Entries by Gavin Thomas

Operational Excellence

Published 7 April 2021

The contractor have implemented 'Operational Excellence' on all of its sites. Due to coronavirus


Last Planner and Pull Planning

Published 7 April 2021

The contractor has employed last planner and pull planning techniques to ensure coronavirus


Astro Turf Muck Remover

Published 23 April 2018

Mucky boots are commonplace on construction sites and we employ many aids to help prevent the


Riser Grillage Toe Boards

Published 9 March 2018

It is now common practice to install the riser grillages on buildings as soon or the same frame


Drone Flight Footage Used to Create 3D Models

Published 5 March 2018

We now employ weekly drone flights which enable activity monitoring but the camera footage also


Digital Construction Apprenticeships

Published 27 February 2018

Kier is a forward-thinking company that seeks to attract and retain construction talent of the


LED Walkways

Published 27 February 2018

LED Lighting is now becoming a very cost effective way of lighting areas within construction. On


Subcontractor and Supplier Initiative Forum

Published 27 February 2018

The supply chain and workforce are always bombarded with safety and environmental notices on


Using Panoramic Photography to Identify Defects

Published 27 February 2018

Most of the construction site staff and workforce today carry with them a smart phone with


First Aid Drones

Published 26 January 2018

Due to the first aid response times on site, we have setup a drone to allow a first aid kit and/or


Plastic Sheeting Take Back Scheme

Published 21 November 2017

On our site we use floor protection products from Protec who have developed a take-back scheme that


Built in Steel Work Lifting Eyes

Published 21 November 2017

Traditional methods of lifting steel frame beams allow for the lifting team to measure points


Alloy Tower Foam Protection

Published 21 November 2017

Many sites now use alloy podiums or alloy towers instead of ladders for longer duration high level


Movable Material Storage Rack

Published 21 November 2017

On our site we have used a racking system to store typical site materials which would generally be


World Quality Day

Published 21 November 2017

World Quality Day aims to highlight the importance of quality in the workplace. When quality is


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