We’ve just finished a programme of work to upgrade the runway and associated airfield lighting at RAF Odiham in Hampshire. Why does a helicopter station need a runway? Royal Air Force Odiham is a front-line helicopter base and home of …
Under Project Wellesley, we’ve been busy developing the new tri-service facility at the Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration. Since 2017, a total of 27 buildings have been handed over.
The MOD’s sustainability strategy aims to reduce defence’s contribution to carbon and greenhouse emissions on the defence estate.
In July 2019 we held a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction at RAF Lakenheath and the next phase of the hugely important F-35 programme. With any major construction project there are always challenges to identify and overcome …
Our construction team has been delivering a range of buildings for the DIO at Worthy Down in Hampshire, developing the new tri-service training facility at the Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration.
Nominations for the MOD Sanctuary Awards close on 31 July and we’re still looking for entries for some of our new award categories.
This week is National Careers Week and to celebrate I’d like to tell you about how the joint venture between Kier and VolkerFitzpatrick (KVF35) has been working with students at Mildenhall College Academy to help them learn about the different career opportunities available in the construction industry and other related professions.
It’s hard to believe that just over a year ago DIO awarded Kier VolkerFitzpatrick the contract to build facilities for the arrival of US F35s at RAF Lakenheath in 2021.
This week is Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, which aims to inspire individuals to take up a career in engineering. At DIO, engineering provides the opportunity to work on vital projects and infrastructure that ensure the Armed Forces can live, work, train and deploy overseas.
Our specific focus in this blog is on women in construction and focuses on the work taking place at RAF Lakenheath.