Automated Weather Warnings

Published on 1 August 2019

Due to the ever changing weather in the UK it is important to take note of this as it can effect programme of works and be costly if critical operations are disrupted by this. Read more...

GREPS Shaft excavation – Chrono analysis

Published on 29 July 2019
Pinched with Pride once

Monitoring the shaft excavation and muck away rates at the shaft at GREPS has been difficult and it involved manually going through the muck away logs to understand the production rates. Read more...

Power Factor correction

Published on 29 July 2019
Pinched with Pride once

The Tideway Tunnel is a 25km tunnel, currently under construction, running under the tidal section of the River Thames through central London. The tunnel will capture and store raw sewage and... Read more...

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...