Historic bridge as it’s never been seen before – thanks to Hull-based engineers

Historic bridge as it’s never been seen before – thanks to Hull-based engineers

It is one of the world’s oldest suspension bridges, but now it can be seen as never before. Hull-based bridge maintenance, repair and renovation specialist Spencer Group has removed the entire timber decking of the 200-year-old Union Chain Bridge, which links England and Scotland, as part of an essential programme of works to preserve the iconic structure. The bridge, which has a single span of...

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HETA old boy urges apprentices to aim for the top

HETA old boy urges apprentices to aim for the top

Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA) welcomed back a former learner who is now making his mark in industry as they celebrated the achievements of their latest crop of apprentices. Chris Sadler addressed an audience from HETA’s sites in Stallingborough and Foxhills and told of the progress he had made since he attended a similar awards night four years ago. He now works as a control...

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Spencer Group brings expertise to Humber Bridge

Spencer Group brings expertise to Humber Bridge

Engineering specialist Spencer Group will soon start work on an essential maintenance project that will help to secure the long-term structural integrity of the Humber Bridge. Spencer Group is renowned for its expertise in long-span bridge repair and refurbishment, having previously delivered a series of projects in this field, including the world’s largest bridge cable anti-corrosion project at...

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Apprentices settle in to new £4.5m facility

Apprentices settle in to new £4.5m facility

A new £4.5 million training centre opened its doors to apprentice engineers from across the region and earned accolades from the young learners and from the instructors. The teenagers who have stepped up from schools and colleges to join Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA) told how they were attracted to engineering by friends and family who have progressed into successful...

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Allenby Commercial welcomes Hayley Group to Trade Yard Scunthorpe

Allenby Commercial welcomes Hayley Group to Trade Yard Scunthorpe

Allenby Commercial has welcomed Hayley Group to the Trade Yard Scunthorpe, where the nationwide engineering supplies group joins other established operators including Tool Station, Howdens Joinery, Motor Parts Direct and Valley Carpets. Allenby is now poised to complete the acquisition from North Lincolnshire Council of a nearby site of more than 12 acres which forms part of the flagship...

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