Innovation

Laser-based innovation hits the spot

Award for developing and using crucial component scanning technology recognises our growing profile as an engineering enterprise

08 Feb 2017

Innovation

Efficient and effective

We’re driving productivity improvements through our unique delivery approach, with a focus on efficient and effective processes across all of our operations

19 Jan 2017

Innovation

Innovating to increase productivity

A new product, developed by Select Plant Hire and design consultancy IDC to improve crane safety and productivity, made the shortlist of a prestigious engineering award.

18 Jan 2017

Innovation

Savings evidenced with DfMA concrete columns

Explore Manufacturing’s concrete columns have been proven to offer significant savings in terms of cost, steel content and embodied carbon, by fulfilling regulatory conditions for a lower Partial Material Factor (PMF).

12 Dec 2016

Innovation

Delivering the goods

Explore Transport's 24/7 transport operation means that the network is always connected

23 Nov 2016

Innovation

Trial uses drone to carry out Crossrail shaft inspections

Ravintheran Kugananthan is spearheading efforts to employ a drone for checks on shafts, services and tunnels at the new Liverpool Street station being delivered by Crossrail

21 Nov 2016

Innovation

The crane driver's friend

On-board cameras fitted to tower cranes on construction sites are making a positive contribution to complex lifting operations.

01 Nov 2016

Innovation

New high-tech manufacturing techniques will speed up construction

Laing O’Rourke continues to innovate in the exploration and adoption of new technologies. We explore how the business is working with leading research centres to make our offsite manufacturing and modular construction techniques even more efficient.

17 Oct 2016

Innovation

Training scheme that's transforming young lives

The man behind Croydon Construkt, which gives young people hands-on experience of jobs in construction, believes it has industry-wide potential.

12 Oct 2016

Innovation

Text messages to warn of sun danger

Construction workers reported suffering sunburn – a major contributor to skin cancer – at least once in the last year.

06 Jun 2016

100,000+

LinkedIn followers and over 30,000 on Twitter

Innovation

Building bathrooms off site

It’s 10 years since we began building bathroom pods in the Middle East for some of the most prestigious buildings in the world. Now, we’ve expanded production to the UK.

13 Apr 2016