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:
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
Become a member of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing
Introduce our technical labour supply business, providing personnel for the global construction, extension and maintenance of plant projects primarily in the UK, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and Norway
Achieve ISO 9001 certification across all services
Introduce site services division, supplying workers to categorised UK engineering and construction sites with focus in nuclear
Become a full member of the Engineering Construction Industry Association as an Employment Business
Set up our in-house civil nuclear security clearance and Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person (SQEP) vetting teams to service the needs of clients across the UK civil nuclear fleet
Signed a National Framework Agreement with a major Tier 1 Nuclear operator for the supply of skilled Tradesmen, Supervision and Technical Engineers for their Nuclear Services business, including all EDF UK nuclear power stations
Awarded our first Nuclear New Build contract via the EPC and main pipework installation contractor for the supply of technical staff and QC project management teams to Olkiluoto 3 EPR plan in Finland. Subsequently awarded vendor inspection scope via EPC contrcator for NDT and weld inspection cross-checking at supplier bases and fabricators in Europe for OLK3 material and equipment orders
Achieve ISO 14001 and OHAS 18001 certification
Establish our Industrial Relations and Labour Management arm, offering clients consultancy, site support – with union engagement, NAECI payroll compliance, manpower and resource planning for major events, including outsourced provision for projects
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.
Receive Major Contractor membership from the Engineering Construction Industry Association (ECIA). Currently, the only ECIA member to hold the dual status of Major Contractor and Employment Business
Awarded our first contracts on Hinkley Point C, providing project management, supervisory, and blue-collar personnel for civil and mechanical contractors.
Introduce our total-service offering for Hinkley Point C, now providing project management, supervisory and blue-collar personnel for civil, mechanical and electrical contractors and complemented by Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person (SQEP) vetting, Hinkley Point C specific security clearance, welfare support, IR management, and audited payroll
Signed a Framework Agreement with the principal contractor, EDF-NNB, for multiple service provision for Hinkley Point C
Accepted as a member of the Sizewell C Consortium a day after the Initial launch becoming the first Employment Business member
Opening of our Lowestoft office as HQ for our UK Nuclear Operations
Became members of the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA)