Upgrading of Heating Circulating Pumps at Edinburgh Caledonian Hilton Hotel

In October we completed the first stage of pipework modifications to allow installation of  6 new heating circulating pumps by heating engineers Linaker Ltd. The installation work involved two separate visits during which the hotel hot water and central heating systems were drained down whilst  we welded 6” diameter steel pipe offsets in place to …

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Turning & Machining Split Timber Blocks in Opepe Hardwood

We recently carried out the manufacture of six split wooden dies for one of our valued customers. The blocks started as lengths of Opepe hardwood which were cut to length and epoxied together prior to splitting and machining in our semi-automatic lathes.  The final units were dowelled together, sanded and varnished prior to delivery.

International oil & gas contractor Saipem award George Brown & Sons new contract

We have been awarded the contract for the supply and fitting of the seafastenings to several  large umbilical reels by  Saipem, the oil & gas contractor . The contract involves the supply of approximately 30 tonnes of  fabricated steel seafastenings and securing the  cargo onto the deck of their shipping barge for safe transit to their …

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We now manufacture wire rope slings in-house

We have invested in a Talurit 350 tonne wire rope press, allowing us to make wire rope slings from 10mm to 30mm diameter. This will save a lot of valuable time for our customers, as we will now be able to manufacture the slings in-house.

George Brown & Sons light up Edinburgh for Christmas

We spent two weeks working through the night, testing the fixing points to fit steel plates for the hanging of wire ropes to hold this year’s Christmas lights on George Street. As Edinburgh Council wanted more lights, five extra wires and fixing points were manufactured, tested and fitted.

Getting ready for the Scottish National Portrait Gallery’s grand re-opening

Braving November’s cold, we worked hard to manufacture, fit and test the brackets before erecting the banners outside the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in time for its grand reopening.  We supplied all the rigging gear and pressed the securing wires for the brackets in our Leith test house to ensure they met our high standards.