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KAEFER in Germany is looking for apprentices

Mar 13, 2017

Germany

KAEFER in Germany is looking for apprentices! Pupils interested in the profession of insulation fitter or dry construction technician are welcome to apply. Places are vacant in several German locations such as Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Hanover and many more

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3, 2, 1...

Mar 8, 2017

France

3, 2, 1... Our colleagues in France have launched their safety campaign 2017 "Vers la Culture Sécurité" during the KAEFER WANNER national safety hour. Five vital rules will help to further anchor a genuine safety culture in the company for the well-being of all. Tous concernés à chaque instant!

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Congratulations to the KAEFER team Medupi Scaffolding

Mar 6, 2017

South Africa

Congratulations to the KAEFER team Medupi Scaffolding in South Africa on reaching 5 million LTI free hours. Managing safety is never an easy task, especially on a site with 900 employees all doing very high risk work. Commitment to creating a safe workplace by setting high safety standards and ensuring operational excellence are the only ways to achieve milestones like these. Congratulations to you all and looking forward to the 6 million. Keep putting safety first!

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3D meets thermography

Mar 3, 2017

Germany

Take a look at EiiF's latest newsletter and find out about the ambitious TIPCHECK University Research Programme funded by German Government. See more.

IT team after training

Safety Culture Training expanded to teams of admin

Feb 20, 2017

Germany

Safety Culture Training expanded to teams of admin: In general, safety culture defines the attitude in relation to safety at work. Managers should act as role models and show positive commitment. Therefore, Corporate HSE offers safety culture trainings within KAEFER. Recently, a special one took place in Bremen. For the first time, the participants were not only managers but the entire team from Corporate IT who received a deeper insight into this essential topic. The feedback was very positive and other departments are going to follow soon.

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Lean at KAEFER Construction

Feb 13, 2017

Germany

As KAEFER Construction have discovered, incorporating Lean into the initial sales presentation makes the company stand out from the crowd, and delivers a real competitive advantage. Here’s an example.

 

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Ratcliffe Power Station manager praises KAEFER's Lean processes

Jan 26, 2017

United Kingdom

Ratcliffe Power Station (UK) manager praises KAEFER’s Lean processes. Dave Johnson noted that "Whilst working collaboratively with KAEFER and their established Lean processes we have seen considerable success." The success is derived from the additional efficiency and saving of man hours and materials on site. The dedicated effort of the site team and Lean Leaders helped Ratcliffe Power Station deliver a successful outage through achieving an 18% efficiency increase on our scaffolding activities. A huge thanks to everyone involved!

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Big HSE success in Norway

Jan 16, 2017

Norway

Big HSE success in Norway. Congratulations to the entire team in Kårstø for a fantastic and effective HSE effort in 2016: no lost time injuries, medical treatment injuries nor serious incidents. Our client Statoil confirmed it as well in a very encouraging letter and with “thank you” cakes. Keep up the outstanding work!

Preem refinery

A good start to the new year

Jan 13, 2017

Sweden

A good start to the new year: Our Swedish colleagues were awarded with a new contract by Preem, the largest fuel company in Sweden, for extensive scaffolding works at their Lysekil refinery’s new Vacuum Distillation Unit. The new facility will manufacture Vacuum Gas Oil hence removing the need for its import.​KAEFER's part of the project starts in January 2017. Congrats to the team!

Troll A platform

Lean goes offshore

Nov 14, 2016

Norway

A Waste Walk & Lean Improvement Workshop (module 1 training) was conducted at the Statoil platform Troll A, in the Norwegian Sea. Troll A is the tallest structure ever moved by humans over the surface of the Earth.

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A warm welcome our new apprentices in Germany

Sep 1, 2016

KAEFER in Germany proudly presents the 29 new apprentices this year who have started their apprenticeship on 16 August. This year we are training insulation fitters, interior outfitters, industrial clerks and IT specialists for the locations in Bremen, Hamburg, Hannover and Lingen. We would like to say a warm welcome to our newest KAEFER family members, we are very glad to have you!

The appeal of the unknown

Apr 29, 2016

Since 2011, KAEFER has supported the iSithumba Sportgarten youth and sports project in Durban, South Africa. The project was initiated by Sportgarten e. V. Bremen with the aim of improving the social and educational situation of children and young adults in South Africa. Due to the close cooperation between KAEFER and Sportgarten e.V. Bremen, every year two KAEFER apprentices are offered a 4-week internship at iSithumba Sportgarten.

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Liquefied gases to store wind energy

Jan 29, 2016

In the North-German R&D alliance “OWS-MV Offshore Wind Solutions Mecklenburg-Vorpommern” KAEFER takes on a pioneering role by finding a flexible solution for storing wind energy from offshore terminals through the usage of cryogenic liquefied gases.

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