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Mactech's continuing growth and success depends on developing and maintaining long-term partnerships with our clients, sub-contractors and employees, and a culture of honesty, fairness and openness remains as the bedrock of our core values. We've never lost sight of the values we were founded on: Trust, Honesty, Integrity and Professionalism and we continue to reap and share the benefits of relationships we began to build as we started out over thirty years ago.

Our journey so far:

1986

Founded by Chairman, Kevin McFarlane, to provide personnel and services for NDT and QC Inspection to engineering and construction initially within the nuclear and power generation sector in the UK and Europe

1993

Become a member of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing

1994

Introduced our technical labour supply business, providing personnel for major projects, plant-life extension and maintenance programmes of energy facilities, primarily in the UK, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and Norway

1998

Achieve ISO 9001 certification across all services

2007

Introduce site services division, supplying workers to categorised UK engineering and construction sites with focus in nuclear

2009

Became a full member of the Engineering Construction Industry Association (ECIA) as an Employment Business

Introduced our in-house civil nuclear security clearance and Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person (SQEP) vetting teams to service and support the needs of clients across the UK civil nuclear sector

Signed a National Framework Agreement with a leading UK mechanical services tier 1 contractor for the supply of skilled tradesmen, supervision and technical engineers for their Nuclear Services business, including all current operating EDF UK stations

2010

Awarded our first nuclear new build contract via the EPC and main pipework installation contractors for the supply of technical staff and QC project management teams to Olkiluoto 3 EPR plant in Finland. Subsequently, awarded vendor inspection scope via EPC contractor for NDT and weld inspection cross-checking at supplier bases and fabricators in Europe for OLK3 material and equipment orders

2011

Achieve ISO 14001 and OHAS 18001 certification

2012

Established our Industrial Relations and Labour Management arm, offering clients consultancy, site support, union engagement, NAECI payroll compliance, manpower and resource planning for major events, including outsourced provision for projects

2016

Introduce our Temporary Site Facilities service line, focussing on the provision of offices, security, toilets and wash-rooms, equipment and material stores, handling teams and localised accommodation solutions for clients working on project sites in the UK

Awarded our first major contract for the installation of Temporary Site Facilities on the Tees Rep Biomass Power Plant on Teesside, the largest biomass plant currently being built in Europe.

2017

Received Major Contractor membership from the Engineering Construction Industry Association (ECIA) being the only ECIA member with dual status of Major Contractor and Employment Business

Awarded our first contracts on Hinkley Point C, providing project management, supervisory, and in-scope blue-collar personnel for civil and mechanical contractors.

2018

Introduced our Total Workforce Solutions offering for Hinkley Point C, now providing project management, supervisory and in-scope blue-collar personnel for civil, mechanical and electrical contractors and complemented by Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person (SQEP) compliance and Hinkley Point C project specific security vetting, IR management, audited payroll and welfare services

2020

Signed a Framework Agreement with the principal contractor, EDF-NNB, for multiple service provision for Hinkley Point C

2020

Became a member of the Sizewell C Consortium a day after the initial launch being the first Employment Business to be welcomed as a member

2021

Opened our Lowestoft office as HQ for our UK nuclear operations and renewables businesses

2021

Became a member of the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA)