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Everyone Home Safe Everyday - Exhibition 26th Jan 2017

Height Specialists Meets God

All buildings need regular maintenance churches included. Technicians at Height Specialists made sure this special place was safely accessible.

Amec Forster Wheeler Helping With Third Runway

Amec Foster Wheeler recently announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Heathrow Airport Limited to help secure permission for the building of a third runway.

ARCH Passes With Flying Colours

ARCH had a very successful annual audit by Achilles on 11 November 2016.

Global Power Station Chimney Services Contract Awarded To Zenith

Zenith were extremely pleased to announce that they have been awarded a global power station chimney services contract by one of the world’s leading power companies.

Industrial Services Contract Awarded to Wood Group By Shell

A new three year contract with Shell has been awarded to Wood Group. The contract is to deliver industrial services to the St Fergus gas processing plant plant is in Aberdeenshire and the Mossmorran gas processing plant and Braefoot Bay marine terminal in Fife, Scotland. Wood Group PSN’s industrial service line business, Wood Group Industrial Services (WGIS), will provide fabric integrity maintenance and site support under the contract, which has the option to be extended for up to four years.

35-year-old Willemsbrug Given Renovation by Venko

Venko will begin work early next year with the paint works on the bridge. Venko have been awarded this extensive contract following a competitive tender procedure of the Rotterdam municipality.

Safety ensured by Abfad’s Rope Rescue

Abfad's rope access and safety teams are constantly in action all over the UK. Carrying out emergency rescue and safety cover for employee's working in confined spaces or working at height in a number of different industries.

Four Thousand Meters of Safety for Abacus

Abcas were employed by North Devon Council to undertake a full slope stabilisation project in Ilfracombe harbour as part of a redevelopment scheme providing new fishing stores below the slope.

Multi-Year Contract on Hibernia in Canada Wood Group Awarded

Wood Group have recently won a five year contract to provide engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services to the Hibernia platform, offshore Newfoundland, from Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC). The contract will be carried out by Wood Group’s Eastern Canada operations, in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. This has the potential of two additional five year contract extensions.

AIS Builds Training Centre In Aberdeen

AIS are ecstatic to announce the expansion of their new business in Aberdeen, with the opening of a new 16,000 sq. ft. training centre in Kingshill Commercial Park, pipped to be one of the most up to date and modern training centres in the world.

Abfad’s Cleans Paddington Station

Paddington train station roof, has been given a clean bill of health, thanks to ADfab's rope access team.

Hightec announces new lightweight pulley.

Heightec were ecstatic to announce the release of their brand new lifting and lowering pully, the Tornado which is to be used in every aspect of work at height and also as a vital piece of rescue equipment within the business.

Safecontractor accreditation given to Access North Structures

Access North Structures have announce that their commitment to health and safety has been recognised with the award of Safecontractor accreditation.

TRAC awarded contract with Plant Integrity Management

TRAC Oil & Gas Ltd have been awarded a new five-year contract with Plant Integrity Management Ltd (PIM).

24 HOURS OF HORSESHOE HELL EXPERIENCED BY DMM

DMM will be participating in this year’s 24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell (24HHH).

UAV Helping CAN Reach New Heights

With headquarters situated in Aberdeen CAN Group has heightened its inspection engineering service portfolio after introducing a specifically built (UAV) system, CANdrone, to make inspections of resources on and off land.

Specialist Access Services At Great Height In Brussels

Rigmar was recently given a contract by BAM Alliance to give specialist access services at NNHQ in Brussels.

BLASTING & PAINTING SECTOR CONTRIBUTES TO THE PROJECT OF REPAIRING THE DRILLSHIP OCEAN BLACK LION.

The painting and blasting AV Offshore sector have agreed a contract with ASTICAN to allow engagement in multiple rope access work with rope access Techniques in the drillship OCEAN BLACK LION. The extraordinary new rig is a vessel which is currently owned by the American oil company DIAMOND OFFSHORE.

Bilfinger Short Listed at Oil and Gas UK Awards

Bilfinger Salamis UK announced recently that they have been short listed as a potential winner in two categories at the 2016 Oil and Gas UK awards. 

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