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Hybrid Excavators

Published 12 March 2019 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesAir quality Energy saving measures Minimised fuel use Mobile machinery

J. Murphy and Sons Ltd has developed Hybrid 360 Degree Excavators. The excavators use an all electric swing motor generator system to capture and regenerate energy as the machine is operated, the energy is then converted and stored. Stored energy can be used for the machine swing or to assist the acceleration of the engine. This decreases diesel usage and…


Fast Beam Technology

Published 12 March 2019 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesInitiatives Scaffold protection Working methods

Fast Beam is an innovative, safe and extremely productive bridge access system, enabling repair and construction works. From straight to curved bridges and platforms, it is specifically designed to minimise space and traffic disturbance. The system is quicker to install than any other seen in the UK, with a three-man team being able to install 50 metres in an eight…


Two Minute Litter Pick

Published 4 March 2019 | Written by Sarah Chipperfield
CategoriesDebris Litter

Out of the material we have left on site, we have created four “Two Minute Litter Pick” stations for the public. They are placed at each elevation of the site perimeter. The idea is that the public are encouraged to recycle and dispose of general waste in the litter bins provided as they walk around the site to their daily…


Self-Climbing Facade

Published 25 February 2019 | Written by Eillish Kwai
CategoriesAir quality Carbon footprint reporting Falling debris Scaffold protection Sustainable solutions Working methods

Ardmore are working on site at Commercial Road, Aldgate East to erect a 21 storey apart-hotel to include a two floor basement in within close proximity of London’s vibrant Shoreditch. Ardmore have worked closely with ISHBECK TITAN to create a new self-climbing façade to protect their workforce, environment and the general public. It has taken the company 18 months alongside…