NEWS

01
Jun

Drinks Distribution Warehouse, Kegworth, Derby

It was great to take a trip up to Kegworth, Derby last week to see one of our most recent projects progressing well in the sun! The project involves the erection of two large warehouse buildings which will provide circa. 20,000m2 of internal floorspace, along with external service yards, roads, parking/loading areas and surface water...
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29
May

Our April New Team Members

A little late with the introductions, but we would like to welcome two new members to the team who joined us in April; Chris Panzeri joins us as an Associate to head up our expanding structures team. Chris is a chartered Structural Engineer with a wealth of technical and leadership experience developed over the last...
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17
Feb

JRC Shortlisted for Small Employer of the Year Award

We are delighted to share that we have been shortlisted for Small Employer of the Year for this year’s Exeter College Apprentice & Employer Awards. As a company who understand the importance of nurturing future talent and the value apprenticeships add to the development of our team, we are thrilled to be recognised for our...
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28
Jan

Completion of First Structural Engineering Project – St Budeaux Library, Plymouth

Yesterday was an exciting day for the residents of St Budeaux, Plymouth, and for us too, seeing the opening of their brand-new library. JRC Consulting Engineers provided Civil and Structural services for the St Budeaux Library during both planning and detailed design.  The £2.2m contract value project entailed the demolition of the existing library building...
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03
Jan

New Year, New Septic Tank Legislation

It may be the usual New Year statement you hear, but this year, it could be the most important one. New legislation came into play on 1st January this year requiring all septic tanks that discharge waste into a watercourse to be replaced. This is not just for farmers, but also for private homeowners with...
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22
Oct

Are our roads ready for autonomous vehicles?

It’s an exciting time for the future of transport, with driverless cars expected to be on the roads of Britain by the end of 2021. With the UK leading the way, it is predicted the industry will provide an economic boost of £62billion by 2030, which will certainly be welcomed considering recent uncertainty. Sharing our...
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27
Aug

Assisting an expanding company

Fantastic to see the first phase of expansion taking place at the Travel Chapter House Head Quarters in Bideford, North Devon. SUDs drainage scheme successfully installed, and steel frame erected. This first phase will provide an increase in office space for this growing company. We’ve also been involved in the design of the future phases...
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16
Aug

Do we really need more women in engineering?

It’s no secret we’re behind many of our European cousins when it comes to getting women into engineering roles. It was recorded in 2017 only 15.1% of undergrads were female, but we have had significant changes over the last few years that we think are worth celebrating. According to WISE (Women Into Science and Engineering),...
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08
Aug

Another month, another new recruit – or two!

JRC recently decided to take on another engineering apprentice as the company continues to win new clients and projects. After a very impressive round of interviews, it was decided we would have to take two, due to the strength of both these candidates. So without further ado, we welcome Ethan Woodhouse and Oliver Goody to...
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