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17 Sep: We are BIM Level 2 Certified

DDC Engineering Solutions is delighted to announce that we have been awarded BIM Level 2 certification in accordance with PAS 1192-2:2013, BS 1192:2007 and BS 1192 4:2014. We are very proud of this remarkable achievement which reinforces DDC as an innovative leader of the highways drainage sector and an established brand in the engineering market. We thrive on actively implementing best practices and keeping up-to-date with cutting-edge technology and this…

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10 Aug: The Beauty of Manhole Covers

Manhole covers are points of access for the sewerage industry. They are the slabs of metal usually associated with the dirty and smelly world of drainage. This is not the best picture, and you might already wonder what in the world can be beautiful about this? Art is such a powerful form of expression and lately people have started to experiment with unconventional methods introducing new techniques and avant-garde concepts….

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06 Aug: Smart Drainage Information Management

Being an innovative leader of highways drainage surveys, DDC has developed ground breaking software for drainage surveys. Simply put: There is currently no software available that can produce the results that HE requires. Until now. DDC Engineering Solutions created DIM, an in-house unique specialist solution which enables a comprehensive digital drainage modelling and provides a smart live data sharing and management system. The innovation of DIM is defined by its…

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11 Jul: Carol Lewis-Han is taking her career to new heights

Personal development is a core value of DDC’s organisational culture. The company dedication to build an unceasing learning mindset where everyone has the flexibility of taking up opportunities and extending their knowledge comes from the top, from our management team. One of our inspirations is Carol Lewis-Han, our technical director, who is not only a Qualified Professional with Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (MCInstCES) but, from this month, also…

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06 Jul: Raahil Ali is our new Project Director!

We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Raahil Ali to Project Director. Raahil joined DDC in 2008 whilst he was completing his BEng in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton. During the past 10 years, Raahil has been actively involved in improving and implementing new processes. He combines his practical and technical knowledge of process delivery and his onsite experience to create effective solutions and to ensure our…

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22 Jun: Celebrating Women In Engineering

At DDC we’re a big advocate of equal opportunities, especially when it comes to self-development and career progression for our team. Today, we celebrate Women in Engineering Day and we would like to thank our colleagues for their hard work and dedication. The women in our team are confident, talented and determined. In the last few years an increasing number of companies and influential figures have encouraged women to join…

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20 Jun: Congratulations to Dean Whitbrook!

DDC are delighted to announce that Dean Whitbrook has been elected as a Member of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation (CIHT).  Dean, the founder and CEO of DDC, is an accomplished engineer with 16 years of working experience within GIS civil engineering surveying and asset data management industry. Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) qualifies professionals who plan, design, build, manage and operate transport and infrastructure. Becoming a…

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15 Jun: New Software from DDC Shortlisted for New Civil Engineer TechFest Award

DDC Engineering is thrilled to announce that it’s been nominated for New Civil Engineer’s Festival of Innovation and Technology ‘Environmental Impact Award’ for its new innovative Drainage Information Modelling software ‘DIM’. Taking place on September 19th 2018 at Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London, The Festival of Innovation and Technology brings together engineering influencers to celebrate the brightest minds in the industry while providing a forum to inspire and drive…

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29 Sep: DDC to undertake North West Wales Surveys

DDC have successfully won the ‘TRMM Detailed Drainage Inventory and Condition Surveys – North East Wales 2017/18 for Denbighshire County Council & NMWTRA’ DDC will be undertaking Drainage Connectivity Surveys on the A5 & A55 over the duration of 8 weeks. DDC have tendered and successfully won the contracts over the past 7 years in NMWTRA and is a great achievement for the organisation and all involved.