Spring has Sprung: April Update #4 – beable Wearable Plans, HS2 Manchester, Waterloo Redev, Pimlico Homes, Dangerous Buildings

beable Wearable Plans EMS’ beable Wearable bracelet is being scoped for development to transition into a device to protect workers by understanding and transmitting location data and communicating dangerous / restricted areas to workers (access control) with the effect of making the site more productive and safer. Check back for more updates soon! Beable Saves Construction From COVID Luckily, technology exists so Construction sites can stay open an...

Lockdown Over: April Update #3 – beable Wearable Contract Win, Tarmac at Tilbury Port, Kier Housing Sale, UK Construction Week

Lockdown Over: April Update #3 – beable Wearable Contract Win, Tarmac at Tilbury Port, Kier Housing Sale, UK Construction Week
Beable Contract Win at North London Waste Authority EMS’ beable has secured an ongoing contract with North London Heat and Power Project to provide providing social distancing bracelets for around 150 contractors across 7 contractors being Galldris, Barhale, Taylor Woodrow, Wood Group, Arup, Buckingham, and DSM with purpose-built software to enable the site to continue to remain open and productive during the current COVID social distancing restrict...

Construction Boom, New City Skyrise, beable Pilot Win, Lower Thames Crossing & HS2

Construction Boom, New City Skyrise, beable Pilot Win, Lower Thames Crossing & HS2
UK Construction Output Highest in 7 Years Housebuilding, civil engineering, and commercial work expanded at the highest rate since 2014 in March 2021 due to rescheduled start dates of many major projects and increased spending in infrastructure. This caused the most jobs to be created in 2 years and a strong upturn in materials demand along with longer wait times on deliveries and increase in prices, but mostly from imported items which could be refle

EMS Exploring Connectivity in Logistics: Digital Warehouses of the Future Online Event

EMS hosted an informative and insightful event on Connectivity in Logistics this week. The esteemed panel discussed aspects of technology and organisational change specifically pertaining to warehouses, including some interesting examples using WiFi6, 5G and 4G. Mike Flynn Mike Flynn discussed how to make people change without setting things on fire! Given Mike’s formidable experience building new systems and processes that come with them, an...

Happy Easter! April Update –

Happy Easter! April Update –
Infrastructure Projects Did you know that many of the 350 contracts to be awarded under The National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline have yet to be published and awarded? Last June the Government published a forward view on infrastructure projects for 2020/21, including construction work (building, design & build and civil engineering contracts), repair and maintenance, architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services, and