Going with the flow – Culverts

Culverts are a structure that allows water to flow under another structure, normally a footpath, road or railway line. A simple culvert may be a pipe under a road, while a more complex… Continue reading

Welding Underwater – The Shocking Truth!

Did you know Commercial & Specialised Diving can arc weld underwater? Welding underwater needs specialist skills and equipment, all of which Commercial & Specialised Diving can provide. Arc welding underwater (also called stick… Continue reading

Seaworthy Inspection- When did you last inspect your hull?

All ships need regular inspection and maintenance to ensure they remain seaworthy. There are a few options for this. One way is to do a visual inspection of the ship in dry dock.… Continue reading

Epoxy Bead Flooring – Fed up with your poolside looking dated?

Epoxy Bead Flooring Epoxy Bead Flooring is a hard wearing, decorative floor made up of coloured quartz crystals encapsulated in a clear resin.   It is non-slip, performs better than tiles and is… Continue reading

Is your moving floor about to harm customers?

Health and Safety – Is your moving floor about to harm customers? ‘The design of a movable floor and/or bulkhead, either for a new pool or for an existing pool, will need to… Continue reading

Children are pulling out your expansion joints!

Children are pulling out your expansion joints? ‘Where movement joints are provided in order to meet the requirements of BS 5385: Part 3 1989 (amended 1992), the compound used should be as hard… Continue reading

The role of diving supervisors

The role of a diving supervisor is integral to the success of a diving job. The supervisor must carefully mitigate the associated risk to divers working underwater in a hazardous environment whilst maintaining… Continue reading

Riverbank Scour Protection

Riverside pubs are a great place to relax, and what better way than with a glass of wine or a pint on a summers day? However, whilst you are sipping your drink, have… Continue reading

Technology Spot – Cofferdams

Cofferdams are temporary structures designed to allow the enclosed area to be pumped dry.  They are often used around bridge piers and other support structures built in water. Cofferdams can be built in… Continue reading

Diving In Unusual Places – Fishing Lakes

Fishing is one of the nation’s favourite pastimes. Recently, the owners of one such popular fishing spot in the Midlands required the assistance of Commercial and Specialised Diving to help clear underwater obstacles… Continue reading