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. Winner: Sustainability Individual –
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! Our Sussex PSU 2 team were all smiles this morning and will be back
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 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. The 2018 Rail Partnership Awards are bringing together the supply chain to celebrate
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
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. We’d like to thank the CN Awards for their recognition of our on-going commitment to sustainability
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 self-delivered a full turnkey solution, power, civils, cable containment
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
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. Run by Kingston University, Broadening Horizons is a brand new programme which provides students
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. With over 30 years in the industry, BCM’s
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.
A great night spent alongside some special guests, check it out:
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. We ran into a few
BCM, in collaboration with Crewit Resourcing, have commenced ETE training at our East Grinstead base. This is a major milestone for BCM Power Systems in the establishment of our new ETE Training Facility – scheduled to be fully operational in 2018.
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
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). Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of awards and events, said: “The RoSPA Awards are the most prestigious in the world of occupational health and safety, and held in high regard around the world, as winning one demonstrates an organisation’s commitment to maintaining an excellent health and safety record. Achieving the standard required is no mean feat.
BCM Construction Power Systems Department begins 25Kv cable jointing, testing & commissioning for Network Rail, Great Western Electrification Project (GWEP).
Watch this space!
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).
A green-fingered group of volunteers has given the garden at Phase 2 Youth Club a major makeover. The 11-strong group of 16 to 25 years olds carried out a recycling-themed refurbishment as part of the Prince’s Trust Team Programme.
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.
The awarded initiatives:
Watch My Back – looking out for colleagues on site, a buddy system and group effort to make sure everyone goes home safe everyday. This also comprise several nutrition workshops we hold annually.
Healthy Mondays – We practice this on site and in our offices. With diabetes and heart problems on the rise as a result of poor diets, BCM decided to run this initiative to make sure our team are getting the best nutrition to produce the best results.
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.
Since our formation, the rail industry has been good to BCM. We plan to strengthen our position in this market through in-house capability building, and further geographical expansion in the future.
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.
The training material was developed to raise awareness of commonly encountered electrical hazards.
Christmas 2016 was not only the busiest working period BCM has experienced to date, with over 350 employees working, but also the most successful.
As a Network Rail Principal Contractor, BCM is able to provide a fully managed service for all its clients. These works were no different, with meticulous project planning and robust access management forming the basis for this achievement.
BCM’s sister company Construction Hire Solutions (CHS), which was formed in 2016, is going from strength to strength.
CHS, which is also part of the ENABLE consortium, was set-up to provide efficient construction plant solutions; by ensuring quality tools and plant are always available.
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.
To aid this continual improvement process, BCM has developed a series of Health and Safety workshops for site staff to provide a forum for open, honest and mature dialogue from key people from all sectors of our transport infrastructure contracting business to enhance the wellbeing of our staff.
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.
Evision provides a platform and necessary tools for developing efficient and effective business productivity and functionality, which facilitates BCM’s ‘Project 2020’ ambitions and beyond.
BCM’s Annual Awards Ceremony celebrates our employees’ year-round mission to uphold our Core Values and Leadership Behaviours.
BCM has a rewarding culture and recognises the importance of honouring people that go the extra mile in demonstrating passion, commitment and genuine enthusiasm for their job.
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.
BCM, which operates from four separate geographical locations in England and Wales as a rail principal contractor, was able to provide opportunities at sites in Gloucester, London and Kent for its staff to engage in valuable voluntary activities that has a positive effect for these trusts.