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Alan Chapman retires after 30 years’ service

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Craig Welford, Managing Director at ENGIE Fabricom presented Alan Chapman, Area Manager at Stokesley with his farewell gifts at his retirement presentation on Friday 29th June 2018.

Alan has been with the Company for over 30 years, providing support on various projects from maintenance services and major projects through to helping to develop our offshore wind services and supporting the setting up of RDR (Resource Direct Recruitment Limited).

Alan will be sadly missed by all his work colleagues, the friends he has made during his career as well as by the Company.

Craig Welford commented: “It’s a day of mixed emotions, we are happy that Alan is retiring but sad to see him go.  Alan has been a key member of our team for so long it will be impossible fill the gap he leaves.  Alan supported the North East business in his own and unique style which struck accord with almost everyone he dealt with.  The team and I wish him all the best wishes for the future.”

L to R: Alan Chapman receiving his retirement gifts from Craig Welford

Engineering and Project Office, Stokesley

ENGIE Fabricom team expands in North East Stokesley base grows following recent project successes

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ENGIE Fabricom’s Engineering and Project office at Stokesley, North Yorkshire has seen significant growth following recent project wins, with new recruits bolstering the engineering and design team to office capacity.

Andrew Harris, Engineering Manager at Stokesley, said:  “With significant client interest in a local comprehensive engineering service and many recent project successes, this has given us the ability to grow the team at Stokesley, allowing us to offer a complete multidiscipline engineering service locally.”

Since re-locating to new offices in 2016, ENGIE Fabricom has invested significantly in the North East region and has seen continued development of the office, allowing it to expand to support the needs of its’ local, UK and international based clients.

Andrew Stephens, Business Development Manager, commented:  “The growth of our engineering and design team in Stokesley is testament to the commitment and focus of the ENGIE Fabricom business to invest and support our clients’ needs in the North East area. Combining our multidisciplinary engineering expertise with our proven construction management, fabrication and construction capability allows us to offer a complete EPC service across several market sectors.”

ENGIE Fabricom has a 250-strong engineering and design team working within several market sectors including Oil, Gas, Power, Chemical, Energy from Waste and Renewables.  The Stokesley office is one of three UK engineering offices, with the others based in Grimsby and Newcastle.

ENGIE Fabricom, part of the global group ENGIE, is uniquely positioned within the engineering, procurement and construction market to provide end to end solutions to our clients.  This is achieved by combining high level engineering skills with a wealth of construction expertise and capability across all UK industry sectors including Oil, Gas, Power, Chemical, Energy From Waste and Renewables.

We are one of the leading multidiscipline engineering, project management and construction organisations in the UK. We have skilled technicians, engineers and managers.  We can also offer high levels of safety performance and a track record of delivery.  Our success is largely down to the professionalism of the people we employ.  Our employee retention levels are very high. This is largely down to the support, training and development we offer our staff.

Through our values and the quality of our skilled workforce we continue to build on our reputation for providing the best solutions for our clients to achieve their objectives without sacrificing our key principles of quality and safety.

ENGIE Fabricom welcomes Paul Carvill as Operations and Development Director

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We are extremely excited to announce that Paul Carvill has joined the company as Operations and Development Director. Paul will join the Senior Management Team and be responsible for:

  • Developing and securing all Tier 1 opportunities.
  • Coordination of the various business improvement initiatives across the company
  • Assist in the review and further implementation of the strategy

Richard Webster comments: “I am extremely pleased in finally securing Paul into the business, we had identified him as a potential asset to the team many months ago. Paul’s addition will significantly strengthen the management competancies at this exciting stage in the Company’s development.”

Starting his career on the tools as an Apprentice Mechanical Fitter, Paul now has over twenty-five years’ experience in highly regulated industries including nuclear, power, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and oil and gas providing a range of services from full EPC through to singular offerings such as construction, manufacturing and fabrication.

