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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Help from the industry for the industry

Thousands of construction workers are killed, injured or have their health damaged every year in the UK due to unsafe work practices. MGF first joined the Working Well Together (WWT) construction industry health and safety initiative in 2012 and continue to support it today and help stop this suffering.
The Working Well Together (WWT) campaign was set up in 1998 by the Construction Industry Advisory Committee (CONIAC) after recognising the construction industry itself needed to do more to improve its ...

On: 14 Sep, 2018 By: MGF

£50,000 raised for WaterAid

Over the past 15 months, MGF’s Technical Sales Representative Graham Denton has been working alongside 11 other volunteers to raise money and awareness for WaterAid.
Business4Life (B4L) is a scheme hosted by Wessex Water where a team of people who work within the water industry, run various events to raise money for WaterAid. Alongside MGF, this year’s team comprised of employees from Wessex Water, Nomenca and Interserve.
Following in the footsteps of MGF employees of past B4L teams, Graham Denton ...

On: 5 Sep, 2018 By: MGF

MGF Launch MiDesign® – Standard Solutions

MGF are proud to announce the launch of MiDesign® – Standard Solutions, offering pre-engineered design solutions for low risk designs covering trench boxes, sheets and walers, manhole brace systems and our lightweight GRiPSHORE® range to specified depths.
As part of our mission to become the easiest to deal with and the most trusted supplier to work with, we continue to support our customers by providing world class leading digital engineering innovation.
Over recent years MGF has experienced an exponential growth ...

On: 28 Aug, 2018 By: MGF

Midlands Depot Ladies Raise for St. Giles Hospice

The St. Giles Hospice’s Solstice Walk is their biggest single fundraising event of the year.
On Saturday 16th June 2018, hundreds of women from all over the region gathered in Lichfield to get involved in a ladies-only night time walk around the city.
Amongst the crowd was Sonia Fletcher (Hire Desk Controller), Emma Turner (Administrator), Ashleigh Thatcher (Sales Support) and Mechelle O’Hara (Depot Manager) flying the flag for MGF’s Midlands – Rugeley Depot, who all participated to raise money for ...

On: 22 Aug, 2018 By: MGF

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(MGF GRiPSHORE™) is a simple but widely applicable solution that will radically improve health and safety in shallower trench excavations. It will potentially instigate a culture change, especially with SME’s and utility operatives. Effective use of lightweight materials and basic analysis of soil mechanics provides a quick to install and versatile sustainable low cost solution that reduces CO2 emissions and negates the need for plant

- Award Panel, BCIA Awards 2015

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