Engineering has a central role to play in the UK’s wealth and fortunes; however, there is a staffing shortage of those with the right training and academic background entering the industry. Around a third of engineering graduates do not go on to work for an engineering employer, therefore there’s an increased push to get school-leavers … Continue reading Apprentices, ex offenders & ex forces sought to close skills gap
With winter around the corner and the de-icer at the ready, we all know that working in the cold can be dangerous if you don’t take the necessary precautions to keep your body warm and dry on site. Cold stress can occur when the body is unable to warm itself up and can lead to … Continue reading Top Tips: Keeping Warm on Site
Last week, Nikki Norris our senior compliance administrator passed her Health and Safety qualification and has started to visit our clients and workers on rail sites to ensure everyone is working safely and compliantly. Nikki has both her IOSH and PTS training certifications, meaning she is fully compliant to go on to rail sites. The … Continue reading CarmichaelUK staff begin health & safety visits to rail sites
Nearly 170 years after Sir Joseph Bazalgette revolutionised the way water waste flowed through London, work has begun on the new 4.2bn super sewer which is urgently needed to halt the tonnes of sewage being spilt into the tidal section of the River Thames every year. When the original sewer was built, London had a … Continue reading Exploring the Route of the Thames Tideway Tunnel
Mobile apps are improving all the time, and we thought it would be great to create a list of our 5 favourite FREE construction related games and simulators available RIGHT NOW, on both iPhone and Android. Eden – The Game Device: IOS & Android Price: Free Rating: 4.6/5 Eden is the most highly rated game … Continue reading 5 best construction simulators games for your phone or tablet
Tomorrow’s Engineers week has started! From the 6th – 10th November Engineering UK aims to squash misconceptions young people, teachers and parents may have of the engineering industry, and create the next generation of engineers by helping young people from all backgrounds understand the variety and opportunities presented by a career in engineering. Their aim … Continue reading Tomorrow’s Engineers Week: Inspiring the next generation of Engineers
In the construction industry, technology is vital. The use of virtual and augmented reality is allowing architects to communicate and collaborate better with clients and engineers are able to create better plans and spot potential issues before they become real. Drones are reducing the time it takes to produce accurate land surveys and Building Information … Continue reading 4 Ways Technology is Improving Health & Safety in Construction.