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Innovation Thinking Group Decide on Final Carbon Reduction Innovations Ahead of TIF

We had an excellent meeting yesterday at Tideway’s new office at Cottons Centre in London Bridge, to decide upon the final shortlist of ideas that would make it through to the final of our E-Mission Possible Carbon Reduction Challenge. Round the table alongside Tideway’s Innovation and Sustainability teams were Tideway’s innovation champions, representatives from the…

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Tideway Showcase BIM Innovation at Digital Construction Week

Tideway were proud to exhibit at Digital Construction Week (DCW) on 18th/19th October – an event that is home to all things ‘cool’ in our industry. Amongst demos of the latest technologies and keynote speeches from industry experts, visitors at the event on 18th and 19th October were able to try their hands at using virtual…

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Speculate to Innovate

So, wandering aimlessly around UK Construction Week @ NEC Birmingham (as you do) seeking some low carbon inspiration in support of e-Mission Possible and I see a familiar shape across the hall….. RAMS boards have been seen @ Crossrail Innovate18 and more recently at CVB Tideway East. What you might not know if that there’s an interesting story…

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‘e-Mission Possible’ – Tideway Carbon Innovation Challenge

A0407_Innovation Poster_VIS2 Tideway’s Carbon Innovation Challenge is your chance to help us deliver our Legacy Plan commitments whilst supporting the UK Government Infrastructure Carbon Review via implementation of innovative measures that could significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the Tideway project. Not only good for the planet and our wellbeing, but reducing carbon and improving local air…

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CVB Pioneers Innovative Electric Hydrofraise

A brand-new hydrofraise, affectionately named Jackie and thought to be the first of its kind on Earth, has begun work at Chambers Wharf.  This innovative and electrically-powered machine, to be used in the creation of diaphragm walls, will be dramatically quieter while in use compared to a typical diesel hydrofraise. While in operation, it draws its…

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Safer with Technology!

The Great Think Big Bang 7 – Safer with Technology Inspired by the Tideway works information! (WI – written a long time before the concept of innovation @ Tideway), here at ‘The Great Think’, we believe that by adopting the latest mobile, wearable and autonomous technologies on our worksites, this will result in safer workspaces, heathier operatives and…

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Tideway Intelligent Tracking

BMB SafetyNet Digital Trial Report This weeks blog by BMB JV Tideway West (Ralph Ashwood and Sean Melody) is so comprehensive, we decided a report (available via the link above) and video was more appropriate! We are also looking forward to the intelligent tracking demonstrations of our Tideway Central colleagues at Kirtling Street. Further to this,…

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Regulation and innovation: an unlikely couple?

This weeks guest blog has been written by Helen Smith, Tideway Regulation Manager. You might be wondering what regulation and innovation could possibly have in common. For most people, regulation brings to mind rules, requirements, controls, procedures and red tape. Innovation is more likely to make us think of change, transformation, and new ways of…

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Transformational plant on site

Guest blog from Central Environmental Consents Lead and Innovation Champion Nick Remfry this week, reporting back from an Innovation seminar from HS2. I recently headed to Birmingham to attend HS2’s ‘Connect & Innovate’ seminar which was an opportunity to see how suppliers and SMEs were responding to the challenges set out by HS2 Tier 1…

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