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If you want to stay in touch with the latest developments at SES, you're in the right place. You can check our News section for regular updates about SES' projects: like contracts signed, milestones met, and jobs completed on-time and to budget. Visiting our News section is also a great way to keep up with SES's latest technologies, techniques, and bespoke solutions. There's a lot going on - but you don't have to miss a thing.

26 Oct


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Finsbury Park Station

Finsbury Park Station

04 Oct

As part of the Finsbury Park station project with Network Rail, BAM Nuttall and Spencers, SES have been asked to carry out Ground investigation works and take core samples in and around the platform area...
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SES Road Rail Plant Covanburn, Inverclyde

SES Road Rail Plant Covanburn, Inverclyde

16 Sep

SES Road Rail Plant have been utilised at Covanburn, Inverclyde where the work involved the construction of concrete bases and installation of transformers within an electrical compound at Gourock. SES...
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Volumetric Concrete Mixer (VCM) train

Volumetric Concrete Mixer (VCM) train

26 Aug

As part of the Metropolitan line upgrade Balfour Beatty Track Partnership have engaged the services of SES to operate and maintain the new Volumetric Concrete Mixer (VCM) train.  This new piece of...
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Burton Agnes AD Plant

Burton Agnes AD Plant

09 Aug

As part of the ongoing works at the Burton Agnes AD Plant, SES were contracted to construct the Main Substation and transformer base ready for the power supply from the Grid. This will supply all of the...
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Crossrail - New Whitechapel Station

Crossrail - New Whitechapel Station

04 Aug

SES are pleased to have returned to the Crossrail project to assist Lee Warren with the Natural Cement Ltd spray concrete application and installation of the Platform Edge Screen brackets at the new Whitechapel...
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B2F Project

B2F Project

29 Jun

As part of the Metropolitan line upgrade Balfour Beatty Track Partnership have engaged the services of SES to operate and maintain the new Volumetric Concrete Mixer (VCM) train. This new piece of plant...
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Proximity Alert System (PAS)

Proximity Alert System (PAS)

09 Mar

Associates from the Rail and Construction industries have been invited to attend a Proximity Alert demonstration being held at SES House, Harworth Business Park March 15th We will be working with our...
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Kellingley Shaft Closure

Kellingley Shaft Closure

07 Mar

SES Contracting have just completed the construction of the reinforced concrete slab to seal off No 2 shaft at Kellingley Colliery. 
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Aberpergwm

04 Mar

A team of SES Miners have returned to the Aberpergwm Mine near Swansea in South Wales to carry out some roadway and infrastructure maintenance. This work will ensure that the mine remains a viable mining...
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Bond Street 1st Handover Complete

Bond Street 1st Handover Complete

15 Feb

Friday 12th February  saw the successful handover of the Westbound Track bed at the New Bond Street station on Crossrail.  There have been some tremendous efforts by all to get the project to...
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Great Wall of China Marathon

Great Wall of China Marathon

05 Feb

At the age of 53 our Health, Safety, Quality and Environment Manager, Steve Allison is about to set off on an amazing adventure of running the Great Wall of China Marathon. He has agreed to keep us up...
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Bond Street Crossrail Station

Bond Street Crossrail Station

22 Jan

SES have returned to London where they will be completing the Eastern tunnel PES Wall tunnel top bracket spray concrete works at the new Bond Street Crossrail station.
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Creswell Colliery

Creswell Colliery

09 Nov

SES Contracting have commenced the treatment to close shafts at five former collieries that had been retained as pumping stations. The scope of work includes the removal of pipes and a submersible pump...
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Crossrail New Bond Street Station

Crossrail New Bond Street Station

09 Nov

The SES works have been progressing well with 80% of the brackets that are to be used to support and seal the new train access doors on the platform, completed. Tony Gregg and a team of SES shutter joiners...
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Approved Contractor Award

Approved Contractor Award

30 Oct

Natural Cement 513 shotcrete and NATCEM 35 concrete finishing cement are both being used extensively in the construction and rail industries. SES use it on their Transport For London and Crossrail sites. Being...
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Jubilee Line acid ingress prevention

Jubilee Line acid ingress prevention

30 Oct

SES are nearing completion of tunnel sealing grout works on the South bound Jubilee line at Bond street station. London Underground chose SES to carry out work to prevent the ingress of acidic water,...
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Santon Dragonby

Santon Dragonby

15 Oct

SES have re-entered the Santon Dragonby Ironstone mine to carry out essential roof repairs. Work is expected to take six weeks to complete. The three man SES team have undertaken essential roof stabilisation...
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Crossrail Bond Street Works

Crossrail Bond Street Works

15 Oct

SES Site Manager Tony Gregg and a team of joiners and shotcreters have begun works at the new Crossrail station at Bond Street in London. The Bond Street works is one of a number of stations along the...
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BSBS

BSBS

07 Aug

The completion of the Baker Street to Bond Street relining project for London Underground took place on the night of the 23rd of June 2015 when the final 2 ‘knee’ sections were set into position....
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Grinkle Beck Adit, Cleveland Potash Limited

Grinkle Beck Adit, Cleveland Potash Limited

11 May

Grinkle Beck – SES employees in action protecting the environment. Before excavation work could start on site an artificial refuge was created away from the work site in an area which will remain...
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Grinkle Beck Adit, Cleveland Potash Limited

Grinkle Beck Adit, Cleveland Potash Limited

13 Apr

Following detailed discussions with the client and the Environmental management team, work has started to expose a collapsed section of a surface tunnel at Boulby Potash Mine.  An estimated 50,000...
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BSBS Visit

BSBS Visit

23 Feb

On Thursday 26th February, the Managing Director of London Underground Mike Brown and the Director of Infrastructure for London Underground George McNulty paid a visit to our Baker Street to Bond Street...
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Engineers Deployed to the Arctic Circle

Engineers Deployed to the Arctic Circle

23 Feb

SES have despatched a team of Mechanical Engineers to undertake a package of enabling works for Joy Global Ltd in Spitzbergen in the Arctic Circle. A regular location for SES, our highly experienced team...
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Safe Start Exhibition

Safe Start Exhibition

09 Feb

On the 30th January the Network Rail Infrastructure Projects East Midlands (IPEM) Safe Start 2015 Exhibition was held at Donington Park, East Midlands. SES participated in the exhibition along with our...
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Proximity Alert System Training in America

Proximity Alert System Training in America

09 Feb

Phil Banfield recently spent a week in the USA with PBE who are the design/suppliers of the Proximity Alert System recently installed on the SHP’s by SES. As part of our continuing working relationship...
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High Praise for SES in Safety Performance

High Praise for SES in Safety Performance

28 Jan

At the JNP Contractors Safety Forum held at Westferry, Canary Wharf on the 20th January, SES were recognised and congratulated for their safety performance over the Christmas closure.  It was quoted...
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Another milestone

Another milestone

01 Oct

Another milestone! SES teams changed a complete tunnel support ring in a midweek engineering hours shift last week.
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Harworth Colliery

Harworth Colliery

08 Sep

SES are providing technical support and personnel to assist UK Coal with the closure of 2 shafts at Harworth Colliery.
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