From humble beginnings as HV contractors working from the back of their van, Smith Brothers’ founders Richard and John Smith are this month celebrating two decades in business.
Within any organisation, a defective electrical cable has the power to cause significant disruption to operations, making detecting and resolving these problems crucial – especially when high voltages are involved. Craig Collinson, operations director at Smith Brothers, explores the methods and expertise required in specialist cable fault testing.
Harnessing the power of drones to obtain large amounts of inspection data – across a variety of projects – has been central to success of their adoption. And, as the increase in demand looks set to reach new heights in 2019. *
News of the latest Smith Brothers awards win is buzzing around the office this week! We are delighted to announce that we’ve been named as ‘Business of the Month for January’ by our friends at Business for Calderdale.
In the lead up to Christmas, one of our directors, Dave Ogden spoke to the team at Power Magazine, to discuss some of our predictions for the electrical engineering landscape in 2019. He spoke about all-things-drones and renewable energy. If you missed the coverage, you can read it again below.
Before Christmas, we shared the exciting news that there were two ambitious runners in our midst. While we were looking forward to enjoying mince pies for breakfast, Heather and Ryan Smith were commencing training to take on the momentous London Marathon.
Health and safety plays a significant role in every workplace and at Smith Brothers it’s no different. But, surprising as it may seem, high-voltage project work can often be one of the safest areas for electrical engineers to work in. Our commercial director David Ogden spoke to Tomorrow’s Health and Safety magazine to explain why…
2018 is nearly over and what a year it’s been! Considering the number of interesting projects we work on – and given the popularity of our ‘year in focus’ series in 2017 – we continued our monthly photo competition for our team members on the ground.