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Eid Mubarak 2024

Eid Mubarak 2024

Platipus Anchors wishes everyone a blessed Eid, may it bring you and your family happiness and prosperity. Eid...
Rattle Road Case Study

Rattle Road Case Study

How do you achieve erosion control and slope stabilisation with minimal impact? See below our new case study on how Platipus Earth Anchoring Systems were used by JNP Group and Precision Cutting Ltd on a specialist reinforcement design to provide a retaining...
Happy Easter 2024

Happy Easter 2024

The Platipus Team would like to wish everyone a fantastic Easter break. Enjoy the long bank holiday...
International Women’s Day 2024

International Women’s Day 2024

Today is #InternationalWomensDay, and as such we would like to acknowledge the accomplishments and contributions of women in our business. Mandy Balcombe has been part of the Platipus team for over 18 years, playing a significant role in the growth of our Landscape...
Rail Infrastructure Networking London 2024

Rail Infrastructure Networking London 2024

Are you joining us tomorrow? Make sure to visit Craig Jarman, Max du Plessis, and Rohan Jhalla on the Platipus Stand at Rail Infrastructure Networking, and learn about how our anchoring solutions can support your rail applications. There’s still time to register...
World Engineering Day 2024

World Engineering Day 2024

We are proud to celebrate World Engineering Day and the important contribution that engineers and engineering plays in sustainable development and modern life. We are honoured to provide innovative ground anchoring solutions for many industry sectors and a diverse...
Darren Cavedaschi’s 30 Years at Platipus

Darren Cavedaschi’s 30 Years at Platipus

February marks the 30th anniversary that Darren Cavedaschi has worked at Platipus Anchors. His initial role at the company in 1994 was as Training Manager tasked with creating training materials for our Civil Engineering and Landscape divisions. Over the decades he...
MyPlant & Garden 2024

MyPlant & Garden 2024

Ricky De Abreu is back, supporting our distributor Veris at Myplant & Garden International Green Expo in Milan. This is the first of three days, and is home to 655 exhibitors ranging from research, design, construction, seeds, innovation, production, and...
International Green Wall Day

International Green Wall Day

Today is International Green Wall Day! Green Walls can rapidly transform a bare wall and boundary into a thriving vertical oasis and provides many other benefits including: –         Improving biodiversity and providing nesting for birds,-         Trapping dust...
SGD Award Winners

SGD Award Winners

What an incredible night celebrating the talent and creativity of the landscape community at the 2024 Society of Garden Designers (SGD) Awards! Mandy Balcombe and Ricky De Abreu want to give a huge thank you to Charles Blumlein Location Landscapes Ltd, Mark Richardson...
SGD Award Nominees

SGD Award Nominees

It’s the Society of Garden Designers (SGD) awards tomorrow! Platipus’s own Mandy Balcombe and Ricky De Abreu will be there to cheer on all the talented finalists hoping to take home the top awards. Wishing everyone the best of...
Time to Talk Day 2024

Time to Talk Day 2024

Time to Talk Day is an annual awareness day run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness. It’s a day to get everyone talking and start a conversation about mental health. Here’s some ways to start a conversation this year:-         Ask questions and listen.-         Think...
Saving Embodied Carbon using Platipus Earth Anchors

Saving Embodied Carbon using Platipus Earth Anchors

See how HOLEMASTERS DEMTECH LTD used Platipus Earth Anchors to remediate a retaining wall while saving 96% of embodied carbon. An independent engineer’s assessment revealed that this 4.5m high retaining wall, bordering a new mews housing development, was generally in...
Do you remember “Plant a tree in ‘73”?

Do you remember “Plant a tree in ‘73”?

Trees bring us closer to our heritage, and this year’s National Tree Week campaign is “Grow a Tree in 23”. Watch out as each day we’re going to share a fact about trees and the benefits of planting trees. Fact #1: Trees benefit the economy by creating an attractive...
Grow A Tree in 23

Grow A Tree in 23

Today marks the start of National Tree Week. This year celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the 1973 campaign “Plant a Tree in ‘73” and the birth of the National Tree Week and Tree Council. National Tree Week is the largest annual tree celebration, marking the start of...
Visit us at Futurescape 2023

Visit us at Futurescape 2023

A strong start to what will be an amazing two days at FutureScape Event. Make sure to visit Mandy Balcombe and Ricky De Abreu on Stand i41 where the team will be very pleased to answer any questions on tree anchoring & irrigation, living walls, and our latest...
Welcoming Visitors

Welcoming Visitors

Welcoming visitors to our office for Geotechnical Training is a common occurrence. However, today we welcomed a special four-legged friend “Monty” for a Friday afternoon office visit, here with his owner Thomas Gadd....
Pipelines Webinar 2023

Pipelines Webinar 2023

Join us for our next live webinar focusing on Pipelines: Counteracting buoyancy of pipelines & attenuation systems using ground anchors. Governments globally are investing in vital water infrastructure projects to tackle water pollution and increase resilience to...
Solar Webinar 2023

Solar Webinar 2023

Join us for our next live webinar focusing on Solar: Ground Anchoring Solutions for all Photovoltaic Applications. With many countries pledging to achieve net zero over the coming decades this will require significant commitment to clean, resilient renewable energy...
There’s still time to register for tomorrow’s webinar focusing on Rivers & Canals: Resilient Anchoring Solutions for Erosion Control, Slope Stabilisation, Retaining Structures & Drainage.

