Innovation case studies

  • 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
  • Modernising railway examinations

    In 2014 leading infrastructure asset management company Amey won a second five-year term as Network Rail’s (NR) sole external supplier of civil examinations, and retained a major footprint in rail structures assessments. The company inspects and reports on the condition assets in the utilities, highways and rail sectors, including over 100,000 assets that make up the vast majority of the UK’s rail network.

    November 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
  • 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
  • Other

    MOSES and SACS Simulations Help Dockwise Cut Topsides Float-over Time in Half

    Dockwise Achieves Schedule for Transport and Installation of World’s Heaviest Topsides Using Bentley Technology

    December 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
  • 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

    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