Category Archive: Commercial

Tanks – Inspection, Repair & Maintenance – Our Speciality!

Tanks come in an amazing range of shapes and sizes and have innumerable uses. They may also be above or below ground, free-standing or ‘built-in’.  But there is one thing they all have… Continue reading

Bridge Scour Protection

  Bridge scour is the removal of sediment such as sand and rocks from around bridge abutments or piers. Scour is typically caused by swiftly moving water that scoops out scour holes which… Continue reading

Anode Installation you can count on!

One of the services in frequent demand at Commercial & Specialised Diving is the installation of sacrificial anodes. This is a highly skilled operation that requires underwater welding. Sacrificial anodes help protect submerged… Continue reading

Tis the season to be busy

November has proved to be our busiest month ever, with enquiries at a company record high. Commercial & Specialised Diving would like to thank all or our loyal returning customers as well as… Continue reading

Diver communications – What happens if they fail

There are several ways to communicate to a diver underwater, however, the communications used by commercial divers are embedded within their air delivery hose system called an umbilical. The umbilical also doubles as… Continue reading

Lock Gate Refurbishment

Canals formed the backbone of transport around the country during the industrial revolution in the mid 1800’s. Today the canals are still used, however instead of being used for industrial use, they are… Continue reading

Working off vessels in coastal areas

Diving work platforms used for civil engineering and maritime construction projects come in many different guises.   Commercial & Specialised Diving often work off a multitude of vessels in order to safely access… Continue reading

River Weed Clearance

Weed growth in rivers can often occur quite rapidly during the summer. High light levels coupled with warm water and nutrient run off from farmer’s fields all promote a growth spurt. On occasion… Continue reading

Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo 2017

A big thank you to all of our existing and new customers who came to visit us at the Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo in September at Excel. It is always good… Continue reading

Viaduct Survey

Commercial & Specialised Diving have recently surveyed a viaduct in order to ascertain its condition. Major damage was found both above and below the waterline. The detailed survey allows structural engineers to plan… Continue reading