About BAM Ritchies

BAM Ritchies is a leading award winning geotechnical company providing fully integrated ground engineering services, including design and construct, for government organisations, local authorities, main contractors, utilities and public/ private companies. Our worldwide reputation is based on innovative solutions to complex geotechnical problems with reliable delivery by a large highly skilled and well-equipped workforce.

BAM Ritchies are the specialist Geotechnical, Concrete Techniques and Blasting division of contractor BAM Nuttall and have been operating for over forty years in the UK and overseas, providing a quality service to the Construction, Mining and Dredging industries.
Geotechnical: Ground anchors; straight shafted, pressure grouted and multi-stage with installed capacities up to 11,150 kN.
Soil nails; full design and construct capability both temporary and permanent works.
Mini-piles; installed diameters generally in the range of 150 mm – 900 mm. Fast efficient pile installations with advanced drilling systems in difficult ground.
Slope Stabilisation; active slope support using high tensile meshes and rock fall netting installations using IRATA certificated operatives and installation of rock fall barriers meeting European and Swiss guidelines.
Grouting; controlled high quality grouting for tunnel and breakwater repairs. Bulk grouting of shallow abandoned coal workings. Grouting for ground stabilisation and water cut-off. Tunnel Repairs; bolting, lining repairs, drainage, reinforcement, meshing
Concrete Techniques: Sprayed concrete; dry & wet spraying of normal and fibre reinforced concrete with accredited nozzlemen, including rope and marine work, tunnel lining repairs/strengthening, masonry repairs. Concrete repairs; mass and reinforced concrete repairs, cathodic protection, coatings and sealants.
Ground Investigation and Laboratory Testing; Full investigation service for soil and rock using cable tool and rotary drilling, dynamic probing and window sampling [all by B.D.A. accredited operatives]. Laboratory testing in UKAS accredited laboratory [based in Kilsyth Office].
Drilling and blasting for civil engineering purposes – roads, harbours, dams, etc.
Drilling and blasting in quarries and opencast mines, currently the company drills and blasts approximately 36 million tonnes per annum throughout the U.K. and overseas.
Underwater drilling and blasting for harbour deepening and pipeline construction. Experience includes work in India and the Middle East.
Rock excavation using explosive and non-explosive methods.
As a specialist geotechnical contractor BAM Ritchies carries out various forms of contract and techniques. Often there is a requirement for some element of design.
Geothermal systems are now part of the wide portfolio of activities that BAM Ritchies provides.

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