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Holding on to the best talent

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Holding on to the best talent

Amec Foster Wheeler features in a video commissioned by WISE, the organisation that campaigns to increase the female talent pool in engineering and other STEM-related careers.

James Watt appointed to CCS Research Centre board

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James Watt appointed to CCS Research Centre board

Amec Foster Wheeler is pleased to announce that Process Engineering Manager James Watt has been appointed to the board of the UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC).

qedi achieves Silver Healthy Working Lives Award

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qedi achieves Silver Healthy Working Lives Award

qedi, Amec Foster Wheeler’s completions and commissioning specialist, is delighted to announce they have achieved the Silver Healthy Working Lives Award.

Sharing Farm

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Sharing Farm

Amec Foster Wheeler in Vancouver has partnered with The Sharing Farm Society for the past seven years, to put healthy food on the table for low income families in Richmond, Vancouver.

A day in the life of Laura Guetta

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A day in the life

Laura Guetta, Contract Scope Owner based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

A partnership for success

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A partnership for success

Amec Foster Wheeler's partnership with Dalziel High School in Motherwell, Scotland is an example of how schools and industry can work together to inspire the next generation of engineering talent.

Cement firms pilot to slash carbon by 95%

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Four Workplace HSE Award wins

Amec Foster Wheeler's Singapore office has received three Safety and Health Award Recognition for Projects (SHARP) awards and a Gold Performance Award at the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Awards ceremony held in Singapore on 27 July.

100 undergraduates complete training program

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100 undergraduates complete training programme

The programme is designed bridge the gap between academic knowledge and industrial knowledge at university level and gives the students an overview of the possible career options they may wish to choose after graduating. The programmes also enable students to learn about contemporary industrial practices.

Four Workplace HSE Award wins

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Four Workplace HSE Award wins

Amec Foster Wheeler's Singapore office has received three Safety and Health Award Recognition for Projects (SHARP) awards and a Gold Performance Award at the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Awards ceremony held in Singapore on 27 July.

Our support recognised at ITB Convocation 2015

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Our support recognised at ITB Convocation 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler was invited to attend the event as an Industry Partner supporting the Oil & Gas Training Program to final year students at the university. Ravish Maqsood, Program Director for the program attended this event in Brunei.

School Safety Seminar 2015, Singapore

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School Safety Seminar 2015, Singapore

Amec Foster Wheeler was recently invited by the Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE), to participate in the "School Safety Seminar 2015" held on 12 November at ITE College East, in Singapore. The MOE School Safety Seminar is organised annually to educate schools on key aspects of safety, as well as to share best practice and assist in building a cu​lture of safety awareness. Amec Foster Wheeler's invitation to this event came as a result of our​​ ​Ministry of Manpower (MoM) award earlier this year.

100 Resilient Cities partnership update

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100 Resilient Cities partnership update

Amec Foster Wheeler’s partnership with 100 Resilient Cities (100RC), a global non-profit organisation funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, is providing new opportunities to access the growing city resiliency market.

Oil & Gas UK Investment in People award win

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Oil & Gas UK Investment in People award win

Amec Foster Wheeler awarded the Investment in people award at the Oil & Gas UK awards dinner in Aberdeen.

Be the future of energy with us

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Be the future of energy with us

On 1 October we launched our new Early careers website that allows those interested in work experience, apprenticeships, internships and graduate opportunities the chance to explore, learn and engage with us on a global scale.

"Why can't all physics lessons be as good?"

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"Why can't all physics lessons be as good?"

Dr Steph Bloomer and Sarah Hunak, from Amec Foster Wheeler's Birchwood office, presented an amazing schools lecture for the Society for Radiological Protection (SRP) last month, helped by summer placement student Jess Revil.

Going the extra mile AGAIN for Northumbrian Water

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Going the extra mile AGAIN for Northumbrian Water

Amec Foster Wheeler has received two awards in Northumbrian Water's 'Going the Extra Mile (GEM) Framework Award' ceremony for excellence in the supply chain during 2014-15. This follows similar successes over the previous two years of GEM awards.

Tom and Jerry win a Goblin Challenge Award

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Tom and Jerry win a Goblin Challenge Award

As part of Amec Foster Wheeler's partnership with Newtonhill Primary School, our graduates visited the school to help the pupils build a battery operated go-kart.