Over the last ten years Paul has held senior leadership roles in both Business Development and Operations and he firmly believes that to be a truly successful business then the two must work hand in hand.

Paul is a keen cyclist, previously racing at a competitive level but now prefers just keeping fit and perhaps the odd crazy challenge!

Paul comments: “I am looking forward to joining the team at ENGIE Fabricom and playing a part in developing a strong and sustainable business for the future.”

Andrew Mitchell takes on role as the ECITB Regional Chair for Yorkshire and Humberside

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2018 looks to be a busy year for Andrew Mitchell, Strategic Development Director as well as his day job as part of ENGIE Fabricom’s Senior Management Team, he has recently been appointed Regional Chairman for the ECITB (Engineering, Construction Industry Training Board).

Andrew also represents ENGIE Fabricom as a Board Director of CATCH, a Council Member of the ECIA (Engineering, Construction Industry Association), and as our nominated representative with the EIC (Energy Industries Council).

The ECITB is the statutory skills body for the engineering construction industry in Great Britain. It works closely with employers and the Government to attract develop and qualify engineering construction personnel in a wide range of craft, technical and professional skills and disciplines.

The Regional Chair role involves supporting the work of the ECITB within the region, and helping shape the skills agenda for the wider industry.

Andrew commented: “It is a real honour to gain this appointment and having started my career as an ECITB apprentice I am very passionate about training for the future of our industry. The continued success and growth of our organisation will not happen without training and development of our people. This appointment will also greatly aid my day job providing the opportunity to further develop relationships with key stakeholders, clients and competitors.”

Chris Claydon, Chief Executive of the ECITB, said: “We are delighted to have Andrew on board serving Yorkshire and Humberside as our Regional Chairman. As an industry-led body, it is very important to have this industry expertise as well as input from client and contractor companies across the regions.

“The new Regional Chairs are each well placed to contribute regional and local business understanding, knowledge and relationships, to assist the ECITB in our work supporting industry and the skills agenda for the engineering construction industry.”

Richard Webster to become new CEO for ENGIE Fabricom UK

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Following a highly successful interim assignment as Chief Executive Officer with ENGIE Fabricom (part of the global energy group ENGIE), Mr Wichard Huigen is moving on to new ventures in continental Europe.

ENGIE Fabricom, a multidiscipline engineering consultancy and construction company, based on the Europarc, Grimsby provides comprehensive engineering design and project management services including EPC/EPCm style delivery to the Oil, Gas, Power, Chemical, Energy from Waste and Renewables industries.

During his tenure Wichard has seen a near tripling of the turnover, a return to healthy profitability, and a strong order book. Wichard’s role will be replaced by Richard Webster who has held a number of senior roles and is currently their Chief Operations Officer.

Richard comments:  “I am passionate about the Company and its people and I want to reinforce the cultural change and growth Wichard has achieved in his short time in the UK.  I also want to ensure that all our people aim for operational excellence, abiding by our core values and ensure our clients view us as their Partner of Choice.”

Wichard added:  “Yes it has been a pleasure serving the ENGIE Fabricom organisation for the last year and a half.  As a team we have taken the next steps in our evolution and established a unique position between the large engineering companies and the focused construction management companies in the UK.  I am really proud of the team that achieved a great output in 2017, supporting other ENGIE entities abroad as well (e.g. our team in Alberta, Canada).

“Personally, I have enjoyed the UK.  I have learned a lot from the British, like their polite style and humour and yes, enjoyed the food! Having worked closely with Richard on a daily basis I am convinced Richard Webster is the right man to take ENGIE Fabricom UK to future growth.  He has the experience, the support from the team and the drive to do so and he is the logical successor. I wish Richard and his team the best of luck.”

ENGIE Fabricom congratulates Danny Smith

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Danny Smith, ENGIE Fabricom’s Senior Project Manager for the East Region has recently received an award for a paper produced.

