Hinkly Point C

What is Hinkley Point C and how has its construction changed?

Like other nuclear construction projects, Hinkley Point C has seen a lot of controversy. However, despite initial challenges, construction went ahead and over the last 2 years it has seen considerable development take place.   A flourishing energy project Located in Somerset, Hinkley Point C has flourished into a prosperous energy project that employs a 3,200-strong workforce. Another 25,000 job opportunities are expected to be created by the construction and…

Crossrail in Numbers

Crossrail In Numbers

Costs and statistics from one of London’s major projects Crossrail has been one of the most prominent infrastructure projects the UK has ever seen. It’s also currently one of the largest projects in Europe and has brought the UK, and the whole UK construction industry a lot of attention. As completion of the final stages of the project look to be coming into sight, we look at the figures behind…

Reasons to be cheerful

REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL – 1, 2, 3

Written By Mark Tomlin, CEO VJ Technology As we enter 2019, I think we have many reasons to be cheerful. To many, 2018 was a year of bad news. However, I think it is easy to overlook all the good and focus on the bad when it is so frequently making the headlines. The construction industry achieved a lot in 2018 and I for one think that 2019 has a…

The Special Specialists

TIME TO REWARD THOSE VERY SPECIAL SPECIALISTS

Written By Mark Tomlin, CEO VJ Technology The credit for the successful delivery of some of the UK’s most impressive projects is usually something aimed at the client, main contractor and design team. However, the reliance on a specialist contractor or contractors is on the rise, especially as projects become ever more complex. Further, as questions around the financial stability of numerous tier one contractors grow, are we seeing the…

Hedley Mayor CFO

VJ Technology Appoint New CFO

Hedley has enjoyed an illustrious career since qualifying as a Chartered Accountant and entering the world of finance 32 years ago, so we are delighted to welcome him to the VJ Technology team. Hedley raised and invested the Baring’s English Growth Fund, a UK-based private equity fund. This successful venture, in which he was a partner for 11 years, was followed by his appointment as Finance Director at Octopus Investments.…

Primary Capital Investment in VJT

The investment from Primary will provide an excellent opportunity for VJ Technology to further improve service, with enhancements expected in logistics operations. A key part of the business plan is for geographical expansion, with particular focus on the North West, Scotland and Ireland. A new Glasgow based depot is also being introduced in October 2018, giving VJ Technology the resources needed to provide an outstanding service to customers based anywhere…