Case Studies

Description: Installation of 100km plus of network build to carry core cables for associated villages and communities

Challenges: The area was located in arable crop land areas used for grazing.

Key achievements and innovations: Delivery of fibre to the cabinet programme and enhance connectivity to the community. Logistic and weather were a large factor in the delivery process.

Location: Outer Hebrides

Client: KN Group

Completion: Ongoing

Description: Civils & Directional Drilling Installation of 8km of 150mm diameter butt fusion HDPE and associated civil engineering for new pump sewer for a 5 star hotel resort

Challenges: The site was located adjacent to national and regional roads.

Key achievements and innovations: The scheme won an Excellence Award and the Community Benefit Award. Excellent relationships with the community were achieved largely due to our daily client interaction and continuous community updates. Positive legacy for the local community through donations and biodiversity works. An Environmental Impact Assessment was avoided through undertaking a thorough screening submission. Trenchless auger and reduced open cut techniques used. Contract completed within budget and ahead of schedule.

Location: Lough Eske Donegal

Client: Hard Court Development

Completion: August 2010

Description: Installation of 70km of 4w multi – ducts and associated chambers. Additional customer site installation and fibre commissioning

Challenges: The work compromised of excavation, backfill, and reinstate reinstatement with installation timescales in a high-profile location throughout the historic city centre. Delivery of customer installations built in parallel to the core network to assist in the delivery and speed of client installations.

Key achievements and innovations: Work executed under NEC form of contract.

Location: Edinburgh

Client: City Fibre

Completion: September 2015 – ongoing

Description: Installation of 67km of 2 -way ducting to carry single core fibre cables for associated telecoms companies

Challenges: The site is in a remote sea board area and difficult mountainous terrain.

Key achievements and innovations: Work executed under FIDIC form of contract. Local community and tourism activity disruptions were kept to a minimum.

Location: West of Scotland

Completion: April 2018 – ongoing

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