Specialist Engineering Services Ltd - Case Studies

SES' downloadable PDF case studies are a great way to learn more about our firm - and the difference SES has made to organisations like yours, the length and breadth of Britain.

You can discover how we work in specific sectors; explore our project-management in action; and learn exactly how we translate extraordinary knowledge into extraordinary achievements.

Cliffe Hill Quarry Tunnel Project

Tunnelling

SES were asked to construct two portals and a 700m long tunnel between Old Cliffe Hill and New Cliff Hill quarries, a drivage 9m wide x 7m high in Granite by Drill and Blast Techniques, to provide...
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Lochaline Sand Mine

Civil Engineering

SES were contracted to construct new retaining walls and structural foundations for the new sand storage facility at Lochaline sand mine. The works are part of a processing plant expansion programme,...
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Kellingley Colliery Shaft Treatment

Shaft Work

Following closely after the works undertaken by SES' Special Projects to close the mine shafts at both Harworth Colliery and Thoresby Colliery for UK Coal Ltd, SES were awarded a similar contract...
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Cross Rail Bond Street

Civil Engineering

SES' Special Projects were awarded the contract to spray shotcrete over the head and side brackets at the New Bond Street Cross Rail underground station to prevent any smoke migrating from an...
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Decoy Farm AD Plant

Civil Engineering

SES' Special Projects were awarded the construction of a new 2.8mw Anaerobic Digestion plant at Decoy Farm, Crowland near Peterborough. This consisted of a digester tank, two storage tanks, two...
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Grinkle Beck Culvert Repairs

Civil Engineering

The brief from the client, ICL Limited, at Boulby Potash mine, was to repair the collapsed culvert and ensure it would remain operational and maintenance free for years to come. The proposed engineered...
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Compass Minerals Shaft Feeder Cables

Shaft Work

SES' Special Projects were awarded a large package of works as part of a major infrastructure upgrade at the UK’s largest producer of rock salt, Compass Minerals salt mine located in Winsford,...
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UK Coal Pumping Stations

Mining

In 2015 SES were awarded a contract by UK Coal Ltd to decommission five pumping stations as part of the mine closure at Thoresby Colliery. Formerly deep mines in their own right, after production...
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Submersible Pump Replacement

M&E Works

With an extensive portfolio of diverse projects in often challenging and hazardous areas, our M & E team were selected by Saint-Gobain Ltd to replace a large submersible pump in a 40m deep borehole...
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Harworth Colliery Shaft Treatment

Shaft Work

UK Coal enlisted the services of SES' Special Projects to provide design, project management, procurement and specialist personnel for the shaft treatment project as part of the mine abandonment....
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Tata Steel

M&E Works

During their recent annual maintenance shutdown period, Tata Specialist Steel division in Sheffield had planned to replace the electric motor on the mill saw used to cut the hot rolled steel down...
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Bristol City Flood Alleviation Tunnel

Tunnelling

Wessex Water, the regional water and sewage treatment company for the South West of England, designed a scheme take floodwater from that Kingstown area of Bristol through to the main Northern foul...
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Milwr Tunnel

Tunnelling

Milwr Tunnel was constructed between 1897 and 1957 to drain water from the lead mines between Holywell and Mold in North Wales. The tunnel is 10 miles long and runs from Loggerheads to Bagillt where...
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SHP Maintenance

M&E Works

As part of TFLs’ commitment to the continual upkeep and maintenance of the infrastructure, SES' Special Projects are replacing the concrete tunnel lining on the London Underground Jubilee...
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Dingle Station

Tunnelling

Built in 1896 Dingle Station was part of the Liverpool overhead railway system which, following decommissioning was subsequently dismantled in 1965. It is situated in a 1000 metre long tunnel and...
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EDF

M&E Works

EDF Nuclear is one of the largest energy producers in the UK. Dungeness B is a nuclear power station, owned by EDF on the south coast of England. It was the first Advanced Gas-cooled reactor to be...
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Boulby Polyhalite Drivage

Tunnelling

Boulby Mine is owned Cleveland Potash Limited, a business unit of ICL Fertilizers, and is a producer and supplier of potash fertilizers for agriculture and industry uses. It is the United Kingdom's...
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Billingham Mine

Shaft Work

Part of SES, the Special Projects team is at the forefront of specialised shaft engineering. And, as our Shaft Work team has learned over the years: sometimes, you have to delve deeper to give clients...
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Corsham Site, Defence & Security Organisation

Shaft Work

Part of SES, the Special Projects team is at the forefront of specialised shaft work solutions. That made SES' Shaft Work team the obvious choice when Laing O'Rourke needed a first-rate partner,...
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Springfield Water Works

Shaft Work

Part of SES, the Special Projects team is a leader in delivering Shaft Work solutions to diverse clients, industries, and sites. One such site is United Utilities' Springfield Water Treatment...
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Installation of Stacker Conveyor

M&E Works

Part of SES, the Special Projects team is at the forefront of specialised mechanical and electrical services. SES' Special Projects Mechanical and Electrical experts support the leading lights...
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Euromangan AD

Mining

Part of SES, the Special Projects team is at the forefront of specialist mining solutions. When Euromangan AD decided to raise production and safety at their Obrochishte manganese mine, they knew...
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Daw Mill

Mining

Part of SES, the Special Projects team is at the forefront of specialist engineering services. Our Mining teams have developed close relationships with many of the UK's largest extractive companies,...
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London Underground

Tunnelling

Part of SES, the Special Projects team is at the forefront of Tunnelling services. Our Tunnelling team supports some of the UK's most important infrastructure, including London Underground's...
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Aberpergwm Mine

Mining

Part of SES, the Special Projects team is at the forefront of British mining, tunnelling and shaft work. Thanks to many years of successful delivery, SES is equally respected for its technical insight,...
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Cold Hiendley Reservoir

Civil Engineering

SES were contracted to undertake several different jobs at Cold Hiendley Reservoir:- Make modifications to the dam spillway to mitigate the risk of the reservoir dam collapsing by lowering the level...
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Helmdon AD Plant

Civil Engineering

We were delighted when our Civil Engineering experts were chosen by Material Change Limited to construct its new anaerobic digestion plant, the Helmdon AD Plant. Located at Black Pits Farm in Northamptonshire,...
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White City Bridge Replacement

Civil Engineering

SES is at the forefront of specialised Civil Engineering solutions. Our Civil Engineering team displayed their skills in full at White City in London, helping to replace a section of the busy Hammersmith...
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Some of our clients
Tata London Underground Network Rail Siemens Amey Carillion