The paper, titled:  A-Frame Rocker Bearing Replacement at Humber Bridge, UK was co-authored by himself and John Collins, from Arup and was published in the ICE (Institute of Civil Engineers) proceedings journal last year.

In October this year, the paper was awarded the Bill Curtin Medal (Research and Innovation Medal for the best paper published describing innovative design in civil engineering) at the ICE Headquarters in London.

As such, the paper is now available to read on the ICE Virtual Library, link below.

Danny comments:  “It’s not exactly Dan Brown but the ICE proceedings journal publishes around 400 peer-reviewed research papers each year, a number of which are often free to view for members”

Professionalism  ■  Integrity  ■  Trust  ■  Team Spirit

ENGIE Fabricom’s Manufacturing and Development Facility, Immingham invests in new offices and vehicles

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ENGIE Fabricom’s Manufacturing and Development Centre, is located adjacent to the deep water port of Immingham on the banks of the Humber Estuary and covers an area that includes multiple workshops and outside assembly yards.

From our facility we are able to deliver a wide range of services including project engineering and management solutions, manufacture and construction of modularised units varying in size and uses, design, fabrication and installation of quality piping systems as well as electrical, instrumentation, maintenance and turnaround services.

During the past 12 months we have invested a significant amount in new offices, machinery and vehicles.

Mark Astwood, Immingham’s Manufacturing Facility Manager comments: “The new offices and investment will provide us with the extra capacity we need to raise our profile with both existing and new clients and will allow us to geographically expand our core teams to support the growth we are experiencing.”

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ENGIE Fabricom’s Sotherby Road Manufacturing and Construction Facility Continues to Grow and Prosper

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ENGIE Fabricom’s Sotherby Road Manufacturing and Construction facility strategically located in Middlesbrough continues to draw on the areas rich engineering heritage and skilled workforce.

During the past 12 months the Company has invested in new technology, machinery and vehicles enabling them to expand their workforce, increase efficiencies in terms of speed of the manufacturing process and as a result they are already securing new projects and are optimistic that this will continue into the future.

The facility includes 7,000 sq. ft of workshop, providing separate carbon steel and stainless steel work areas, enabling a flexible and professional service regardless of scale or complexity of the project.

Lee Tyas, Sotherby Road’s Construction Manager comments: “This investment has been critical for the Company after securing some significant projects and with a dedicated team we have high aspirations for the future of the facility due to its location and size.”

Professionalism  ■  Integrity  ■  Trust  ■  Team Spirit

Change of role for Matthew Welch – HSE Manager East Region

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As part of ongoing restructuring in the East region business unit, ENGIE Fabricom is pleased to announce the change of role for Matthew Welch to HSE Manager, East region reporting directly to Mark Wingate, Director of EPC & EPCm with immediate effect.

Matt was previously based at the Immingham facility where he was the HSE Advisor for constructional and manufacturing activities executed within the East region.  Matt will now be based at Origin 3 and have overall business unit responsibility for all HSE and infrastructure interests relating to the engineering and construction activity for the East region.

Out of work Matt enjoys spending time with his family and is currently training for the 2017 Ironman UK.

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New Role for Richard Goodwin

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As part of a reorganisation within the Engineering Design department, Richard Goodwin is to undertake a new role as 3D Modelling Administrator.  This new position will ensure that the latest technology is operated seamlessly between all disciplines, and allows ENGIE Fabricom to become one of the first companies in the UK to utilise a combined Autodesk Plant 3D and Advance Steel / Revit platform.

Richard’s duties will include taking responsibility for the administration of ENGIE Fabricom’s 3D models and the information used to produce engineering deliverables, whilst facilitating inter-discipline coordination and checking.  Richard will also assist with laser scanning and production of point clouds and Trueviews from these scans, in addition to some modelling within disciplines to produce standard details and libraries.

I’m sure you will all join us in wishing Richard the best of luck in his new role.

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