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How would a Utility Consultant add value to your project

What is a Utility Consultant and what do you do? A question that is often asked by prospective clients. It’s fair to say it is a role not always recognised across the construction industry, yet one that can de-risk and save costs in an area that features on nearly every risk register and project timeline. First, […]

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What is Health and Safety Guide No. 47 (HSG47)

Health & Safety Regulations are in place to protect us. These regulations are particularly important for those whose jobs involve working around utilities. Here we look at Health and Safety Regulation, HSG47. Health and Safety Guide No. 47 (HSG47) outlines the potential dangers of working near underground services. It also gives advice on how to […]

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Celebrating 25 years of utility consultancy services

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Premier Energy Services Ltd (PES). We are proud to have delivered market leading utility solutions for professionals in the civil, commercial and residential construction industry over the past 25 years. Here we show you a glimpse into our history, which has shaped PES into the utility infrastructure consultant that […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Obtain Utility Mapping Plans and Utility Search Reports

If you are involved in commissioning, planning, managing or carrying out work on or near underground services, it is vital that you know what is located in the vicinity. Before embarking on your next project, take a look at these five compelling reasons why you should first obtain Utility Mapping Plans: 1.   You must ensure […]

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What to consider when looking at utility records

Are you planning – or undertaking – site works? Then you will need details of existing utilities to help your project go smoothly. Tip 1 Understand the operating voltage or pressure of existing equipment. This can determine the actual of any constraints such as ‘no construction within XXm of high-pressure gas mains’. This is not […]

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What is a PAS 128 Survey?

What is PAS 128? PAS 128 is the British Standards Institution (BSI) standard that defines underground utility detection. It was first published in 2014 and sets out the information and accuracy to be expected from utility surveys. The guide was sponsored by the Institution of Civil Engineers and funded by parties interested in improving the […]

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