Month: January 2018

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Ellena Tangi

January 30, 2018

Carmichael UK recruiter Penelope Ware wins Considerate Constructors Award!

CarmichaelUK Senior Business Manager; Penelope Ware was presented with the Considerate Constructors Scheme Hero Award to recognise and thank her for the care, dedication and determination she demonstrated when working with the A14 to place Jamie back into the construction industry. Pam Hobson, Stakeholder Director at A14 (IDT) nominated Penelope for the award and told us: … Continue reading Carmichael UK recruiter Penelope Ware wins Considerate Constructors Award!
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Ellena Tangi

January 29, 2018

PROJECT UPDATE: HINKLEY POINT C

The construction of Hinkley Point C in Somerset continues to make good progress with over 2,000 workers on site each day. Two concrete batching plants have now been completed, which allows production of up to 2,000 tonnes of concrete on site, each day. Throughout its 10 year construction, Hinkley Point C will: Create over 25,000 … Continue reading PROJECT UPDATE: HINKLEY POINT C
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Ellena Tangi

January 26, 2018

Paws for a minute! Carmichael UK offices are visited by furry friends

In 2016/17, there were reportedly 526,000 workers suffering from work-related stress, depression or anxiety. This accounted for 12.5 million working days lost due to ill-health caused by work-related issues. As part of our ongoing commitment to improving our mental and physical wellbeing at work, the CarmichaelUK offices organise quarterly ‘Wellness at Work Sessions’ to encourage … Continue reading Paws for a minute! Carmichael UK offices are visited by furry friends
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Ellena Tangi

January 25, 2018

Spotlight on: Jamie @ A14

Last week we paid a visit to the Highways England A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon project offices to meet many of our contractors and drop a delivery of our infamous sweet treats off. Between now and completion in December 2020, sections of the A1 and the A14 will be widened and a brand new section of A14 … Continue reading Spotlight on: Jamie @ A14
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Darren Scott

January 22, 2018

Offering Work Experience to People who have Barriers to Employment

Around 50% of people with a disability want to be in full-time paid employment, yet only 10% actually are. As a Disability Confident employer, we want to see a world where people with a disability being in work is the norm and this month we organised work experience in conjunction with Shaw Trust who assist … Continue reading Offering Work Experience to People who have Barriers to Employment
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Ellena Tangi

January 18, 2018

HS2 to unearth hundreds of ancient relics

The HS2 buildings works could unearth hundreds of ancient relics during its construction in what might be the biggest archaeological dig in Britain. Historians and archaeologists alike believe there are several sites along the line where treasures may be dug up from the past. Many of these spots are not far from where the CarmichaelUK … Continue reading HS2 to unearth hundreds of ancient relics
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Darren Scott

January 15, 2018

Project Update: Paddington Station

Work to upgrade Paddington station to prepare for Crossrail continues but the end is in sight with a scheduled completion date of December this year. It’s by no means a small addition to the overall project as the station is undergoing the most significant transformation since the completion of the original building in 1853. A busy … Continue reading Project Update: Paddington Station
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Ellena Tangi

January 12, 2018

CarmichaelUK Sponsors a new Hearing Dog Puppy

Rod and Collette Carmichael have recently paid another visit to the Hearing Dogs for Deaf People HQ in Saunderton, to meet volunteers and sponsor a puppy to support the amazing work they do. The charity trains dogs to alert deaf people to sounds they would otherwise miss – simple sounds that many people take for … Continue reading CarmichaelUK Sponsors a new Hearing Dog Puppy
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Ellena Tangi

January 10, 2018

Recruiting continues on HS2

We have multiple opportunities to work for Tier 1 contractors on one of the biggest projects in the UK. HS2 remains on schedule with main works contracts having been awarded in July last year. Enabling Works contractors are already on board and preparing activities on the ground and we’re keen to talk to candidates about … Continue reading Recruiting continues on HS2
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Ellena Tangi

January 5, 2018

Celebrating the Hummingbird!

Its National Bird Day today and we’re celebrating by paying homage to our own green hummingbird. What has a hummingbird got to do with engineering, construction or recruitment you may ask? Well, the idea came from a programme on the television which showed the characteristics of a hummingbird, it was from that programme that the … Continue reading Celebrating the Hummingbird!
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