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45 Mental Health First Aiders For AmcoGiffen!

Putting our employees at the heart of everything we do, we have been diligently continuing to roll-out the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training across... Read more

AmcoGiffen's New Training Academy!

**Take a sneak peek at AmcoGiffen’s new Training Academy!** Dedicated to bridging the nation’s construction and engineering skills gap and protecting the future of tomorrow’s generation, we’re delighted to announce the upcoming launch of our... Read more

Cowley Junction Star Award!

Recognised for our dedication to safety and sustainability, AmcoGiffen are proud to announce that we have been awarded the prestigious Network Rail STAR award for our site at Cowley Junction in Exeter. Read more

Footballkit Friday For Children With Cancer UK

With a few ‘extra-time’ donations yet to be collected, AmcoGiffen are proud to have raised £535 for Children with Cancer UK so far! Read more

Giving Back To Our Communities

Promoting a culture of collaboration and corporate social responsibility, AmcoGiffen are proud to be playing a significant part in the redevelopment and economic stimulus of Sighthill in Glasgow. Read more

AmcoGiffen To The Rescue!

Following an emergency line closure due to underlying mine workings at Edinburgh's Fort Kinnaird, we are delighted to announce the successful reopening of the Suburban Branch line, between Niddrie West Junction and Niddrie South Junction! Read more

Delivering More Efficient Rail Travel In Scotland

Displaying hard work, dedication, and exceptional project delivery, AmcoGiffen are pleased to announce the successful completion of the Standalane Timber Deck Renewal in South-West Scotland over the weekend. Read more

Keighley And Worth Valley Railway's 50th Anniversary

The iconic railway - featured in the 1970’s film production of The Railway Children - is rich in heritage, and the proud result of decades of hard work. We’re excited to see where the next... Read more

Holmfirth School Pupils Become Engineers For The Day

Introducing local children to the world of civil engineering, AmcoGiffen were thrilled to take part in the School Engagement event at Holmfirth Junior and Infant School earlier his week. With members of our team attending... Read more

AmcoGiffen Support Children With Cancer UK

After a business-wide vote, AmcoGiffen are pleased to announce that our chosen charity for the next 12 months is Children with Cancer UK! Currently funding more than 50 research projects to investigate a broad range... Read more

EngTECH Workshop At AmcoGiffen HQ

Encouraging our hardworking civil engineers to get the credit they deserve for their technical expertise and abilities, AmcoGiffen were delighted to welcome the ICE's Membership Development Officer, Elizabeth Thompson, to our Barnsley office today. Read more

World Of Work Day At Highfield School

Dedicated to bridging our industrial skills gap, raising the interest in construction and engineering, and safeguarding the future of tomorrow’s generation, AmcoGiffen have been participating in numerous school-based activities and training days. Read more

Celebrating Our Women In Engineering!

Meeting with Network Rail in Scotland yesterday, we’ve been collaboratively celebrating International Women in Engineering day businesswide, for engineers and engineering support alike. At AmcoGiffen, we are joining the campaign to raise the bar! Here’s... Read more

Emergency Intervention At Crosshill Station

Using innovation to safeguard the railway infrastructure, and protect our lineside neighbours and the travelling public, AmcoGiffen successfully delivered emergency intervention at Crosshill Station’s boundary wall earlier this week. Read more

Best Of Barnsley Awards!

Dedicated to mental and physical staff wellbeing, AmcoGiffen are thrilled to be shortlisted in the ‘Best Health and Wellbeing Initiative’ category for 2018’s 'Best of Barnsley Awards'! Read more

Back To Back Weekend Success For Scotland!

