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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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The Great Think Blog – Adam Golden

Hello Tideway! As a newly integrated UCL PhD student at Tideway I thought it was only good and proper to introduce myself. I am researching (very broadly) innovation management within megaprojects and have been invited by ‘The Great Think’ to witness first-hand how it’s done! Innovation management?… surely that’s a paradox I hear you ask…

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Burges Salmon Report: Perspectives on Infrastructure

How we can improve the delivery of UK infrastructure? Is the UK’s infrastructure working? It’s a question that is well worth asking given the importance that our politicians place on the sector for the long-term health of the UK economy. This is why Burges Salmon and Infrastructure Intelligence magazine have partnered to produce a report….

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i3P engaging with ICG and Project 13…

When we published and launched the Technology Roadmap for UK Construction & National Infrastructure at the CLC Leadership Event at MTC on 11th July (see i3P portal to download a copy), as well as the 3 strategic theme roadmaps (Digital Transformation/Manufacturing Construction/Life Cycle Performance) we included an initial roadmap for ‘Non-Technology – Critical Elements’. It has…

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A ‘c’link to the past!

When considering innovative solutions for future challenges, it is always a good idea to look to the past as a form of inspiration and ‘due diligence’ We do it all the time when reviewing business cases that seek Tideway Innovation Forum investment (TIF). But how far you do look? 20 years (RightWay Live has done just…

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What does digital mean for people and organisations? How to survive and thrive!

Updated 02/08/2017 with embedded YouTube recording of the presentation.  Adrian Malone, Atkins Innovation and Collaboration Director, presented a discussion about digital transformation in a 3D online virtual world where participants can join online from anywhere in the world using a laptop, headset and internet connection. Organised by Profession Eddie Obeng as part of the ‘Inspiration series’…

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