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Wednesday, September 27th, 2023

Global production of fish and seafood has quadrupled over the past 50 years  , with aquaculture – the practice of fish and seafood farming – now outpacing wild catch fishing. Against this backdrop, consumer tastes and preferences for fish products are also changing – desiring not only optimal taste, but also more ethical and sustainable means of production. […]

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BRISTOL CITY COUNCIL

Friday, September 15th, 2023

Redcliffe Bascule Bridge, in the vibrant city of Bristol, has undergone a remarkable transformation with the collaboration of Fairfield Control Systems and Fairfield Engineering Solutions. This historical bridge, dating back to the 1940s, has been revitalised to provide a safer and more efficient route for the public while accommodating larger boats that pass through. The […]

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Friday, December 2nd, 2022

Polypipe Ltd required the refurbishment of the conveyor control of the Polystorm manufacturing plant at their Horncastle plant in Lincolnshire. The refurbishment was prompted by the diminishing support of the original OEM, and several of the parts used on the system were obsolete or running towards the end of their product lifecycles. The existing motor […]

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Monday, July 4th, 2022

The Inverness West Link is a £55 million project procured as part of the Inverness and Highland City-Region Deal. The project aims to encourage sustainable regional economic growth, tourism and alleviate traffic congestion. This joint initiative was supported by up to £315 million investment from the UK and Scottish governments, Highland Council, Highlands and Islands […]

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Inlet structure

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

The first “Smart Canal” in Europe uses historic canals and 21st Century innovative technology to solve the problem of flooding and provide land for the regeneration of North Glasgow. Officially named the North Glasgow Integrated Water Management System (NGIWMS), the project will see North Glasgow passively absorb, clean, and manage rainfall intelligently by adopting a […]

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Viking Voyage Super Flume

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

In June 2017 Fairfields completed another leisure ride installation for the Viking Voyage Super Flume at Tayto Theme Park in Ireland. The €8m super flume reaches impressive speeds of 60kmp/h, has a 700m long track and contains 1.7 million litres of water. Each boat passes through a replica Viking village, passing 5 replica Viking ships […]

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Keadby Pumping Station

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

The Hatfield Drain, River Torne and South Drain, collectively known as the Three Rivers, flow into a lagoon at Keadby Pumping Station near Scunthorpe before joining the River Trent. The large pumping station serves to drain excess water into the River Trent, whilst keeping enough water in the Three Rivers to serve the 37,000 hectares […]

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Thursday, November 26th, 2015

The Oman Aluminium Rolling Company (OARC) is a state of the art, light gauge, sheet rolling facility in Sohar, Oman. The facility includes a Hazeltt Twin Belt Caster and a state of the art hot rolling, cold rolling and finishing operations for sheet aluminium used in air conditioning, automotive heat exchangers, food containers, foil wrap, […]

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Selby Rail Swing Bridge

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Selby Swing-bridge is an iconic Victorian structure, located just to the north of Selby Railway Station. It carries the rail lines between Doncaster and Hull over the River Ouse, which at this point is navigable. The swing-bridge is consequently in regular use. The bridge was built in 1889 by Messrs. Nelson & Co of York […]

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Thursday, November 26th, 2015

The £22m Gateshead Millennium Bridge was designed to be the centrepiece of a joint application by Newcastle and Gateshead Councils in a bid to become the holders of the prestigious title ‘European Capital of Culture’ in 2008. The bridge also received lottery funding from the Millennium Commission and funding from the European Regional Development Fund. […]

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