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12.12.16

Cambridgeshire supplier opens doors to rail after RISQS accreditation

Cambridgeshire-based construction business Mick George Ltd has successfully been accredited on the Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) and has announced that its doors are open to nationwide rail tenders.

The company, which operates predominantly across the East Anglia and East Midlands regions, has already proved its sub-contracting credentials in other sectors, and is now keen to continue to expand into rail.

After attaining accreditation, Mick George can now provide a plethora of complex services, including earthworks, civils, demolition and remediation services – as well as waste management and aggregate & ready mix concrete supply.

Its contracts director, Michael George, said: “The contracting services that we will be looking to provide are our core provisions. We possess a variety of established skillsets across the business, including recent recruits from this sector, which will be of undoubted benefit.

“The industry is heavily regulated by HSE when it comes to selecting suppliers, and rightly so. This is something that we embrace as it’s aligned with our ethos of providing a professional service, with the highest possible standards of safety for all our clients.”

The services the company is available to provide can also be integrated alongside its fully compliant ability to remove and dispose of all rail-associated debris, such as contaminated soils and hazardous waste. It has also actively invested in a number of external safety systems, such as Sentinal and the Confidential Incident Reporting and Analysis System (CIRAS).

The up and coming company will be headed up by operations director Dean Whitcombe and expects to appeal to procurement officers from major buyers, including Network Rail, Transport for London and TOCs.

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