on being driven and results focused by eliminating and removing what holds us back so that results can be achieved.

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Leadership

Giles Clarke

Managing Director

Businesses I have worked for

Quin Global

Vola Global

Orca Hygiene

Customers I have worked with

Howdens, Hafele, B&Q, Headlam Group, Norboard, Likewise, Balfour Beatty, Bam Construction, RJ Mcleod, I&H Brown, Cala Homes and many more


Giles has been working with SME’s since graduating from school. Working throughout different areas of the business from sales and marketing development, sales and commercial management, operations, manufacturing and R&D to continually develop the business, delivering growth and company sustainability. Putting emphasis on targets, goals, and direction, to deliver the company strategy and develop its people and systems.

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Business Planning
  • Business Growth