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    Our reputation is founded on 150 years of technical excellence and innovation, our entrepreneurial spirit and our future-focused approach.

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News & Comment

  1. Paula McMahon

    Paula McMahon among TOP 50 Women in Engineering

    24 Jun 2019

    We talk to Structures Engineer, Paula McMahon, about her career path in the industry as she is selected as one of the Top 50 Women in Engineering (WE50) 2019: Current and Former Apprentices by the Women’s Engineering Society.

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  2. Financial Results 2017-18

    Financial Results 2017-18

    18 Jun 2019

    The results show growth in both profit and cash, demonstrating a steadily improving performance in what remains a volatile market.

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  3. The Lumen - Sean Took

    Spotlight on The Lumen

    14 Jun 2019

    The steel frame of the eight-storey office development glistens in the spring sunshine as Project Manager Sean Took opens the cabin door and we step out onto site for a whistlestop tour of The Lumen in Newcastle.

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  4. Alison Cox appointed to Executive Board

    Alison Cox joins the Executive Board

    13 Jun 2019

    We are delighted to announce that Alison Cox, currently Project Director at Battersea Power Station Phase 3A, will be joining Sir Robert McAlpine’s Executive Board as Executive Director Engineering and Technical Services.

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  5. Register now for the G4C National Conference

    G4C National Conference: Generation for Tech

    12 Jun 2019

    We are thrilled to be the lead sponsor of the G4C National Conference in Leeds on 18th June, which explores how the younger generation is using technology to make our industry better, faster, stronger.

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  6. Photo credit: UKBE and Paul Greenwood Photography

    Success at the Inspire Awards

    11 Jun 2019

    Congratulations to Anjana Raj, our Regional Community Manager for Scotland and the Northern region, who was crowned “Most Inspiring Mentor” at the Inspire Awards, held in Manchester, on Wednesday 5th June.

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