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Darren Scott

September 25, 2017

Supporting Rail Safety Week 2017

This week is Rail Safety Week 2017, the aim of which is to address, engage, promote and bring rail safety to the forefront of people’s minds. Injuries to passengers are well documented and last year, over 7000 were recorded on mainline services, the bulk of which are attributed to slips, trips and falls. A further … Continue reading Supporting Rail Safety Week 2017
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Ellena Tangi

September 22, 2017

Top Tips for a Greener Construction Industry

We’re spreading the word about World Green Building Week which takes place from the 25th September to 1st October. The construction and demolition sector is the largest generator of waste in the UK. Buildings contribute to climate change, and account for over a third of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions – we need to reduce … Continue reading Top Tips for a Greener Construction Industry
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Ellena Tangi

September 19, 2017

Top 5 Construction and Engineering TV Documentaries

We all need a break from time to time, and we’ve put together some of the best TV shows and documentaries that are all about construction and engineering to help you wind down and relax. Impossible Engineering This series explores extraordinary triumphs of modern-day engineering, as well as introducing the pioneers behind the jobs, whose … Continue reading Top 5 Construction and Engineering TV Documentaries
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Darren Scott

September 14, 2017

Attending Armed Forces Insight Day

At CarmichaelUK we recognise the commitment it takes to serve your country and we value the skills and experiences of the thousands of men and women who leave the armed forces each year. We have already helped a number of ex-military personnel to find a new career in construction and the response from our clients … Continue reading Attending Armed Forces Insight Day
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Ellena Tangi

September 12, 2017

The Challenge of Climate Change for the Construction Industry

The construction industry is a notorious user of resources. Previously, the energy used in constructing and operating buildings in the UK was responsible for half of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. More recently, various buildings and developments have been built with the main focus on reducing greenhouse emissions and helping businesses reduce their carbon footprint to … Continue reading The Challenge of Climate Change for the Construction Industry
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Darren Scott

September 8, 2017

The 10 most impressive Civil Engineering Projects of all time!

Students of the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Norwich have created a list – The Top 10 Most Impressive Civil Engineering Projects of All Time – with the most impressive engineering works, from the beginning of history to the present day. The Top 10 is formed by the following constructions, take a look and let us know in the comments if you … Continue reading The 10 most impressive Civil Engineering Projects of all time!
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Darren Scott

September 5, 2017

8 LinkedIn Groups for Construction & Engineering Professionals

LinkedIn has undoubtedly become a vital tool in the kit of any professional who understands that the key to successful career development is engagement and networking. With over 332 million members and 2 new users joining every second, it’s the biggest professional social media platform on earth and is definitely more effective for connecting with … Continue reading 8 LinkedIn Groups for Construction & Engineering Professionals
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Darren Scott

September 1, 2017

CarmichaelUK Signs BuildForce Alliance Charter

This week, we were honoured to further our commitment to members of the military by becoming members of the BuildForce Alliance, a network of construction employers, industry bodies and military charities working with the MoD and Government to identify vacancies and offer training to Ex- Forces personnel to better transition into sustainable employment in the construction … Continue reading CarmichaelUK Signs BuildForce Alliance Charter
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Darren Scott

August 29, 2017

Health & Safety Tour at Crossrail’s Whitechapel Station

The £15bn ‘Elizabeth Line’ is due to start operating in December next year, with full completion in 2019, when it will carry 200 million passengers every year.  The 73-mile route stretches from Reading and Heathrow in the West, weaving beneath the surface of central London, and carrying on out to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in … Continue reading Health & Safety Tour at Crossrail’s Whitechapel Station
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Ellena Tangi

August 23, 2017

CarmichaelUK supports Bucks Young Carers

This month, CarmichaelUK staff spent an afternoon volunteering at the annual Bucks Young Carers Family Fun Day. Bucks Young Carers is a charity that helps provide assistance to young carers, who often forgo areas of their childhood in helping to care for their parent or guardians. The family fun day gives children the opportunity to enjoy … Continue reading CarmichaelUK supports Bucks Young Carers
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