Innovations

Digital Site

Published on 5 March 2018
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Inefficiencies and environmental issues within public construction projects has become political and economic issue in the UK and abroad. The UK government has set out regulations to help tackle... Read more...

Spirafix Blue Edge Solution

Published on 28 February 2018
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During the installation of blue edge lighting in grass areas, the current Heathrow specification requests for each light fitting to be secured in the ground (Grass Areas) using a buried concrete... Read more...

Polymer Modified Binder (PMB) Asphalt

Published on 27 February 2018
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After runway resurfacing in 2014 early age indentations were found in the new surface. Known performance issues with Marshall Asphalt include reflective cracking, rutting under heavy traffic and... Read more...

Visual Method Statement

Published on 16 February 2018
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Plant People Interaction is still a leading cause of workplace incidents and accidents. Morgan Sindall is always striving to improve our Method Statements, and in this case remove unnecessary Plant... Read more...

ElevArch®

Published on 15 February 2018

A massive electrification of the rail network is underway in the United Kingdom. Some 500 masonry-arch bridges are too low to allow installation of the catenaries. The conventional solutions for increasing the available height are lowering the track or replacing the structure by a prefabricated concrete bridge. Both of the solutions are costly and time-consuming, while the second requires destruction of a structure that may have high heritage value. Read more...

Work Access Gate

Published on 15 February 2018

Worksites carried out on roads in service expose the workers to risk of fatal accidents due to the potential collision with vehicles. The works area entry and exit points are particularly exposed to accidents – they are often indicated solely by a simple line of traffic cones. This purely symbolic barrier does not prevent vehicles from straying into the works area. Read more...