Innovation case studies

  • Process

    Underground Access Vehicle

    Developed by Land & Marine, a subsidiary of Murphy, the Underground Access Vehicle provides a safe and productive working environment in confined spaces such as culverts and tunnels.

    September 2014
  • Energy

    ScottishPower Strategy for Asset Management and Process Safety

    ScottishPower was the first power generator and the second company in the world to be certified on BSI PAS 55:2008 which benchmarks best practices, in asset management. Bentley's AssetWise Performance Management system played a key role.

    September 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
  • Tunnelling

    Fibre Optic Monitoring Technology

    The Hochtief Murphy Joint Venture, in conjunction with the University of Cambridge, developed the Fibre Optic Monitoring Technology to receive live information of the Crossrail Thames Tunnel C310 performance.

    September 2014
  • Energy

    MOSES Minimizes Redundant Steel in ORCA Offshore’s Analysis of Self-installing Platform

    Transport and Installation Specialist Demonstrates Validity of Dynamic Load and Structural Strength Analysis Using Bentley Software

    August 2015
  • Water & Waste

    Toowoomba Regional Council Tackles the Challenges of a Failing Common Effluent System Using SewerGEMS

    Bentley Software Helps Council Compare Conventional Gravity and Pressure Sewer Systems to Recommend Optimal System

    December 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
  • Roads

    A57 Liverpool Road, Salford, Ralumac HT Scheme

    Ralumac HT was chosen for this scheme due to it being a BBA approved double coat, single pass application. The first coat regulates and seals the existing surface, followed by a second coat using a 10mm aggregate. After compaction and embedment the total thickness of this process was 18mm thick, giving the client reduced levels compared to using a traditional overlay.

    August 2014
  • Roads

    Peterborough County Council enjoy benefits of footway Retread

    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
  • Transport

    Cyclist Safety System

    Murphy has worked with Crossrail and Transport for London’s Fleet Operation Recognition Scheme to develop a solution to reduce risks to cyclists and pedestrians from movements of heavy goods vehicles in built up areas.

    September 2014