Tag Archives: Utility Report

What is a Utility Consultancy?

Premier Energy are utility consultants specialising in utility infrastructure strategies and reporting. Since 1995, we have delivered market leading utility solutions for professionals in the civil, commercial and residential sectors. We provide both high quality Searches and Consultancy services for use in various applications including; land appraisal, procurement, planning and construction. Our Utility Consultancy Services […]

Getting the UK economy back on its feet!

Doing our bit to reduce the costs businesses face With the pandemic impacting everyone over the past year and a half it is no surprise the economy has taken a massive hit. Keeping any business afloat during lockdown was a real challenge – and keeping work sites safe during the peak of the pandemic and […]

Tips to stay safe and avoid utility strikes post Covid 19 lockdown!

What happened during UK lockdown? According to information published by the Energy Networks Association there has been a welcome reduction in third party damage to buried electricity cables. This is in part due to the UK lockdown impacting construction sites with excavations limited and overall activity decreased. As you would expect less excavation = less […]

The hidden cost of utility strikes

Many people are aware of the legislation surrounding safe excavation, underpinned by the requirement to have a comprehensive and up to date set of utility records available to site staff when they are excavating. But we still hear lots of stories of utility strikes associated with an absence of any records….  What is often overlooked […]

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 […]

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 […]