Celebrating back-to-back weekend successes for AmcoGiffen’s Scotland team, we’re delighted to announce the successful installation of new U-Decks at Baberton Road last weekend, followed by the safe and effective downtaking of Springkell Avenue overbridge this... Read more

Opening Day At Bennerley Viaduct

Successfully installing a new railway footbridge over the Midland Mainline at Bennerley, AmcoGiffen were delighted to attend the formal opening last Thursday. Read more

Building Mental Health

Continuing our fight to ensure that the industry takes a huge leap in reducing the stigma surrounding mental health, AmcoGiffen are proud to have signed the ‘Building Mental Health Charter’. Read more

National Safety Stand Down

Displaying further dedication to making sure everyone goes home safe every day, all AmcoGiffen project and maintenance teams across the country held an interactive safety stand down last Friday. Read more

Award Recognition For AmcoGiffen!

Continually aiming for excellence in all aspects of our project design and delivery, AmcoGiffen were delighted to be awarded the ‘Runner Up’ accolade for 2 categories at the Rail Partnership Awards in Birmingham yesterday. Read more

Bridge Replacement At Irchester!

Delivered during a 52 hour disruptive possession on the Midland Mainline as part of the L2C Route clearance works, AmcoGiffen are delighted to have been a part of the successful replacement of one of the... Read more

AmcoGiffen Embrace World Environment Day

With World Environment Day coinciding with Volunteers Week, AmcoGiffen are embracing both initiatives and getting stuck in - starting by picking up litter and providing renovations at ‘The Dell’, near our Barnsley Headquarters. Read more

SuperWellness Nutrition Prizes!

Gathering in our Cumbernauld offices, the group and individual winners for Month 1 of our SuperWellness Nutrition Challenge were awarded their prizes last week. Read more

Deck Pour At Cowlairs Bridge!

Working on behalf of Glasgow City Council and Network Rail, we have successfully completed the ‘deck pour’ for the new Cowlairs Bridge - consisting of 375 cubic metres of structural concrete! Read more

Protecting The Nature Reserve...

Continually going above and beyond, AmcoGiffen made it into the Goole Times yesterday, for exceptional works and preservation of the local nature reserve. Read more

Taking On The Three Peaks Challenge!

Raising money in aid of The Christie Hospital in Manchester, and Cancer Research UK (CRUK), AmcoGiffen’s Estimator, Jordan Mills, teamed up with a bunch of his friends to take part in the Three Peaks Challenge! Read more

Gold Card For Kyran!

Dedicated to bridging our industrial skills gap, and expanding the horizons of future generations, AmcoGiffen are proud of our diligent apprentices across the nation – and Kyran Baxter is no exception. Read more

AmcoGiffen Inspiring Change...

We were delighted to attend the 'Inspiring Change Conference' in London earlier this week, alongside other senior industry personnel who can all influence culture change within their organisations. Read more

Stairway To Heaven

Published as the cover story in this month’s Rail Engineer, and aired by the BBC last week, we are delighted to have played a significant part in building ‘The Stairway to Heaven’! Read more

SuperWellness Nutrition Challenge Pays Off!

Committed to providing our employees with the highest quality health and wellbeing support, month 2 of our Superwellness nutrition challenge officially began in Cumbernauld last week, where our office and site based staff noticed exceptional... Read more

Raising Awareness For Mental Health

It is estimated that one in four people will experience a mental health problem in our life due to stress - and it can be easy for us to miss the signs, especially in the... Read more

Building Safety Together

Committed to the highest levels of protection and safety for all our staff, we’ve been undertaking intensive Fire Safety Awareness activities at the AmcoGiffen Headquarters this week. Read more

Green Light For Go!

As part of our Renewals Collaborative Delivery Programme framework in Scotland, we are pleased to confirm the successful completion of another design and construct structures refurbishment project for Network Rail. Read more

Alan Sheffield Is Our New Operations Director!

Joining us as our new Operations Director, Alan Sheffield will be responsible for the leadership, management and development of our current operations within the North business unit, as well as growing the business in emerging... Read more

Stress: Are We Coping?

With research showing that ‘two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes’, Mental Health Awareness Week is a hugely important initiative, designed to collectively reduce the stigma surrounding mental health issues... Read more

Marine Parade Scheme

As part of the Exeter to Newton Abbot Geo-Resilience Programme, AmcoGiffen are working in contract with ARUP to deliver the Marine Parade scheme, undertaking beach and promenade investigations throughout the Dawlish coastline. Read more

Protect The Future Of All Life!

