The nuclear industry is arguably the world’s most challenging business sector, where the demands upon companies and the issues they face are more acute because of the nature of the work being undertaken and the high profile of the sector itself. Acorn has enjoyed a long association with companies...
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LLW Repository Ltd (LLWR) operates the LLWR sites on behalf of the NDA. They brought in Graham Construction as a Framework Provider to work with them to deliver their projects in a cost-efficient, timely manner, identifying the ability to truly collaborate as the fundamental key to success.
Acorn helped to create and embed a culture of cost-saving innovation in a high profile nuclear decommissioning project, resulting in multi million pound savings. The project, on the Drigg nuclear site in Cumbria, was called upon to make cost savings in the face of pressure from the NDA.
A multi million pound contract to create new Ministry of Defence intelligence facilities at RAF Wyton in Cambridgeshire benefitted from support from Acorn Coaching and Development in the main build stage to accelerate the performance of the multi-partner team.
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EC Harris is a leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with their clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services.
EC Harris is part of the ARCADIS group. ARCADIS differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health and safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe. They employ 28,000 people who generate €3 billion in revenues.
EC Harris in the UK wanted to introduce a Graduate Development Programme that would build the pipeline of future leaders within EC Harris.