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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The Scheme is helping “implement and promote 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 by the Scheme Monitor 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. The project commenced on 1st of July 2015 and is due to be complete…

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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

Northern Gas Networks’ (NGNs’) Ayres Quay AGI project to remove an underground water-sealed gas storage holder in Tyne and Wear received exceptional scores from the Scheme. 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….

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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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Helping to preserve the history of a unique community landmark – Northern Gas Networks

Published 13 May 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

‘Becoming part of the Scheme has allowed us to benchmark our performance against the best contractors in the business, something which is very important to NGN.’ – Howard Foster, Customer Operations Director. Northern Gas Networks – one of the Scheme’s first registered utility companies – delivers gas to 2.7 million homes and businesses in the North East, northern Cumbria and the…

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Registering with the Scheme builds on Mace’s commitment to high standards

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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“The Considerate Constructors Scheme has done wonders for the image of construction” – MWH Treatment Ltd

Published 11 February 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

“All clients and contractors in the water industry have really raised the standards and the Considerate Constructors Scheme has helped encourage and quantify the benefit, by rewarding good performance” – Richard Thomson e5 Project Manager at MWH. MWH Treatment Ltd have successfully embarked on a £45m scheme to design and build Severn Trent Water’s new sewage treatment plant in Burton-on-Trent,…

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