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.

 


MGF employee Laura Rigby on what World Quality Day means to her

World Quality Day (WQD) is dedicated to raising awareness to the important contributions quality makes towards ensuring business and products success. MGF’s Quality Coordinator, Laura Rigby,  excels in delivering her passion and talent for quality, constantly working to overcome and take challenges in her stride.

Laura began working in Quality over 3 years ago after studying Law at Sheffield Hallam University with the aspiration of becoming a solicitor, however after spending time at United Utilities working in the Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) department and a quality management team it allowed her to see the career she felt invested progressing ...

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MGF introduces new Utility Endsafe Panels into fleet

Introducing MGF’s new Utility Endsafe Panels.

Originally developed as a bespoke item for a customer, the latest type of Endsafe panel has now been launched into the fleet and joins the extensive range of MGF panels. Designed to be installed using a dig and drop method, Endsafe Panels are traditionally used to close off the open ends of box systems where battering back the ground is either not preferred, or not possible.

MGF Utility Endsafe Panels are designed specifically for use around existing services and feature a 1.2m square hatch to allow service entry. Available in 3 sizes, 3.0m x 2.0m, 2.4m ...

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MGF Introduce NEW Research and Development Working Group

A core concept at our business is constant research and development to discover new and innovative products that offer a solution to our customers' needs.

To encourage and aid the development of new products and introduction into the hire fleet or modifications of existing products, MGF have set up a Research and Development Working Group comprising of Operations Managers, Mechanical Engineers and the Research and Development Team.

The team has a focus on reviewing product suggestions from a technical, commercial and demand perspective and will determine the need for any ideas within the shoring sector.

To encourage suggestions from around the MGF business, ...

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MGF Employee Takes on Windermere One Way Swim 2020

Long time MGF employee Antony Birchall is undertaking the challenging 11-mile Windermere One Way swim on Sunday 13th September 2020.

The event is held at the UK’s longest water and starts at Fell Foot Park located in the southern end of Windermere. From here, swimmers will take on the 11-mile distance leading them to the finishing point at the northern tip of the lake at Brathay Hall.

Commonly known as the #WOW swim, the event attracts hundreds of participants each year who are willing to push their limits and challenge themselves on behalf of a good cause.

Antony, who has worked ...

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MGF Launches a New Trench Box System, ‘Utility Trench Box’

A new Trench Box System has been introduced into the MGF fleet.

The Utility Trench Box has been designed to be used during utility repairs, small pipe installs/repairs and jointing applications.

The new system was originally developed for a customer for jointing bays after requiring further assistance on their project. The Utility Trench Box is compatible with MGF Endsafe Panels, Edgesafe, Laddersafe and Davitsafe products.

With a length of 3.0m and height of 2.5m, the system features a pair of rigid, bolted, high clearance struts enabling a maximum understrut clearance of 1.95m. This system can be used in internal trench widths of ...

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MGF employee Laura Rigby on what World Quality Day means to her



World Quality Day (WQD) is dedicated to raising awareness to the important contributions quality makes towards ensuring business and products success. MGF’s Quality Coordinator, Laura Rigby,  excels in delivering her passion and talent for quality, constantly working to overcome and take challenges in her stride.




Laura began working in Quality over 3 years ago after studying Law at Sheffield Hallam University with the aspiration of becoming a solicitor, however after spending time at United ...

On: 11 Nov, 2020 By: MGF

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Statement


The health and wellbeing of our employees, customers, suppliers and the general public continues to be our highest priority



Adopting a responsible approach across all elements of the business, we are working hard to ensure full operational capability in support of the construction industry, as it continues to remain a key industry sector throughout the Covid-19 lockdown. The distribution of our products and services continues to run smoothly across our network of depots to ensure our ...

On: 4 Nov, 2020 By: MGF

Livingston, an update: Meet the Team who are facing the temporary works challenges in Scotland


After almost a year in action, MGF’s Livingston Depot has been providing excavation safety solutions to those across Scotland.



Ideally located in the central belt, MGF’s depot is able to support the growing needs of the northern UK construction industry by offering national service to Scotland with the support of the other 12 MGF locations.



Cairns Gibson, Regional Manager for Scotland and North East England commented: “It’s great to now have a full ...

On: 30 Oct, 2020 By: MGF

MGF upgrade all designs with an Autodesk Revit 3D drawing


Over recent years the industry has begun to embrace the various digital innovations with a view to improving the design/build process.



As a supplier, MGF’s response to this was to transform all their drawing output from 2D AutoCAD to 3D Revit.  By embracing this technology, we can ensure our customers reap the various benefits Revit offers such as:



– Clearer visibility of the scheme



– Auto scheduling of equipment specified
On: 30 Oct, 2020 By: MGF

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New technology to de-risk a common high-risk process, using a 3D printer to create models of equipment for training before work moves on to site is a strong advantage.

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