Supporting our customers to create safe working environments

At MGF, we provide excavation safety solutions to the construction industry, including shoring, trench sheet piles, safety equipment and pipe stoppers.

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We are proud to design, develop and manufacture our entire range of shoring equipment in-house. It allows us to provide in-depth product knowledge, flexibility to meet demand and the ability to undertake bespoke manufacture to meet the most complex of requirements.

 


Ben Achieves IEng Status

Congratulations to Design Engineer Ben Gorrill on his recent achievement of IEng status with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). Achieving an Incorporate Engineer status (IEng) gives experienced engineers recognition for their expertise and hard work, a fantastic achievement and career stepping stone.       Lee Womersley, MGF Design Manager commented: ‘This is a huge milestone in Ben's career that showcases his competence and experience in the industry. Ben can now use the letters IEng MICE after his name, all the hard work has paid off!’ Ben began his career in Engineering after graduating from the University of Manchester in 2012 when he was employed ...

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MGF Win RoSPA Gold Medal Award

MGF are thrilled to have achieved a Gold Medal (5 consecutive Golds) in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from organisations around the world, recognises achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement. Competitive awards go to the best entries in 24 industry sectors including construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education. For MGF this is an impressive award in recognition of our practices and achievements in helping our staff and customers get home safely at the ...

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MGF Sponsor Tour De Manc 2018 #allforcharity

MGF are delighted to be sponsoring the Tour De Manc cycling event for the 2nd year running on Sunday 6th May 2018. Tour De Manc is a non-profit brand and raises incredible funds for registered charities, as well as encouraging cycling inclusivity (enabling para-cyclists, women, and children). This year, the headline charities are The Haematology and Transplant Support Charity (HATS), Forever Manchester and The Booth Centre. See the full list of supporting charities. The charity has no employees and all the hard work is organised on a voluntary basis, deducting only necessary costs (such as event insurance and marketing ...

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Steve Hesketh Receives FICE

Part of the ICE membership, becoming a fellow demonstrates the peak of an engineer’s profession. Fellowship recognises senior level of knowledge, ability, experience and contribution to the engineering community. The prestigious accreditation can demand other values, including expertise in niche technical subjects, engaging in engineering education and training, or playing a part in changing policy for the sector. Steve is a Chartered Civil and Structural Engineer with over 33 years’ experience in Civil Engineering Design and Construction gained with major contractors including Amec, Kvaerner and Bechtel. He has been the Engineering Director at MGF since 2005, responsible for all matters technical ...

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New College Durham Student Joins MGF

After taking on an apprentice from New College Durham back in 2015, MGF invited students from the college for an open day in January of 2018. The four students, who all studied Fabrication and Welding Level 2 or Level 3, were hosted by the yard foreman Ger Hallahan and other staff members at MGF’s Durham depot. The day began with an overview of MGF before changing into PPE and being introduced to the workshop. Experienced welder, Richard Hall, had prepared welding equipment and demonstrated real damage repairs, with an emphasis on how safety critical the work they carry out is. They ...

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Top Ten for Construction Enquirer Awards 2018

Update…
After three weeks of votes, categories have been cut to now only include the companies with the most votes… and MGF have made it to the top ten in each nominated category! The final voting stage is now open until August 31st 2018 before the winner is announced at the awards ceremony during UK Construction Week in October. If you think we are worthy winners then please use the links below to vote for MGF!
… 11/07/2018
MGF is ...

On: 15 Aug, 2018 By: MGF

Supporting the Longest Single String Pipeline in the World

The River Humber pipeline is an important pipeline – connecting an import location for gas at Easington, on the East Yorkshire coast, to the national network – delivering gas supplies to millions of households throughout the UK.
The original pipeline, Feeder 9, is buried in a cut-and-cover trench under the river bed where tidal patterns have eroded the river bed covering the pipeline. Remedial work was undertaken to provide a short-term solution while a long-term solution was developed.
National Grid, ...

On: 14 Aug, 2018 By: MGF

Ben Achieves IEng Status

Congratulations to Design Engineer Ben Gorrill on his recent achievement of IEng status with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).
Achieving an Incorporate Engineer status (IEng) gives experienced engineers recognition for their expertise and hard work, a fantastic achievement and career stepping stone.

 
 
 
Lee Womersley, MGF Design Manager commented:
‘This is a huge milestone in Ben’s career that showcases his competence and experience in the industry. Ben can now use the letters IEng MICE after his ...

On: 24 Jul, 2018 By: MGF

MGF Win RoSPA Gold Medal Award

MGF are thrilled to have achieved a Gold Medal (5 consecutive Golds) in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK.
The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from organisations around the world, recognises achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.
Competitive awards go to the best entries in 24 industry sectors including construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education. For MGF this ...

On: 6 Jul, 2018 By: MGF

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This is a major step forward both in terms of speed and reducing safety hazards in the unloading process. Our site team can testify that they would recommend the Pipe Lifter on every occasion when installing large diameter pipes

- James Young, John Henry Civil Engineering

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