Award for best paper in Environmental Engineering

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Award for best paper in Environmental Engineering

Amec Foster Wheeler's Gregory Courtice won the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering’s (CSCE) Donald Stanley Award

Making the difference in small and big ways globally

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Making the difference in small and big ways globally

Our employees are making the difference in both small and big ways in local communities around the globe. Discover how they're raising funds for disease research, promoting women in STEM, and rolling up their sleeves to keep our communities clean in this month's charity and community roundup.

Awards for outstanding safety record in Chile

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Amec Foster Wheeler in Chile awarded for its outstanding safety records

On 6 May 2015, the Chilean Construction Chamber, (CChC), an important trade association which primarily promotes the development in the construction area, and Mutual de Seguridad, the largest worker´s compensation company in Chile, presented an outstanding recognition of safety to Amec Foster Wheeler.

Renewables support in the Highlands

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Renewables support in the Highlands

Amec Foster Wheeler has won a tender to be a sole provider on a framework to provide Highlands Council with renewable energy development support for the next three years.

Supporting women in engineering with Moxie

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Supporting women in engineering with Moxie

We're committed to increasing the number of women in technical roles within our business and influencing women and girls in science and engineering by fostering a culture within the business where women can develop their full potential. We also support a wide variety of outreach programs. One such network within Amec Foster Wheeler is Moxie.

Walking together at Pride

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Walking together at Pride

Amec Foster Wheeler teamed up with Arup, Balfour Beatty and Lendlease over the weekend on the Pride in London Parade, as part of a campaign to unite the engineering and construction industry in improving the visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community within engineering.

ODI SeaStar Award for student outreach

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ODI SeaStar Award for student outreach

On 2 June 2015, ODI gave SeaStar Awards to the San Diego office, as well as to three of the office's most energetic contributors: Maya Murphy, Carla Scheidlinger and Barry Snyder. Maya and Carla both donated their time for a full year to mentor high school seniors and help them apply to colleges, while Barry has generously supported the group in various ways for the past five years.

Power & Process Americas wins two safety awards

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Power & Process Americas wins two safety awards

Amec Foster Wheeler's Power & Process Americas (PPA) operating unit won two safety related awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Georgia – the Diamond STEP award (Safety Training and Evaluation Process), and the Georgia Award of Safety Excellence.

Another successful delivery for Fired Heaters

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Another successful delivery for Fired Heaters

Amec Foster Wheeler has completed the successful delivery of another Carbon Monoxide incinerator, branded for all the world to see as it was delivered.

CSC receives three National Safety Council awards

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Amec Foster Wheeler's CSC business unit receives three National Safety Council awards

The United States National Safety Council (NSC) has recognized Construction and Specialty Consulting - a business unit within Amec Foster Wheeler - with their Operational Excellence Award for outstanding safety performance in 2014.

London work experience fortnight

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London work experience fortnight

On Monday 29 June, Amec Foster Wheeler welcomed seven eager GCSE students to their London offices to commence a two week work experience programme.

Award for innovation in technology

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Award for innovation in technology

Amec Foster Wheeler Energia Polska Sp. Zo.o., an independent unit that offers deliveries of boiler objects and services to the Polish market as well as the markets of Central and Eastern Europe, has won the Ambassador of Innovation Award from Unit4 Polska.

Group wins three state environmental awards

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Amec Foster Wheeler's Santa Barbara environmental planning group wins three state environmental awards

Amec Foster Wheeler's Environmental Plann​ing Group in the Santa Barbara, CA office received three awards from the California Association of Environmental Professionals at this year’s statewide conference.

Clean Energy graduate scheme recognised by IET

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Clean Energy graduate scheme recognised by Institution of Engineering and Technology

Amec Foster Wheeler's Clean Energy graduate scheme has again received excellent commendation from the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET), featuring in their prestigious 'Partner News' magazine. The scheme, one of the longest standing in the UK, was first accredited by the IET 24 years ago and has taken on over 900 graduates thus far.

Winning awards with Dalziel High School

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Winning awards with Dalziel High School

Amec Foster Wheeler and Dalziel (pronounced dee-el) High School from Motherwell, Scotland were among the big winners at the 2015 Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Star Awards.