BCM Construction recently launched our 2019 Graduate intake with a couple of Assessment days to bring in the very best fresh new talent and knowledge to our growing teams. As a company we had a view to take on 4 graduates in various disciplines in our business: Finance, Commercial, Operations and Engineering.
Partnering with the Engineering Development Trust (EDT), BCM Construction supported a Go4SET STEM event at Lady Margaret Girls School, in Parsons Green, London in May 2019.
“Watch my Back” is BCM’s self-developed and self-delivered Behavioural Safety, Health and Environmental engagement programme.
BCM are pleased to announce that we have successfully passed our RISQS audit for 2019, retaining our place as an assured supplier to the rail industry, following a comprehensive audit of the company’s practices and procedures.
BCM are delighted to have been approved as a Principal Contractor for the TfL Aspire Framework. We received this news from TfL on Monday Jan 07th. This comes off the back of an increasing level of engagement with TfL towards the latter half of 2018.
Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England. This year, Stoptober encourages smokers to find the most suitable support for them, rather than trying to go “cold turkey”.
BCM are delighted to have secured our first contract in the Nuclear sector at Hinkley Point C. Shane O’Halloran, Managing Director of BCM, said “we are seeking to diversify our services and offer our transferable skill-sets to alternative markets, Hinkley Point is a fantastic example of this strategy in action”.
BCM attended the 2018 Construction News Awards at the glamorous awards ceremony in London’s Mayfair attended by 1,200 leading lights from across the industry. The Construction News Awards celebrates truly inspiring projects and initiatives in the industry, BCM Construction were finalists in 2 categories – Community Engagement Project and Health, Safety and Well-being Excellence (Company).
Rail Partnership Awards: BCM win “Driving Efficiencies” category and Runner Up for Community Engagement and SME of The Year
BCM won the “Driving Efficiencies” category for the ENABLE Consortium at the Rail Partnership Awards 2018 and achieved 2 Runner Up Awards for the BCM Cable Drum Tables in Community Engagement and SME of the Year.
The winners of Network Rail’s Sussex Sustainability Awards were announced on Friday 18th May in Brighton. The SME BCM Construction are very pleased to have received a win and two highly commended awards against McNicholas and Siemens.
Extending our Cable Drum initiative and community engagement commitments, we have successfully delivered a further 2 cable drum tables to the Jubilee Primary School in Brixton!
In the spirit of all things community, we have received in the post a copy of the Bell’s Yews Green Parish News – our community project you can read about here featured and a lovely thank you card to the “BCM All-stars”.
BCM are proud to have been recognised 4 awards at the prestigious Network Rail Partnership Awards – SME of the Year, Driving Efficiencies and X2 Community Engagement.
For over 30 years BCM have kept health, safety and well-being at the heart of our organisation. In 2017, we officially made the local communities we work in a measurable business priority, featuring them as a target on our scorecard – at least one project or scheme per project.
We are delighted to announce that BCM Construction have been shortlisted in 2 categories: Health, Safety and Wellbeing Excellence (Company) and the Community Engagement Project of the Year.
BCM are pleased to promote another milestone for our Power Systems department by announcing the successful testing and “ready for service status” of the 25Kv cables for the GWEP project.
BCM Construction’s Jenny Peters and Dave Allen went back to school this week! Why some may ask? They visited Hilmarton Primary School in Calne near Swindon, to talk to 66 Year 5 & 6 children about how BCM made the cable drum picnic tables and the importance of staying safe on the railway.
We have engaged with Kingston University Talent’s Broadening Horizon’s Programme and held our first meeting with the students who are working on an exciting business challenge for us.
BCM Construction, a London-based leading design, construction and rail systems solution provider, has been awarded silver accreditation against the Investors in People Standard – demonstrating commitment to high performance through exceptional people management.
The Irish Post Awards have recognised excellence in the Irish in Britain since their founding in 1977. BCM attended the prestigious awards on the 23rd of November to show support of our Irish community and represent the construction industry.
BCM along with Network Rail were invited to attend Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s Collars & Coats Gala – a spectacular fundraising event in support of the charity and all the wonderful work they do for mistreated animals.
BCM, in collaboration with Crewit Resourcing, have commenced ETE training at our East Grinstead base.
BCM Construction has kept safety, quality and people at the heart of our business for over 30 years. We had the opportunity to extend these core values to our local communities by crafting and donating 10 tables and 20 benches to 4 primary schools in partnership with Network Rail.
What is Construction Route to Gold? Route to Gold is a performance measurement initiative within the IP Southern supply chain. The initiative aims to promote collaborative working behaviours, reduce costs caused by re-work and embed a culture of continuous improvement within the rail industry.
The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme that promotes best practice for commercial vehicle operators. FORS encompasses all aspects of safety, efficiency, and environmental protection by encouraging and training fleet operators to measure, monitor and improve performance.
BCM are on the front cover of Network Rail publication “The Shield”, we debut with the first ever female cover model – Jenny Peters, our Environment & Sustainability Manager. Read all about our effort to make our Battersea site sustainable and go green scheme; in addition to our charity work – creating a garden walkway for the rehabilitated dogs at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
BCM Construction, Network Rail IP Southern Team, Crewit and Glenamaddy came together to complete volunteer work at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. The 27-strong team carried out the renovation of the gravel path used as a walking route for the homeless and unwanted dogs at the Home. The pathway is now a glorious garden walkway at the iconic London site – see pictures below of the transformation.
BCM are reducing, reusing and recycling with the introduction of our refillable water bottles for all staff and site teams! This significantly reduces the environmental impact of plastic cups – which contribute 79% to the world’s plastic found in landfills. The bottle is functional, lightweight and complete with a ‘hydration scale’ – encouraging you to drink approximately 2 litres of water a day (as per UK health guidelines) to reduce fatigue and improve health.
BCM Construction Ltd is a winner at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2017. The company, based in London, achieved the Gold award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
BCM Construction Power Systems Department begins 25Kv cable jointing, testing & commissioning for Network Rail, Great Western Electrification Project (GWEP).
BCM volunteers services to CXK in helping young people realise their potential in their Prince’s Trust Team Programme: “Their generosity has enabled the young people to create a garden that gives those who attend the Phase 2 Youth Club and Community Centre a great place to relax.” – Ross Sutherland (Team Leader at CXK).
BCM received two highly commended awards at Network Rail’s Western Region – World Environment Day Conference which was held at the steam museum in Swindon.
BCM is undergoing a business transformation with the end goal of becoming a more sustainable business in the future. We have a strategic plan in place to grow and diversify our business into a multi-sector transport infrastructure contractor.
Rail Electrification Contractor BCM has been heavily involved in the development of a Southern Shield briefing on Electrical Hazard Awareness. This is an initiative designed to respond to the high level of close calls experienced in the Southern Region under the Electrical Safety Category.
Christmas 2016 was not only the busiest working period BCM has experienced to date, with over 350 employees working, but also the most successful.
BCM’s sister company Construction Hire Solutions (CHS), which was formed in 2016, is going from strength to strength.
BCM is committed to ensuring that everyone who works with and for us returns home safe and healthy at the end of the working day. Everyone plays a role in this and by working with our employees and our supply chain we will realise this goal.
BCM has implemented Evision, an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. The system was initially developed to support commercial project delivery, however, has swiftly expanded into a range of the BCM’s enterprises – from supplier management to time-sheets and expenses management.
BCM’s Annual Awards Ceremony celebrates our employees’ year-round mission to uphold our Core Values and Leadership Behaviours.
As a socially responsible employer, BCM afforded the opportunity for over 80 staff to attend wildlife trusts around the country and give something back to the communities that they serve.