construction

Construction throughout the history of mankind has been an integral part of everything we do and the life of our planet.

Construction

Building Services

Building services engineers plan, design, monitor, inspect and maintain systems to make buildings comfortable, functional, efficient and safe

Building Services

Waste to Energy

Waste-to-energy or energy-from-waste is the generation of energy in the form of electricity andor heat/waste. W to E is a form of energy recovery

Waste to Energy

Infrastructure

The word infrastructure has been used in English since 1887 and in French since 1875, originally meaning "The installations that form the basis for any operation or system"

Infrastructure

Rail

.Including systems with man or horse power, and tracks or guides made of stone or wood, the history of rail transport dates back as far as the ancient Greeks

Rail

pharmaceutical, medical, and hospitals

The roots of the pharmaceutical industry lie back with the apothecaries and pharmacies that offered traditional remedies as far back as the middle ages, offering a hit-and-miss range of treatments based on centuries of folk knowledge

Pharmaceutical, Medical, & Hospitals

Petro-Chemical

Some four thousand years ago, asphalt was employed in the construction of the walls and towers of Babylon...

Petro-Chemical

Food and Beverage

The history of food and drink has been documented extensively throughout history, a thriving and ever evolving industry...

Food and Beverage

Chemicals and Fine Chemicals

Chemical industries can be traced back to Middle Eastern artisans, who refined alkali and limestone for the production of glass as early as 7,000 B.C., to the Phoenicians who produced soap in the 6th cent.

Chemicals and Fine Chemicals

Hydro

Hydroelectric power has been harnessed in varying forms for well over a century on a commercial/industrial level.

Hydro

Oil & Gas

The use of oil and gas has a long and fascinating history spanning thousands of years. The development of oil and gas has evolved over time and its numerous uses have also expanded and become an integral part of today's global economy.

Oil & Gas

Paper

The first recorded paper mill in the United Kingdom was Sele Mill near Hertford owned by John Tate. Founded around 1488, this mill was visited by King Henry VII some 10 years later and a report of it was printed by Wynken de Worde

Paper

Biomass

Biomass history covers the entire life of our planet. Its natural organic base material formed to become the coal and oil used as a a major energy source today.

Biomass

Automotive

Automotive industry, all those companies and activities involved in the manufacture of motor vehicles, including most components, such as engines and bodies, but excluding tires, batteries, and fuel.

Automotive

Terminals & Storage

Oil and Gas terminals have evolved with the oil and gas and petro-chemicals production, for it’s history please refer to the oil and gas and petro-chemical pages of this website.

Terminals & Storage

Manufacturing/Industrial

The United Kingdom, where the Industrial Revolution began in the late 18th century, has a long history of manufacturing, which contributed to Britain's early economic growth.

Manufacturing/Industrial

Tidal Power

Historically, tide mills have been used both in Europe and on the Atlantic coast of North America.

Tidal Power

Underground Coal Gasification (UCG)

Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Coal mining has had many developments over the recent years

UCG/Coal

Solar Energy

Solar energy is, simply, energy provided by the sun. This energy is in the form of solar radiation, which makes the production of solar electricity possible.

Solar Energy

Power Distribution

The history of the technology of moving electricity far from where it was generated dates from the late 19th century.

Power Distribution

Water

Before 1973 water and sanitation services were provided by water undertakings and sewerage and sewage disposal authorities respectively. Until the 1950s there existed over a thousand water undertakings

Water

Geothermal Energy

The centre of the Earth is around 6000 degrees Celsius; easily hot enough to melt rock

Geothermal Energy

Wind

Since early recorded history, people have been harnessing the energy of the wind. Wind energy propelled boats along the Nile River as early as 5000 B.C

Wind

Aerospace & Avionics

Modern aerospace began with George Cayley in 1799. Cayley proposed an aircraft with a "fixed wing and a horizontal and vertical tail," defining characteristics of the modern airplane

Aerospace & Avionics

Nuclear

Physicist Enrico Fermi first discovered the potential of nuclear fission in 1934, when he bombarded uranium atoms with neutrons and was surprised to discover that the products of this reaction were much lighter than uranium

Nuclear

Shale

The process for extraction of Shale gas is commonly referred to as "Fracking". The basic concept behind fracking has been used for over a century in the US

Shale

Other

Although we specialise in engineering and construction we can also provide personnel for other services

Other