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Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

An open letter to the Government to help tackle the UK’s engineering skills shortage Fairfield Control Systems Ltd has today joined forces with over 150 world-leading engineers, scientists and technology giants to urge the Government to urge the Government to help tackle the UK’s engineering skills shortage by embedding engineering into current primary school learning […]

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Tuesday, November 9th, 2021

We are delighted to announce that we have achieved FORS Bronze accreditation for the first time! The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme that promotes the quality within fleet operations and encourages exemplary levels of best practice in safety, efficiency, and environmental protection. Achieving our FORS bronze shows our commitment to […]

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Monday, October 11th, 2021

Congratulations to Scottish Canals, Mackenzie Construction Limited and the rest of our project team for Glasgow’s Smart Canal project being named as the ‘Greatest Contribution to Scotland’, the top award, at the Scottish Civil Engineering Awards ceremony. Read all about our contribution to the project here. This amazing project is Europe’s first ‘smart canal’ system. It uses historic […]

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Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

A Team of employees from Fairfield Control Systems, Mackenzie Construction, Scottish Canals & AECOM are cycling from Glasgow to Edinburgh in memory of their beloved late colleague, Nick Leeming, to raise funds for Sheffield Hospitals Charity. On 16th February 2021, we lost our friend and colleague Nick Leeming to Covid-19. Nick was a Gentle Man, […]

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Friday, August 27th, 2021

BAE Systems and Fairfields have been working in collaboration with other key suppliers on the smart gantry project as part of BAE Systems ‘Factory of the Future initiative. “The Eurofighter Typhoon’s UK production line is being transformed through the introduction of new technology, an innovative spirit and effective collaborations across BAE Systems teams and with […]

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Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Scottish Canals have established a framework to deliver engineering and construction work to maintain and develop the canal infrastructure. We are proud to announce that Fairfield Control System has been awarded the following lots: Lot 4 – Mechanical / Hydraulic and related works Lot 7 – Electrical / Controls / Telemetry works and related works. […]

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Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

An innovative training solution from Siemens Digital Industries is helping upskill their customers and suppliers to capitalise on the opportunities of Industry 4.0. The one year ‘top up’ degree programme gives engineers a BEng Hons (Bachelor of Engineering) in Control and Automation. Co-designed and co-delivered by Siemens Digital Industries and the University of Salford it […]

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Friday, March 19th, 2021

Fairfields have been selected to carry out the M+E package for the Redcliffe Road Bascule Bridge renovation project. Working with Cleveland Bridge UK, who have been named as the Principal contractor, we are delighted to be carrying out the upgrade, refurbishment, and replacement of key mechanical, electrical and control systems. Drawing on our expertise in […]

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Thursday, March 4th, 2021

On 16th February 2021 we lost our friend and colleague Nick Leeming to Covid-19. Today we remember Nick and how he brought so much joy and fun into our lives. So how would you sum up Nick? Dedicated? Intelligent? Tenacious? Opinionated? Tough? Softie? Caring? Lovable? The truth is you could not, because he was all […]

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Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Fairfield Control Systems are delighted to be working in partnership with the University of Nottingham’s Centre for Aerospace Manufacturing, Siemens and Evosoft to complete a portion of FA3D2 project. The University Of Nottingham Said: “The Future Automated Aircraft Assembly Demonstrator Phase 2 (FA3D2) will deliver a national experimental testbed and technology demonstrator in digital and […]

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