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RAB are looking to recruit for several roles to support our increasing workload. These are exciting opportunities for people who enjoy analysing engineering or scientific problems, and using their judgement to find innovative solutions. Full details via the links below: Assistant Property Flood Resilience Surveyor Senior Advisor – Property Flood Resilience Apprentice Civil Engineer –…

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The team at RAB have always been committed to finding solutions that sustainably improve the environment, indeed it is one of our core values (About Us). We are therefore proud to have developed a strong reputation for providing flood risk assessments, drainage strategies and hydraulic modelling for developers involved in new solar farm projects. The…

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Unprecedented rainfall across parts of the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in November 2019 caused flooding to almost 800 properties in the area. The local council subsequently funded a scheme whereby affected homes and businesses were eligible for a £5000 grant to make their properties more resilient to future flooding events. RAB were appointed by Doncaster…

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The team at RAB were delighted to hear that a collaborative project had won two honours at the 2022 West Midlands Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Awards Evening. RAB was one of the delivery partners for the BogLIFE Project at Marshes Mosses in Shropshire, working alongside Natural England, Shropshire Wildlife Trust, Brian Killingworth, WSP and…

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RAB Consultants is a business who cares about the environment, we are therefore delighted to announce that we successfully met the requirements of ISO14001 with our Environmental Management System (EMS) and have become certified! Our Environmental Management System demonstrates our commitment in protecting the environment and reducing our impacts by promoting good environmental practises. It…

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RAB Consultants have had an excellent start to 2022 and are now looking to recruit for several roles to support our increasing workload. These are exciting opportunities for people who enjoy analysing engineering or scientific problems, and using their judgement to find innovative solutions. Full details via the links below: Assistant Property Flood Resilience Surveyor…

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Flood risk management and modelling is an increasingly important aspect for developers and planners to take into consideration. RAB Consultants have an experienced team of hydraulic modelers who use industry-leading software such as Flood Modeller Pro, TUFLOW and HEC-RAS to investigate flooding problems, assess alleviation options and inform risk management strategies. We can also produce…

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Working in this industry comes with the acceptance that your ‘office’ is often outdoors. For most of us at RAB that acceptance is more like a desire. We love being outdoors, working in all locations in all weathers, but always aware of the beauty of the physical and natural environment around us. And none more…

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RAB Consultants are delighted to announce the launch of a Property Flood Resilience (PFR) Foundation Course developed in conjunction with The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM). And we can now confirm that the Environment Agency (EA) are funding the first 100 places on a first come first served basis. There are some…

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RAB Consultants continue to look for people to come and join our ever growing team! Several roles have recently been filled, but we have a vacancy for a Senior Advisor in Property Flood resilience, and an Assistant Consultant in Flood Risk and Drainage. These are both exciting opportunities for people who enjoy analysing engineering or…

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A national news story in The Guardian has drawn attention to the fact that housing developers continue to be granted planning permission to build thousands of new homes in flood zones. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2021/nov/22/more-than-5000-homes-in-england-approved-to-be-built-in-flood-zones The article also addresses the ongoing challenges faced by planners, builders, and insurers as the industry attempts to tackle the ever-increasing shortage of…

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On the face of it, having a celebration ‘Day’ for Geographical Information Systems (GIS) might seem a little obscure and pedantic. After all, “what exactly has GIS ever done for me?”, I hear you cry. And we would respond by confirming that GIS has an increasingly important yet unassuming role across all the places we…

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