Innovation case studies

  • Water & Waste

    WaterCAD helps Sabesp identify optimal hydraulic strategy, solving water supply issues

    Hydraulic Modeling Project Provides Continuous Water Supply to 240,000 Inhabitants While Reducing Operating 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
  • 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
  • Tunnelling

    Segment Tracking System

    The Hochtief Murphy Joint Venture has used a Segment Tracking System to control delivery of key components from fabrication through to installation, improving efficiencies in its tunnelling operations.

    September 2014
  • 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
  • Energy

    CCTV Pipe Survey Device

    The CCTV Pipe Survey Device developed by Murphy enables quick and high-quality surveys to be carried out, saving up to 40% on the costs of traditional methods.

    September 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
  • Roads

    Colas launches integrated Control Room in Portsmouth

    In the summer of 2013 Colas opened its all new high-tech Control Room. Using established practices with new technologies, the Control Room is now the hub of highway maintenance activity in Portsmouth.

    November 2014