Utilities & Infrastructure News
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10th Jun 2015
Fisher German is working closely with the pipeline operators to raise awareness of 'hot tapping'.
Bespoke IT systems put our Utilities team at
18th Apr 2013
The Fisher German utilities and infrastructure team are making quite a name for themselves in the field of bespoke IT systems for the utilities sector.
Prize in the pipeline for Richard!
18th Mar 2013
Richard Broome from the Ashby office won the Sir John Parker Paper Competition organised by the Pipeline Industries Guild (PIG) scooping the Sir John Parker Trophy.
Linesearch - 5 million enquiries and growing
12th Mar 2013
Linesearch has broken the 5,000,000 enquiries barrier and continues to attract new users on a daily basis.
Major work on MOD pipeline
18th Dec 2012
Fisher German’s utilities and infrastructure department have just started the second phase of a major project to upgrade a high pressure oil pipeline on behalf of the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
Merger creates Britain’s most comprehensive
6th Feb 2012
Fisher German the owners of Linesearch.org and PelicanCorp the owners of BeforeUdig are joining forces to deliver Britain’s most powerful, free to use, online enquiry portal for utility infrastructure information. It is called LinsearchbeforeUdig.
Mainline Pipelines appoint contract managers
5th Jan 2012
Mainline Pipelines Ltd (MLP) have appointed Fisher German to continue managing their 484km multi-fuel pipeline network which runs from Pembroke in South West Wales, across the country to Birmingham, Manchester and Nottingham.
To frack or not to frack?
26th Oct 2011
With recent news that councillors in the Vale of Glamorgan have rejected an application to test drill for shale gas in the county, does this spell the end for this ‘unconventional’ technology?
Pipeline Safety Regulations need more researc
6th Jul 2011
Due to the complex and sensitive issue of modifications to the Pipeline Safety Regulations, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has asked that further consultation and research is carried out before any decisions are taken in the future.
Major GPSS project with OPA
4th Jul 2011
Fisher German’s utilities & infrastructure department is working on a major project for the Oil and Pipelines Agency (OPA).
Total UK pipeline contract secured
4th Mar 2011
Total UK Ltd have appointed Fisher German to manage their 230km petroleum pipeline which runs from Immingham Lincolnshire to the Buncefield Fuel Depot in Hemel Hempstead and from Colnbrook to Heathrow Airport.
Pipeline Safety Regulations 1996 - consultati
19th Jan 2011
Following further consultation regarding amendments to the Pipeline Safety Regulations 1996 the HSE have decided that a further consultation process should be undertaken.
Meeting gas demands
22nd Sep 2010
Fisher German have been appointed as land agents for National Grid plc on their Hole House Farm Reinforcement Project.
Proposed changes to Pipeline Safety Regulatio
16th Sep 2010
Following the Buncefield incident the HSE has been considering reclassifying gasoline pipelines as a MAHP
Light at the end of the tunnel
11th Mar 2010
Seb Kingsley from our Utility and Major Infrastructure team is working with National Grid to secure land rights for the construction of a 12.4km cable tunnel beneath London.
IGEM membership for chartered surveyor
1st Mar 2010
Fisher German Chartered Surveyors is pleased to announce that one of its Partners has successfully achieved membership of the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (MIGEM).
Utility firms and landowners working together
23rd Nov 2009
Landowners and utility firms must work together to accommodate the increasing number of pipelines going underground.