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Back on Track with Colas Rail.

Date Posted: 08/05/2017

Colas Rail is one of the worlds leading suppliers of railway infrastructure services. The award winning company has designed and constructed all forms of railway across Europe and the UK.  In the UK Colas Rail combines the engineering skills of their specialist businesses to provide total solutions in all aspects of railway infrastructure, from high speed […]

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Crushed by the Wheels of Industry

Date Posted: 24/04/2017

Powervamp portable battery packs capable of jump-starting the biggest Caterpillar front-end loaders are playing an essential role at Torr Quarry, Somerset, where they are ensuring that product mined in the morning can be on a train to London the same night. Typically around 70 trainloads of aggregate are shipped from the site every week. Torr […]

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Powervamp Fly In At Brize Norton

Date Posted: 10/04/2017

Powervamp has recently supplied RAF Brize Norton with a number of its Effekta emergency lighting central battery systems. The three phase units are to be used to provide back up power to the emergency lighting for the new hangar project. The project involved the construction of the new 24,000m2 hangar for the Airbus A400M military […]

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Frocester Engineering Feature Powervamp in Case Study.

Date Posted: 27/02/2017

Established in 2002, Frocester Engineering is an innovative engineering company specialising in tube bending, water jet cutting, welding and fabrication techniques to manufacture high quality products to meet customers’ exact requirements. At their headquarters in Somerset, they employ a core team of engineers and qualified welders and have an established network of local and regional […]

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Automotive Double-deck Trailers Utilise Coolspool Aircraft Start Units.

Date Posted: 20/02/2017

A cost-saving solution to the problem of reliably raising and lowering the intermediate decks of double-decker freight trailers has been developed by UK-based Powervamp Ltd, a long-established specialist in automotive battery jump start packs , aircraft static inverters and a world leader in external ground power units for aircrafts. The company’s hand-portable Coolspool 29 utilises technology used […]

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Olympic Games at the Arena – Revisited

Date Posted: 13/02/2017

In 2016 Arena TV were won the contract to broadcast the UK coverage of the 2016 Olympic, and Paralympic games, held in Brazil last year. Three of their largest outside broadcast trucks were driven to Brazil where they were be based for the duration of the games. However, although the trucks accepted 230V at 60Hz for […]

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Olympic Games at the Arena

Date Posted: 20/06/2016

  In an industry dominated by multinationals, Arena TV is a proudly British company specializing in the filming of international events. The company holds contracts with the nation’s major broadcasters to provide coverage of music festivals, large studio shows and sport. Arena own a fleet of 11 large OB, (outside broadcast), trucks that offer on-site […]

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Keeping the Wheels of Industry Turning at Toyota

Date Posted: 09/11/2015

The Powervamp emergency lighting service team are used to dealing with requests from companies at short notice, often called out anywhere within the UK to service, or repair equipment, that is required by law to be operational in an emergency. One such company recently was none other than Japanese car manufacturer, Toyota. Their UK headquarters […]

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Reducing Energy Consumption at Two Temple Place

Date Posted: 17/03/2015

Powervamp was commissioned to reduce Two Temple Place‘s energy consumption using low draw LEDs and their Effekta brand emergency lighting central battery systems. Two Temple Place is an extraordinary late Victorian mansion built by William Waldorf Astor on the Embankment, London. The house was designed for use primarily as Astor’s estate office by one of […]

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Powervamp’s ‘Anti-pollution’ Custom Ground Power at London City Airport

Date Posted: 15/12/2014

Directives and legislation changes set by politicians rarely inspire feats of engineering brilliance. However, London’s new anti-pollution directive was the inspiration for a team of Powervamp engineers working with London City Airport management to produce a UK first in mobile ground power. Keen to reduce Co2 emissions and cut pollution – as well as further […]

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