There’s still time to register for tomorrow’s webinar focusing on Rivers & Canals: Resilient Anchoring Solutions for Erosion Control, Slope Stabilisation, Retaining Structures & Drainage.

There’s still time to register for tomorrow’s webinar focusing on Rivers & Canals: Resilient Anchoring Solutions for Erosion Control, Slope Stabilisation, Retaining Structures & Drainage. The UK Government and Ofwat have announced over £1.6 billion of...
The Platipus Marketing Team at the River Arun Swim

The Platipus Marketing Team at the River Arun Swim

This weekend the Platipus Marketing Team, consisting of Darren Cavedaschi, Chris Matthews and Viktor David, took on the classic River Arun 3.8km Ironman distance swim, from Ford to Littlehampton, along with 450 other swimmers… for FUN! You’ll be glad to know...
7th Future Landscape & Playspaces

7th Future Landscape & Playspaces

Our Distributor in the UAE, WTB Middle East FZE, is attending the 7th Future Landscape & Playspaces at the Dusit Thani in Abu Dhabi. They are proudly showcasing the range of Platipus tree anchoring systems and explaining the benefits of using this type of solution...
Intersolar Europe 2023

Intersolar Europe 2023

Don’t miss your opportunity to visit us at Europe’s largest solar trade fair Intersolar in Munich, 14-16 June (Hall A6, Booth 620). We will be showcasing our range of anchoring solutions for Ground Mounted, Off-Grid, Agri-PV, Retro-fit and Floating (FPV)...
Happy World Ocean Day!

Happy World Ocean Day!

Today, let’s take a moment to recognize the immense significance of our oceans and the urgent need to protect them. To help safeguard our blue planet we have developed a range of marine grade anchoring solutions that are less intrusive than a concrete...
Mental Health Awareness Week 2023

Mental Health Awareness Week 2023

The theme of this year’s #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek is anxiety. Anxiety is something we can all experience from time-to time and there are lots of reasons why we get this feeling. It can be connected to a job, school, a relationship, social situations, how we feel...
Eurovision 2023 – Liverpool

Eurovision 2023 – Liverpool

With the Eurovision Grand Final tomorrow and Liverpool hosting the event on behalf of Ukraine, we thought we would look back at the work have done along the Liverpool Waterfront next to the M&S Bank Arena. Over 90 trees were planted and secured using the Platipus...
2 years with Platipus – Julien Veyret

2 years with Platipus – Julien Veyret

Today we celebrate Julien Veyret’s 2-year anniversary at Platipus Anchors. Julien is responsible for Export Business Development. He also gets involved in identifying new markets and training our distributors on how to use Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®)....
WEBINAR – Introduction to Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®) for Civil Engineering & Construction Applications

WEBINAR – Introduction to Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®) for Civil Engineering & Construction Applications

Join us for our next free live webinar covering the design and installation of Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®) for Civil Engineering and Construction applications. Aimed at Engineers, Designers and Contractors this updated presentation will provide a practical...
We are hiring

We are hiring

As our business continues to develop and grow, we have some exciting opportunities for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join the Platipus team, based at our head office in Redhill, Surrey, England: – GRADUATE MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER – GRADUATE...
APL Awards 2023

APL Awards 2023

APL AWARDS: The Platipus Landscape Solutions team, Mandy Balcombe and Ricky De Abreu, are excited to welcome some of our fantastic Landscape Industry friends; Adam White FLI PPLI, Alistair Bayford, Mark Wheeler, Rob Jones, Andy Sturgeon, Ann-Marie Powell – FSGD,...
International Women’s Day 2023

International Women’s Day 2023

On this International Women’s Day, we take the opportunity to acknowledge the accomplishments and contributions of women in our business. Mandy Balcombe has been a part of our company for more than 17 years and has played a significant role in the growth of our...
Transportation Oil & Gas Congress 2023

Transportation Oil & Gas Congress 2023

The 2-day Transportation Oil & Gas Congress 2023 has started today in Istanbul, Turkey. Visit Jeff Curnick on the Platipus booth to learn how to counteract pipeline buoyancy and support associated applications i.e. slope stabilisation using ground anchors. The...
The Platipus Guy Fixing System

The Platipus Guy Fixing System

Above ground guying provides extremely effective support for trees in highly exposed areas or that may require correction against leaning. The annual threat of hurricanes and typhoons globally has also meant that there is a need to offer additional above ground...
Platipus is 40 years old!

Platipus is 40 years old!

Today Platipus officially celebrates our 40th birthday. We would like to say thank you to all of our customers and employees who have supported us over the past 4 decades. We look forward to working with you for many more years to...
We are at FutureScape 2022

We are at FutureScape 2022

If you are attending FutureScape Event today be sure to visit Mandy Balcombe and Ricky De Abreu on Stand C92 where they will be very pleased to answer any questions on tree anchoring, irrigation, living walls and our latest innovation Plati-Guard Tree Protection Mesh....
Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

Today we remember and honour the brave who gave their lives so we could live ours. Thank you. #remembrance #remembranceday #lestweforget #respect #peace