As is the case for many of our peers, the past 12 months have been something of a challenge when it comes to ‘human logistics’. While our office-based roles switched seamlessly to remote working, for our electrical engineers – who spend a significant amount of time on the road – we had to make some swift changes.
Earlier this month – as part of Time to Talk Day 2021 and in conjunction with Mates in Mind – the Smith Brothers Contracting team ‘downed tools’ for an hour, to focus on the importance of talking.
As the first month of 2021 draws to a close, we thought we’d take a look back at our final winners and runners up of the photo of the month competition for 2020.
Yorkshire-headquartered Smith Brothers Contracting Ltd is well underway with the design, build and energisation of a 20MW gas peaking power plant in Ebbw Vale, Wales, on behalf of developer Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners.
What better way to begin 2021, than with the news that we have been accredited for our continued commitment to occupational health and safety, with certification under ISO 45001?
As an electrical engineering company which spends a lot of time working on renewable energy projects, we’re always keen to hear how we can make our own organisation more sustainable. And, while awareness of our carbon footprint is not a new concept, attitudes towards the environment have changed significantly over the last 10 years.
Last month, managing director of Smith Brothers, Dave Ogden, spoke to Electrical Engineering magazine to take a look at the various options available for sustainable connections – and the advantages of the alternatives. In case you missed it, you can catch up, below.
Electrical engineering firm, Smith Brothers Contracting Ltd, has connected two solar farms to the grid – collectively generating up to 65MW of clean energy for the UK.