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Giving wildlife a crossroads

Giving wildlife a crossroads
An issue of increasing importance is conserving our natural environment around the ever expanding infrastructure in the UK. Particularly, roads and railways can present an insurmountable obstacle to wildlife, with thousands of animals becoming victims of road kill and presenting a sizeable hazard to transport users.
28th September 2016

Distribution centre footbridge completed

Distribution centre footbridge completed
The turnkey delivery and installation from ECS Engineering Services of a new cycle and footbridge has been completed for a supermarket distribution centre in North London. Having a long term relationship with Cauntons, the principal supplier of the steelwork for the construction of the new building the project arose.
16th September 2016

Pedestrian and cycle bridge technology brought to the UK

Pedestrian and cycle bridge technology brought to the UK
  New technology for cycle and foot bridges, being built around Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) technology to provide a durable, lightweight, modern alternative to traditional construction materials, is coming to the UK from ECS Engineering Services.
30th August 2016


Expert fabrication to attend RWM Exhibition

Expert fabrication to attend RWM Exhibition
Another attendance has been confirmed for the RWM Exhibition 2016, by ECS Engineering Services. The Nottinghamshire based fabrication and water control experts will be available at stand E22 in the Energy Event, which will take place from 13th-14th September at the NEC Birmingham.
11th August 2016

Anglian pumping station to receive first refurbishment since being built

Anglian pumping station to receive first refurbishment since being built
The Environment Agency has identified a number of strategic water pumping stations where significant improvements can be made. After a review of energy use, ECS Engineering Services has been contracted to complete one of the biggest projects as a part of the refurbishment programme.
14th July 2016

New screwpumps improve efficiency and reliability for treatment works

New screwpumps improve efficiency and reliability for treatment works
As part of a continuous improvement programme, Severn Trent Water identifies and replaces equipment that has reached the end of its service life. A recent project in South Yorkshire involved the replacement of four Archimedes screwpumps that had achieved over 30 years in service. The contract was delivered by ECS Engineering Services as a turnkey solution for the tier 1 contractor, NMCNomenca.
9th June 2016

ECS completes full refurbishment of Archimedes screw pump for Scottish Water

ECS completes full refurbishment of Archimedes screw pump for Scottish Water
When a piece of pumping equipment wears out, it is usually essential to complete the repair as soon as possible, but when it is on the scale of a large Archimedes screw pump, some expert help is generally needed. So, when one of its screw pumps suffered an unexpected failure, Scottish Water called on ECS Engineering Services to complete the repair work.
26th May 2016

ECS Thames lock gate replacement projects completed

ECS Thames lock gate replacement projects completed
As part of a £1.8 million investment in the refurbishment of a number of its assets along the River Thames, the Environment Agency (EA) has replaced the lock gates at both Romney and Marlow. This complex part of the project was delivered by ECS Engineering Services as a turnkey solution that involved considerable in-house design and steel fabrication work.
17th March 2016

A guide to specifying weed and trash screens

A guide to specifying weed and trash screens
Flood defence schemes and drainage systems depend on the unhindered flow of water, either using gravity or with the assistance of a pumping station. In either case, a properly specified and designed screen can provide an invaluable defence in preventing blockages and debris from damaging pumps. 
10th March 2016

UK’s first InfraCore FRP road bridge floated down Thames

UK’s first InfraCore FRP road bridge floated down Thames
Engineers from the Environment Agency (EA) have been able to inspect the first InfraCore road bridge made using fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) after it paused on the River Thames outside Environment Agency offices before continuing on to the installation site at Mapledurham. The 13 metre long bridge, which weighs less than 13 tonnes, was being transported to the weir and lock complex using floating pontoons.
3rd March 2016

New HDPE flap valve cuts energy consumption for Welsh pumping station

New HDPE flap valve cuts energy consumption for Welsh pumping station
Natural Resources Wales has upgraded one of its drainage pumping stations with the introduction of a new Archimedes screw pump equipped with a new High Density Polyethylene flap valve. The project was designed and installed by ECS Engineering Services with initial energy consumption figures showing a reduction of over 40% compared to the original arrangement.
25th February 2016

Winds of change for 26-tonne Trent tidal gate replacement project

Winds of change for 26-tonne Trent tidal gate replacement project
Having been in service for over 75 years, the tidal gate at West Stockwith in Nottinghamshire has been replaced as part of a continual improvement programme being carried out by the Environment Agency (EA). The project, which took just over 3 months to complete, was awarded to ECS Engineering Services as part of its framework agreement with the EA.
28th January 2016

ECS renews sluice automation equipment for EA

ECS renews sluice automation equipment for EA
As the Environment Agency (EA) continues its programme to upgrade water control structures on the River Lee, it has contracted ECS Engineering Services to replace the actuators and gearboxes on the sluice gates at Rammey Marsh. The project also delivered improved automation and reliability which reduced maintenance costs.
18th December 2015

Automation of flood defences improves safety

Automation of flood defences improves safety
Work to improve the flood defences in the North Yorkshire village of Skinningrove is continuing with the help of ECS Engineering Services, which has installed and commissioned the latest improvement to the scheme. The improvements are the result of a combined effort from the local council, the Environment Agency (EA) and local residents.
26th November 2015

New composite, lightweight material for bridge decks

New composite, lightweight material for bridge decks
The latest innovation in fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) technology can now be used to improve the durability of bridge decks in the UK, thanks to ECS Engineering Services, which has the rights to supply and install a range of products constructed using InfraCore Inside technology. This innovative, lightweight and maintenance-free product can be installed on a new, existing or refurbished substructure.
24th November 2015

ECS to install new Archimedes screw pumps for Severn Trent Water

ECS to install new Archimedes screw pumps for Severn Trent Water
ECS Engineering Services has been awarded the contract to replace seven screw pumps as part of a larger contract for NMC Nomenca. Split between two Severn Trent Water sewage treatment plants, the project installations are due to start in October and will run concurrently to ensure a timely completion. 
30th September 2015

ECS Engineering Services to improve safety of flood defence scheme

ECS Engineering Services to improve safety of flood defence scheme
The Environment Agency has been working closely with the local council and residents of the North Yorkshire village of Skinningrove to improve the flood defences, following two devastating events in 2000. ECS has recently been contracted to further improve the scheme with the addition of linear actuators that will lower a set of bridge railings to prevent the build-up of debris during flood conditions.
27th August 2015

ECS continues support for British Antarctic Survey station

ECS continues support for British Antarctic Survey station
The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has been undertaking scientific research on and around the Antarctic continent for over 60 years. The extremes of weather mean that the various structures used to house equipment, laboratories, workshops and accommodation are continuously being improved and replaced. ECS Engineering Services has been supporting this work by supplying high specification, bespoke steel fabrications each year for the last 20 years.
26th July 2015

ECS continues flood prevention work in South Yorkshire

ECS continues flood prevention work in South Yorkshire
The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs has continued to award funding to local councils across the country to help with improving flood prevention measures. For Rotherham Borough Council this has enabled them, with the help of the Environment Agency and ECS Engineering Services, to install new trash screens as part of a series of flood alleviation schemes.
16th June 2015

New flood defence calls for hydraulic actuated penstock

New flood defence calls for hydraulic actuated penstock
As the Environment Agency continues its work to improve flood defences around the country, in the Northern region, it has chosen to install a new spillway and hydraulically actuated penstock, which will make the flood defences at Market Weighton, in East Yorkshire, compliant with the 1975 Reservoirs Act. The project included a large trash screen and a new control kiosk all of which was designed and installed by ECS Engineering Services.
16th April 2015


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