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    SPEN-Web

    Scottish Power Energy Networks appoints Network Plus for Wood pole overhead lines contract in the Manweb licence area

    We are delighted to announce the award of a long term contract with Scottish Power Energy Networks for the provision of wood pole overhead lines services. The framework will see Network Plus extend its current Wood Pole Overhead Line portfolio with SPEN, having secured work across two of the largest areas in the Manweb licence area, covering Mid Wales and Dee Valley Oswestry.

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    Mobilising Yorkshire Water Contracts

    The team at Network Plus are busy mobilising contracts for Yorkshire Water. Following award wins for Metering Services, Repair and Maintenance and Developer Services contracts, we’re working closely with Yorkshire Water to plan the smooth transfer of activities, people and systems.

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    SUPPORTING CHARITIES

    The team at Network Plus are delighted to have raised over £50,000 during 2020 in support of our three company nominated charities. We support the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust (CAFT), Macmillan Cancer Support and the Toy Appeal.

    State of the art Halo system used to reduce COVID-19 risk

    Network Plus are using a state-of-the-art body temperature monitoring system, HALO at key UK sites to detect potential COVID -19.
    HALO uses a combination of artificial intelligence and thermal imaging to instantaneously monitor the temperature of everyone entering a business premise. The sophisticated system detects individuals with a temperature greater than 37.8 degrees Celsius; an automated alert is created, and precautionary measures can be taken.

    Network Plus COVID-19 ready

    Following the latest Government announcements, we are taking steps to ensure our workplaces are COVID-19 ready. These include clear signs around our offices and depots, hand sanitiser stations and social distancing reminders. We are keen that Network Plus remains a great and safe place to work.

    WATER INDUSTRY AWARDS

    WWT’s Water Industry Awards 2020 Finalists

    The water industry relies on its contractors and supply chain partners to drive forward best practice in construction, innovate techniques and sustainability, while maintaining high health and safety and employment standards. We have been shortlisted for this award based on our demonstration of a combination of commercial success, agenda-setting innovation, environmental stewardship and workforce best practice.

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    Service Plus – Merrions Wood

    We have been carrying out the installation of new water mains on behalf of South Staffordshire Water in Merrions Wood, an ancient woodland situated in grade II listed parkland. The wood is home to a variety of protected species.  We received a great thank you letter from ‘Friends of Merrions Wood’ – a group set up to promote and protect the local nature reserve.

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    Storm Ciara – Network Plus resilience support

    We’ve been supporting our client, UK Power Networks to respond to Storm Ciara by providing over 80 qualified overhead lines resources and 24 arborists (tree cutting specialists). We’ve been repairing and restoring power supplies in UK Power Networks’ area. Our co-ordinator, Gareth Bowe and Emergency Response Manager, Sharon Sutton have worked really closely with UK Power Networks Operational Managers to identify suitable resources in an agile manner.

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    Network Plus supports United Utilities to renew 24km of water pipes in West Cumbria

    We’re working collaboratively with our client United Utilities, to renew 24km of water pipelines in West Cumbria. This major resilience project is to ensure continuous supplies of water for future generations. We’ve deployed a variety of techniques to renew the pipes, including sliplining and innovative use of ‘ice pigging’. John Hilton, Project Director at United Utilities gave us some great feedback recently:

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    Network Plus Winter Resilience

    We work closely with our clients to prepare winter resilience plans. Careful planning paid off recently, when we supported Cadent over a 4 day period up to Christmas Eve. Working alongside Cadent resources, we deployed additional engineers and teams from across the country to work in the London area. In total, we mobilised 27 teams in less than 10 hours to provide extra cover. Stuart Fraser, Chief Executive said “this shows that we can provide a fast, flexible service to clients, working collaboratively to support them when they need it most”.

    Electricity North West

    New four year underground cable works framework with Electricity North West (ENW)

    We are delighted to announce that Network Plus (formerly T&K Gallagher) have been awarded a long term contract with Electricity North West to provide underground cable works. The scope of works will include new connections, asset replacement, operations and maintenance , diversions, faults, disconnections and rechargeable works for customers. We will be delivering services in the Northern area of the ENW footprint