Morgan Sindall Infrastructure has been named NCE100 Company of the Year.
Claiming awards for Innovation in Project Management, Diversity Leader of the Year and Impact in Water, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure walked away with the top prize on the night.
The contractor was also highly commended in the Construction Innovator category and shortlisted for the Health & Wellbeing Leader of the Year award.
Arup and Newtecnic came in second and third place respectively, with the likes of WSP, Arcadis and Skanska making up the NCE100 Top 10.
NCE100 | Top 10
- Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
- Skanska UK
- Royal HaskoningDHV
- BuroHappold Engineering
Innovation was at the heart of all Morgan Sindall Infrastructure’s award nomination and was a big factor in it being crowned Company of the Year.
To drive its staff to innovate, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure has launched an “egg timer” app, which sends project challenges to its employees, giving them 15 minutes to submit innovative solutions to live problems.
The app is open to all members of staff, from the reception team to the board of directors, with the aim of increasing productivity and inclusivity.
On a wider scale, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure has started holding Dynamo Days to drive innovation and collaboration with its suppliers.
One innovation to come out of this way of thinking was the use of a virtual reality (VR) simulator on the M5 Oldbury Viaduct.
By using VR combined with a moving platform in a purpose-built simulator, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure was able to upskill its workforce and train new staff to tackle the challenges of working on a live viaduct.
Other project innovations include new stormwater management approaches on its contract with Welsh Water.
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