Innovation case studies

  • Rail

    Process for Safe Working in Close Proximity to a Live Railway

    Devised by Hochtief Murphy Joint Venture, in close partnership with Network Rail, this process ensures that piling and diaphragm wall rigs can be used in close proximity to a live railway line.

    September 2014
  • Roads

    Colas complete further surfacing work for private contract client: Shouler & Son Estates

    Retread is a cold in-situ recycling process which reconstructs the entire carriageway or footway surface to a depth of 75mm. With increasing focus on sustainability, Colas’ Retread process offers a low CO2 emission alternative. By reducing the output of energy, emissions and waste, Colas are able to aid clients in significantly lowering their carbon footprint and cost.

    September 2014
  • Roads

    Colas help North Somerset make £60,000 in savings

    Retread is a cold in-situ recycling process which reconstructs the entire carriageway or footway surface to a depth of 75mm. With increasing focus on sustainability, Colas’ Retread process offers a low CO2 emission alternative. By reducing the output of energy, emissions and waste, Colas are able to aid clients in significantly lowering their carbon footprint and cost.

    August 2014
  • In with the new: Fostering innovation

    Innovation was critical to bringing New Street in on time and on budget – and that meant giving the supply chain a platform to propose their ideas. Paul Dalton, senior project manager for Mace, writes about the lessons he took from the project by using specialist supply chain knowledge to enhance the programme.

    December 2015
  • Airports

    CCC Enhances ROI on Midfield Terminal Project at Abu Dhabi Airport Using BIM-driven Approach

    CCC Enhances ROI on Midfield Terminal Project at Abu Dhabi Airport Using BIM-driven Approach

    December 2014
  • Technology

    AG5 Uses AECOsim Building Designer for Comprehensive Building Information Modeling

    Small Architecture Practice Realizes Optimized Workflows and Higher Productivity

    August 2015
  • Rail

    Rail Safety Systems Magnetic Barrier

    Murphy has utilised this easy to erect and costeffective system developed by Rail Safety Systems to provide a safe working environment close to live railway lines.

    September 2014
  • Water & Waste

    360° Engineering

    Murphy provides 360° engineering through early involvement of integrated project teams, feeding lessons learned into new and existing projects resulting in safer methods of working and driving down carbon emissions and costs.

    September 2014
  • Innovation

    Ariel Mapping System

    Global positioning partner for geo-businesses, Topcon, has helped Caintech Ltd. increase surveying accuracy and safety in the Scottish mountains following the purchase of a Sirius Pro.

    July 2015
  • Roads

    Repaving the way for A14 junction improvements

    Repave is a hot in situ recycling process for rejuvenating and resurfacing existing surface courses on carriageways and airfields. It minimises the need to remove existing material to go to landfill. Our Repave process is the only in situ surface course recycling process that is currently available in the UK.

    August 2014

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