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Clearing the way for the carriers – dredging the harbour for the QEC

DIO has taken a big step forward in its work to provide infrastructure at HMNB Portsmouth to support the new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. If you read my colleague Philip Wise’s blog a few months ago, you’ll know that DIO …

Supporting the Queen Elizabeth Carriers

One of the biggest projects underway across the Ministry of Defence at present is the construction of the two new Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy. DIO’s role is to construct the infrastructure required to support …

Accommodation Update: New housing services

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We all want somewhere safe and comfortable to live and the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has made significant improvements to many Service Family Accommodation (SFA) properties over the past years. However, people are often not aware of the wide range …

Sitting on the dock of the bay: A day in the life of an Area Utilities Manager

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Hi, I’m Hannah Palmer, a DIO Area Utilities Manager. I’m responsible for managing utilities at Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport, in Plymouth. I also look after utilities at other local sites, including Okehampton Camp and Britannia Royal Naval College. I …