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Innovative Smart Energy Systems UK/Canada Briefing Event

Enabling a smarter, more efficient energy system is a priority for Government and in the Upgrading our energy system: smart systems and flexibility plan published in July 2017, the Government committed up to £70m to smart energy system innovation. Across Government, Innovate UK, Research Councils, and BEIS expect to invest around £265m in smart systems…

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Laing O’Rourke and Skanska in occupational health pilot

A total of 18 construction firms including the likes of Laing O’Rourke, Skanska and Morgan Sindall have joined a new pilot aimed at improving workers’ occupational health across the industry. Construction workplace pension provider B&CE is developing a new product that it says will make it easier for employers to comply with health and safety…

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Six key enablers to help deliver the UK’s industrial strategy

The successful implementation of the government’s industrial strategy in the area of infrastructure will depend on six key enablers working together, says Barry Rust of Tata Steel. One of the five key foundations of the government’s industrial strategy is a major upgrade to UK infrastructure, including an increase in the National Productivity Investment Fund (public…

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NIC fires starting gun on shaping the future of UK infrastructure

It’s been nearly three years in the making and marks the culmination of the first phase of work in shaping the future of UK infrastructure but the industry reaction to the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) first ever National Infrastructure Assessment (NIA) has been overwhelmingly positive with invested parties now waiting to see how the government…

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Tideway’s Kaleidoscopic Hoardings

Construction sites, more often than not, are both eyesores and safety hazards. PressOn partnered with Tideway to integrate eye-catching safety fencing into the dozens of construction sites across the city. Find the full article at Big Picture  

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Tideway at NCE TechFest 19th September 2018

Tideway was well represented at NCE’s TechFest this year, with Chief Technical Officer Roger Bailey taking part in a panel discussion early in the day as to how the major industry bodies are driving the innovation agenda.  Alongside fellow panelists Professor David Fisk, Commissioner, National Infrastructure Commission and Shashi Verma, Chief Technology Officer & Director, Customer Experience,…

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SME start-up in Block Chain

I have had this come into me at KTN, if you would like to more about this company, then please get in contact: “I have a London-based tech start-up looking to partner with contractors and project consultancies in the construction sector in the UK and Ireland. The company has developed a blockchain-based “smart contracts” solution…

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Atkins predicts exciting developments in the aerospace industry

A series of new white papers has been released by the experts at Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, exploring the evolving landscape of the aerospace sector, as growing fleets and the need to lower costs see the industry increasingly embracing new technology. In the white paper entitled Current and emerging trends in the…

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