Month: December 2016

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Darren Scott

December 30, 2016

Our 2016 Highlights

2016 was a special year for CarmichaelUK as we celebrated our 20th year in business. As you would expect after two decades working in the construction, rail and civil engineering industries there have been many challenges along the way. These have been significantly outweighed by the interesting and exciting ventures that we have been privileged … Continue reading Our 2016 Highlights
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Darren Scott

December 27, 2016

Can We Turn Our Leftovers Into Fuel?

It’s National Leftovers Day and an energy company in Finland is doing something different to celebrate it. Kinkkutemppu is attempting to use Christmas dinner leftovers to create renewable fuel! The company’s anti-waste campaign is using unwanted fat from Christmas hams donated by Finnish households and converting it into renewable diesel at the company’s refinery in Porvoo! Experts … Continue reading Can We Turn Our Leftovers Into Fuel?
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Darren Scott

December 22, 2016

Engineers Required for Ely Southern Bypass

The project, which will begin next month is designed to alleviate congestion around the city and will deliver a new single carriageway road that includes a 500m-long viaduct crossing of the river Great Ouse. The route will bypass the railway level crossing and underpass by providing a new link between Stuntney Causeway and Angel Drove to … Continue reading Engineers Required for Ely Southern Bypass
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Darren Scott

December 19, 2016

Initiative to Employ Ex- Military Personnel begins at CarmichaelUK

In 2017 over 16,000 skilled and experienced UK military personnel will transition out of the Armed Forces and many of them will face the same challenge; finding a new career in the wilds of civilian life. In the current climate, the future is an uncertain one and whilst many of our clients are keen to employ … Continue reading Initiative to Employ Ex- Military Personnel begins at CarmichaelUK
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December 17, 2016

CarmichaelUK Sponsors Platform for Young Entrepreneurs

On 3rd December five finalists in the Small Business Saturday Young Entrepreneurs Competition pitched their business ideas, Dragon’s Den style, to a panel of expert judges. Three winners were announced. The first prize of £500, a trophy, and business mentoring for 12 months went to Thomas Wylam of Princes Risborough School for his idea, CupCycl, … Continue reading CarmichaelUK Sponsors Platform for Young Entrepreneurs
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Darren Scott

December 16, 2016

Big Impact at the Big Rail Diversity Challenge!

This year, we were delighted to be a key sponsor of the Big Rail Diversity Challenge, a day focused on improving the awareness and importance in increasing women in the rail industry. This is a topic that we as a company feel passionate about as we actively promote a workplace for our contractors and staff, … Continue reading Big Impact at the Big Rail Diversity Challenge!
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Darren Scott

December 15, 2016

Shortlist announced for Barking Riverside Extension

Transport for London has shortlisted three bidders to build the £260m extension of the London Overground Gospel Oak to Barking line down to Barking Riverside. Balfour Beatty, Carillion and a VolkerFitzpatrick/Morgan Sindall combined venture have been given the green light to supply detailed bids next year. The works which could begin in late 2017, include … Continue reading Shortlist announced for Barking Riverside Extension
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Darren Scott

December 14, 2016

Construction CV Tips

Is your CV built on solid foundations, or is your mix a little too thin to hold up to scrutiny? Whether you’re a contractor or a tradesman looking for your next permanent position, you need a CV that highlights your skills and experience to an employer. Avoid the vague, and embrace a clear and concise … Continue reading Construction CV Tips
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Darren Scott

December 12, 2016

CarmichaelUK Staff & Contractors celebrate at joint Christmas Party

On Saturday 10th December, CarmichaelUK contractors experienced a day in the rustic English countryside whilst being just a stone’s throw from the heart of London! Our annual Christmas party, just for our contractors took place at Swingers, where our team were transported to a 1920’s golf club, steeped in lush foliage and rolling greens! The … Continue reading CarmichaelUK Staff & Contractors celebrate at joint Christmas Party
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December 12, 2016

London Underground names preferred contractor teams for Future Stations’ Civils & Tunnelling Works

London Underground has named its preferred companies to undertake the £350m Future Stations’ Civils and Tunnelling Works. The joint ventures between Morgan Sindall/BeMo and Taylor Woodrow/Bam Nuttall have won places on all three lots for civils, tunnelling and combined whilst Hochtief secured a place on the combined civils and tunnelling lots. This work is part of … Continue reading London Underground names preferred contractor teams for Future Stations’ Civils & Tunnelling Works
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