Utilities

This section covers projects associated with electrical, energy, gas, water or sewerage.


An eco-friendly solution to waste haulage – Norris Waste Management’s London Rail Hub

Published 29 August 2018 | Written by Content Writer

An eco-friendly solution to waste haulage – Norris Waste Management’s London Rail Hub

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Award-winning Laing O’Rourke project team praised for innovative carbon footprint-reducing technology

Published 18 June 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Award-winning Laing O’Rourke project team praised for innovative carbon footprint-reducing technology

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Bringing considerate practice to their joint venture wind farm project in Wales – Jones Bros and Balfour Beatty

Published 14 February 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Bringing considerate practice to their joint venture wind farm project in Wales – Jones Bros and Balfour Beatty

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Implementing and promoting best practice on CNIM Lagan JV (South London) Ltd’s energy recycling facility in Croydon

Published 3 January 2018 | Written by Content Writer

CNIM Lagan JV (South London) Ltd’s Beddington ERF Project in Croydon has been praised for its excellent and exceptional practice. The project is a £205m energy recycling facility on an existing landfill site that will process 300,000 tonnes of waste per annum. Explaining the unique nature of the project, Lagan Construction Group’s SHE Site Manager & JV Crane Co-ordinator, Phil…

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Considerately modernising a Severn Trent water treatment plant in the Peak District – MWH Treatment Ltd

Published 6 September 2017 | Written by Content Writer

MWH Treatment is a strategic consulting, technical engineering and construction services firm, leading the water-related infrastructure sector. Its Bakewell Severn Trent Water (STW) project, carried out in close partnership with client Severn Trent Water, involved the extensive refurbishment of a water treatment plant in Bakewell, Derbyshire. Achieving exceptional and excellent scores by the Scheme Monitor, this project involved the construction…

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Northern Gas Networks’ removal of a subterranean gas holder is highly praised by the Scheme

Published 26 July 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Taking 26 weeks to complete, the work began with the holder tank being disconnected from the surrounding gas transmission network. It was then decommissioned and purged to ensure any residual methane gas was removed. Despite the site’s remote location on an industrial estate in Ayres Quay, the project team forged supportive and close working relationships with local schools and businesses….

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Considerately constructing a 400kV gas insulated electricity substation in Suffolk – award-winning AMS Joint Venture

Published 23 November 2016 | Written by Content Writer

The AMS Joint Venture is an alliance of three companies; Alstom Grid, Mott MacDonald and Skanska who jointly deliver projects for client, the National Grid. Adopting a very considerate approach throughout the Bramford 400kV Substation project in Suffolk has earned the AMS Joint Venture project team a crop of Scheme accolades, including 2016 Most Considerate Site Runner Up Award. The ongoing…

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Barhale Construction plc scoops a Scheme award for considerately replacing 200-year-old water mains in West London

Published 9 August 2016 | Written by Content Writer

Barhale Construction plc proved its considerate credentials after receiving a Silver CCS National Site Award 2016 for its Sussex Gardens Trunk Water Mains Replacement (Phase 1) project. Barhale’s work involved installing a new pipe in Stanhope Terrace, London, which allowed Thames Water to throttle the mains in Sussex Gardens while the Crossrail drilling machine worked underneath. Thames Water was re-laying trunk water mains at Sussex…

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Midas Construction – overcoming challenges posed by discovering endangered species on site

Published 22 July 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

Midas Construction Ltd were praised for community innovation, whilst embarking upon the Somerset Energy Innovation Centre project in Bridgwater, Somerset. The centre aims to bring hundreds of jobs to the area by providing 2,400 square metres of flexible office space and meeting rooms, to support the start-up and growth of low-carbon businesses in Somerset and the South West. Building work on the Innovation Centre aimed…

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Mace’s commitment to high standards on it’s Greenwich Square Project

Published 24 February 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

“By being involved in the Scheme it makes us in the industry think outside the box, continuously improve our working environment and be considerate to those we effect on a day-to-day basis in our communities” – Michelle Baker, Senior Community Engagement Manager. International consultancy and construction company Mace has praised the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) for improving the image of…

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