Inspiring students at The Big Bang North West

Freyssinet and its sister company Corrosion Control Services Limited (CCSL) joined forces with Carillion Kier JV for the Big Bang North West event at the Exhibition Centre in Liverpool on 4 July.

The Big Bang North West  is a STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) celebration for primary and secondary school children, led by EngineeringUK. The event aims to inspire young people, enabling them to discover exciting and rewarding STEM based careers, talk to business and industry experts and take part in fun, interactive activities.

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    CCSL Technical Manager Chris Spence shows children the impressed current cathodic protection system
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    Carillion Kier JV take over Construction Corner
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    CKJV Big Bang team

 

Taking over Construction Corner, the CKJV Big Bang team, made up of entities who have undertaken work on the M6 J16-19 Smart Motorway project including Freyssinet, CCSL, Jacobs, Tarmac and Hawk, demonstrated their specialist products and services to students, promoting the sector and its careers and opportunities.

CCSL’s Technical Manager Chris Spence talked to students about the corrosion of metals and the importance of cathodic protection, showcasing an impressed current system which was powered up and connected to a TR unit to demonstrate how CP works. The students also learnt about galvanic CP systems and equipment required for CP.