Sulzer Pumps

Sulzer Pumps

The Background Sulzer Pump Solutions Ireland, based in Wexford, has a wide range of pump manufacturing capabilities, including machining, assembly, motor winding, packaging, and shipping of submersible pumps for the submersible wastewater segment. A product research and development team is located on site, and the plant in Wexford is home to a state-of-the-art product testing… Continue reading Sulzer Pumps

Solaris Nexum

The Background Artist Alexandra Carr spent two years dedicated to the making of Solaris Nexum. Her largest commission to date, it is also one of the most technical, detailed and engineered piece she has produced so far as an artist. She says that the mathematics and problem solving aspects of the process are just as… Continue reading Solaris Nexum

Chilbolton Observatory

The Background Based in Hampshire, England and designed, built, and commissioned in the 1960s, the STFC Chilbolton Observatory conducts research in atmospheric science, radio communications, astronomy, space science and technology. The innovative 25 metre antenna is capable of moving at up to three degrees per second, whilst accurately pointing to any part of the sky.… Continue reading Chilbolton Observatory

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