Following Blue Planet’s drastic call to action, AmcoGiffen are joining the fight to preserve our oceans - and the ‘future of all life’ - by significantly reducing our plastic usage. Read more

Rail Partnership Awards Recognition!

Bringing together the supply chain to ‘celebrate the very best of 2017’s achievements in the rail industry’, AmcoGiffen are thrilled to have been shortlisted for 3 of this year’s Rail Partnership Awards! Read more

Delivering Environmental Benefits In Scotland!

As part of our Renewals Collaborative Delivery Programme framework in Scotland, AmcoGiffen are pleased to announce the successful design and completion of another structures replacement project for Network Rail. Read more

Flood Alleviation Works At Cowley Bridge

Progressing with the enabling works at Cowley Bridge ahead of the main flood alleviation works, AmcoGiffen has successfully completed the temporary culvert installation to bridge over the Exe backwater, allowing access to the main works... Read more

World Day For Safety And Health At Work

Aiming to ‘ensure people go home safe at the end of every shift’, AmcoGiffen are dedicated to maintaining continually high standards of health and safety across all of our workplaces, both on site, and in... Read more

Emergency Call Out At Springs Tunnel

Emergency call out to landslip at Springs Tunnel Read more

AmcoGiffen Signs The Northern Powerhouse Partnership Pledge!

With strong Northern roots, and a firm dedication to safeguarding the future of our industry and our young people, AmcoGiffen are proud to have signed the The Northern Powerhouse Partnership Pledge! Read more

Dave Diskin Joins AmcoGiffen As Regional MD!

Continually expanding and developing, we’re delighted to welcome David Diskin to the AMCO-GIFFEN team! Joining us as Regional MD, David has a wealth of operational and strategic experience, as well as a proven track record... Read more

AmcoGiffen Does Stress Awareness Month!

Striving to protect the mental health of our employees, we implement a number of initiatives that deliver both alleviation, and support – including providing colleagues with care and perceptiveness via our 5 qualified Mental Health... Read more

Preserving The Education Of The Nation!

Dedicated to CSR and the preservation of our industry, alongside the training and education of the nation, AMCO-GIFFEN were pleased to be invited to The University of Manchester to support the department of Mechanical, Aerospace... Read more

Linda Grant Health And Safety Award Shortlisting!

As a company dedicated to health and safety, AMCO-GIFFEN are delighted to announce that we have once again been shortlisted for the Linda Grant Health and Safety Award, 2017! Read more

Effective Partnership Delivers Fantastic Results!

Collaborating effectively with Principal Contractor, CPL, AMCO-GIFFEN’s Scotland team are delighted to report exceptional progress with critical elements of Livingston South Railway Station’s reconstruction, undertaken during a 10 day line closure over Easter. Read more

Cowley Bridge Junction Western Flood Resilience Project

AMCO-GIFFEN are pleased to announce that our works on Network Rail’s Cowley Bridge Junction Western Flood Resilience project have kicked off successfully! Read more

AMCO-GIFFEN Celebrates World Health Day

Embracing World Health Day 2018, AMCO-GIFFEN continually deliver exceptional health and safety services to all employees, clients and stakeholders. This is manifested by our ‘Workplace Wellbeing Charter’, recently awarded to us by Public Health England. Read more

Three New EA Framework Contracts For AMCO-GIFFEN

AMCO-GIFFEN has been appointed to three new framework contracts with the Environment Agency, earning a place on all the main regions! Read more

Lawrence Ling Is Our New SHEQ Director!

Dedicated to leading the way in safety management, AMCO-GIFFEN are delighted to welcome Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality professional, Lawrence Ling, to our team as our new SHEQ Director Read more

Effective Partnership To Deliver A Protection Milestone!

As the first system installation on a 100mph double track line, AMCO-GIFFEN has been working in close collaboration with Network Rail on the Level Crossing Risk Reduction project at Blackmill Lane User Worked Crossing! Read more

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