Innovations

Positioner Actuator Manipulator (PAM)

Published on 16 July 2019

Whiteball Tunnel There were approximately 3300 holes to be drilled. Each hole must take a 32mm diameter dowel bar. The team had a 10-day period to complete this work, on a tunnel refurbishment... Read more...

Noise reduction on site

Published on 3 July 2019

The Hindley Platform Extensions site is located near to a residential area and the site team were concerned about the amount of noise the site was generating. Read more...

Lightweight rechargeable light

Published on 3 July 2019

Traditional EXIN rechargeable lights (generally called SMITH lights) for use on the railway provide good light but are heavy at 9.5kg if they need to be carried a long distance. Read more...

Murphy Live Sites

Published on 3 July 2019

As a business with around 100 lives sites spread across a number of sectors and locations, we have an inherent need to give people and departments transparency of all the live sites around the... Read more...

Bridge Condition Surveys Using Drones

Published on 26 June 2019

As part of the Main Works Central contract for Tideway, 12.7km of bored tunnels is required between the Carnwath Road Riverside and Chambers Wharf Sites. Uniquely, the tunnel alignment follows... Read more...

“RAMS-bites”: Bite Sized Briefings

Published on 26 June 2019

The EARPS Team has developed a new method to brief out the RAMS, instead of the traditional read-straight from the script process. This initiative was taken by the general foreman of the site as he... Read more...