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Mirren Dougan

January 15, 2019

Discovering the history of construction

In light of the archaeological find at one of the UK’s most prestigious projects, Thames Tideway’s Booted Man, we’ve decided to delve into the history of Constructio. The history of construction as a recognised independent field dates back to the early 1980s, however construction builds can be dated back to the Neolithic period (also known … Continue reading Discovering the history of construction
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Mirren Dougan

December 17, 2018

Top 2019 construction projects to look out for!

As 2018 draws to a close, we’re taking a look at what 2019 has to offer for the Construction industry! 2018 has been a big year for UK Projects. We’ve seen work begin on projects such as HS2, M6 Smart Motorway & the M1 widening scheme, and saw the completion of many projects such as the … Continue reading Top 2019 construction projects to look out for!
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Ellena Tangi

December 17, 2018

The Science of Santa: An Engineer’s View of Christmas

With Christmas only one week away, we begin to wonder just how Santa preps for his one-night of madness. Of course, the Engineer in all of us wonders just how possible it is to carry a ludicrous amount of presents across the world, on a sleigh with flying reindeers. Below is an Engineer’s answer to … Continue reading The Science of Santa: An Engineer’s View of Christmas
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Ellena Tangi

December 17, 2018

8 Reasons to Consider a Career in Engineering

Known for being one of the challenging fields of study, engineering continues to attract hopeful aspirants because of the promise of a successful career, financial returns and a chance to make a difference by improving the world. In our infographic below we’ve compiled some of the best reasons to think about engineering as a career. Click … Continue reading 8 Reasons to Consider a Career in Engineering
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Joe Carmichael

December 14, 2018

Top 8 Gifts for Engineers this Christmas!

Is the Engineer in your life particularly difficult to buy for? Maybe the Site Secret Santa beckons and you’re struggling to find something to spend your tenner on! If you are in need of a gift for a construction professional, we’ve got a few ideas that are bound to help! From the less expensive to the … Continue reading Top 8 Gifts for Engineers this Christmas!
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Ellena Tangi

December 10, 2018

Staff & Contractors celebrate at joint Christmas Party!

On Saturday 8th December, CarmichaelUK contractors experienced an evening 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, rolling greens, and challenging courses! … Continue reading Staff & Contractors celebrate at joint Christmas Party!
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Ellena Tangi

November 30, 2018

Carmichael UK attend the IRP Awards 2018!

The CarmichaelUK team had a fantastic time at the IRP Awards last night! The annual awards, held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London, on Thursday 29th November are the UK’s largest. The awards are focused solely on the recruitment community and recognise outstanding achievements across a number of industries. This year was our first … Continue reading Carmichael UK attend the IRP Awards 2018!
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Joe Carmichael

November 27, 2018

Rainbow Laces – CarmichaelUK employees spread Stonewall’s message in sport

CarmichaelUK has been working closely with Stonewall over the past 2 years. From sponsoring events to training our staff to understand the challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community. This is very important to us at CarmichaelUK as we want the construction industry to be a wholly inclusive place to work in. We are proud supporters … Continue reading Rainbow Laces – CarmichaelUK employees spread Stonewall’s message in sport
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Ellena Tangi

November 27, 2018

CarmichaelUK shortlisted for IRP Award

Carmichael UK  is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the 2018 IRP Awards. For ten years, the IRP Awards has been celebrating the best practice and professional excellence of our inspirational members. This year, we are proud to have been shortlisted for ‘The Best Company to Work For (50 Employees)’. CarmichaelUK works very hard … Continue reading CarmichaelUK shortlisted for IRP Award
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Ellena Tangi

November 9, 2018

CarmichaelUK proudly supports the Thame Remembers Project to commemorate WW1

CarmichaelUK is proud to support the Thame Remembers Project in commemorating WW1. The Thame Remembers Project was set up in 2014 to commemorate the centenary of World War One, those that fought, and the 212 men from Thame who are mentioned on the town’s war memorial. 300 volunteers from Thame, Oxfordshire, have come together over … Continue reading CarmichaelUK proudly supports the Thame Remembers Project to commemorate WW1
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