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Two Green Apple Awards for VolkerFitzpatrick’s rail division

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VolkerFitzpatrick’s rail division have achieved a Bronze and Silver Award for Environmental Best Practice at the Green Apple Environmental Awards.

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The two winning projects were Network Rail’s West Anglia Main Line (WAML) and Felixstowe Branch Capacity Enhancement schemes.

A number of carbon reduction achievements were made during both projects, including:

WAML
• A 242t reduction in CO2 emissions
• 20,000m3 of material reused on site and diverted from landfill
• 2,500 vehicular moment reduction to meet local air quality targets
• Material management saving of 35,000 miles

Felixstowe
• Reduction in bridge material quantities with a saving of 660t in CO2 emissions
• Transportation savings of 80t in CO2 emissions
• 1,700 reduction in lorry movements
• A total project carbon saving of 35%

Andy Battye, head of HSEQS for VolkerFitzpatrick, said: “To have been recognised with two Green Apple Awards is a fabulous achievement. All our projects work to ensure minimal impact to the environment at all times and we ensure staff undertake regular environmental training. This award is a recognition of their efforts. My thanks go to the project team for working to the highest environmental standards.”

The awards were presented on 12 November, at a ceremony held in the Houses of Parliament.

 

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