McNicholas has been selected as a finalist in the category Sustainable Contractor of the Year in the 2017 Construction News Awards. This year the Construction News Awards are celebrating their 21 years of commending the very best contractors in the UK.
The energy and utilities sector requires 221,000 new recruits by 2027, in order to provide the essential services its customers seek and the infrastructure the UK needs for its economic growth. Industry leaders have come together, as the Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership, to build and launch the first ever joint Workforce Renewal and Skills Strategy for the sector.
We are delighted to announce that in 2016, for the second consecutive year, we achieved more than 4,000,000 hours safe working, further extending our record in 2015 of working to avoid any harm to members of the general public, our supply chain and our employees.
The Winter edition of our in-house 'Connections' magazine is now available. Click on the link below to read about our latest awards, collaborative working relationships, employee updates and work in the community.
On the 5th December 2016 the Alliance was delighted to be awarded the UKPN Capital Programme & Procurement (CP&P) ‘Project of the Year 2016’ Award for their successful delivery of the Beaulieu Park 132kV Diversions scheme in Chelmsford. The award was made by Nirmal Kotecha, UKPN’s Director of CP&P.
McNicholas’ management systems have recently been recognised by our external auditors ISOQAR, as amongst the best in our class.
McNicholas recently collected a certificate marking over six years of carbon reduction as part of the Achilles CEMARS scheme.
McNicholas delighted the staff and pupils of Artigarvan Primary School in Strabane recently when they donated a new Christmas tree as a thank you to the school for their cooperation, understanding and patience whilst work was being carried on the Gas to the West contract in their area. McNicholas client, SGN Natural Gas, added the icing on the cake with a donation of the Christmas lights and a Santa decoration to complete the festive scene.