When it comes to high voltage switchgear, absolute operational certainty is vital – and something that has long-since been associated with this type of heavy-duty infrastructure. But, did you know that oil-filled switchgear can be prone to failure and faults – meaning that meticulous maintenance procedures need to be followed?
We have had some outstanding entries to our photo of the month competition, which has made choosing a winner even more difficult than last time!
February may have brought us an array of adverse weather conditions, but that didn’t stop our team capturing some fantastic images for our monthly competition.
Electrical engineering firm, Smith Brothers Contracting Ltd, has commenced design work for two new gas peaking plants in Lancashire. The contract will be delivered on behalf of infrastructure investment and asset management firm, Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners.
We may have spent the first month of 2021 in a national lockdown, but that hasn’t stopped our budding photographers capturing some amazing Covid friendly shots as part of January’s photo of the month competition.
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.