Sponsorship Success

We are delighted that local lad Ross Muir who we have been sponsoring for a few years, has succeeded in being promoted from snooker’s Q school to the professional world snooker tour. Ross appears  on TV regularly playing around the world wearing  his waste coat that carries the George Brown & Sons logo. Ross recently …

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New- Plasma Cutting Machine

We have now got our new Plasma Cutting machine up and running that can plasma cut steel, stainless and aluminium plates up to 30mm thick.  It can take a 2.5 x 1.25m plate.  The operators are getting used to the programming but it also comes with an extensive library of templates  that you modify the …

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Update March 2022

Unfortunately, we haven’t posted any news items for the last two years mainly due to COVID and a change of our web designer/host.The pandemic stuck and most of our employees were furloughed for several months but a small team of guys were asked to work on jobs for essential customers. Slowly the team expanded and …

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Work during difficult times COVID Virus

The COVID 19 pandemic has resulted in most work being delayed unless deemed essential under the Government guidelines. The oil industry is considered essential  and we recently undertook a short mobilisation of a vessel  during these difficult times. We also had to ensure that social distancing could be maintained while working on the vessel. The …

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Ross Muir Sponsorship

We are regularly asked to sponsor various sporting teams and events through either our customers or  own employees  through their  own local clubs or teams. Sports we have previoslly sponsored are football & bowling.  We were approached by Mr  Ross Muir a local snooker player regarding sponsorship to allow him to compete on the national …

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Advertising Cabinet

Being based in Edinburgh we undertake jobs related to the city’s numerous tourist attractions. We recently undertook work for one of the attractions extending their main poster cabinet at their entrance.  The sheet metal department can undertake “finished” items as the picture shows.

Engine Rebuild & Repair

Our Auto department undertakes work for a multitude of local car and truck garages and workshops. The work is varied and consists of both onsite and workshop repairs.  The work can be removing  broken studs and damaged  thread repairs, or machining cylinder heads and crankshafts. Most engines are from normal cars and trucks but we …

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Aluminium Pigging Tools

Our customer had an urgent requirement for the fabrication of sets of pigging tools , pigging is an expression used in the oil industry for putting various types of tooling through pipework which in this case was 36″ diameter. We duplicated pigging trolleys that are used to internally high pressure water blast lenghts of pipe, the …

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Farewell to Intercity 125

LNER who carry out heavy train maintenance at their Craigentinny Depot, recently asked us to assist in the restoration of one of their current fleet of High Speed Train power cars. The power cars are being phased out with the introduction of the new Hitachi trains on the East Coast main line,  the old units are being taken …

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Galvanised handrails

After 15 years of weathering our client requested we remake some new guarding around their caterpillar unit that sits 6m high on a tower. We measured the existing panels that were quiet flimsy with large corroded section and fabricated new removable guard panels. On completion the new guards were hot dipped galvanised and fitted prior to the …

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