Irish Rail

Irish Rail

The Background Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) is the operator of the national railway network of Ireland. Established in 1987, it operates all internal InterCity, Commuter, DART and freight railway services in Ireland. In 2019 alone, IÉ carried 50 million passengers, up from 48 million in 2018. Having a requirement for the supply of eight train… Continue reading Irish Rail

Watergate Theatre

The Background Based in the heart of Kilkenny, Ireland, Watergate Theatre & Music Venue has been entertaining audiences with local, national and international productions for over 25 years. In anticipation of their latest production, Peter Pan, the theatre required a bespoke onstage flying system to lift the actors and help them soar through the air above… Continue reading Watergate Theatre

Harrot Hill

The Background Ward & Burke specialises in the design, manufacture, supply, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of water and wastewater infrastructure with all associated mechanical & electrical, civil, and, environmental, activities in Ireland and the UK. Contracted via North West water company United Utilities and alongside other contractors, Ward & Burke were set to replace… Continue reading Harrot Hill

Monaghan County Council

The Background Monaghan County Council is the authority responsible for local government in County Monaghan, Ireland. The council is responsible for housing and community, roads and transportation, urban planning and development, amenity and culture, and environment. Needing to remove tail lifts from vehicles and place them into a rack easily and effectively, Monaghan County Council… Continue reading Monaghan County Council

Babcock International

The Background Babcock International is a leading provider of critical, complex engineering services which support national defence, save lives and protect communities. Their Devonport Royal Dockyard facility is co-located with HM Naval Base Devonport to form the largest naval support site in Western Europe. Working in partnership with the Ministry of Defence, Babcock provides through-life support… Continue reading Babcock International

Tamar Bridge

The Background Built in the early 60s, the Tamar Bridge is a major crossing over the River Tamar, joining Saltash, Cornwall and Plymouth, Devon together by a 335m road running adjacent to the Royal Albert Bridge. Throughout its time serving as a main cross-county road, Tamar Bridge has achieved multiple records; the bridge was the… Continue reading Tamar Bridge

RRS Sir David Attenborough Winch

The Background Famously known as Boaty McBoatface after an online poll to name the ship went viral, the now-named RRS Sir David Attenborough was built to aid scientists researching oceans, ice and atmosphere, giving them access to state-of-the-art facilities aboard this floating laboratory. Working with the Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC) and the British Antarctic Survey… Continue reading RRS Sir David Attenborough Winch

Kier Group (MoD)

THE BACKGROUND A leading UK construction and infrastructure services company, the Kier group were in need of an extraordinarily large crane with special features for their base at MoD Lyneham. The special features included requiring a high safe working load across a combination of cranes, therefore WH Scott & Son was assigned as Principal Contractor… Continue reading Kier Group (MoD)