Trust is at the heart of our business. By understanding our clients’ needs we deliver effective solutions forging long term relationships.
The Aquila team has been involved in the nuclear industry for the past 40 years with experience from every licenced nuclear site in the UK.
Our seasoned engineers have been involved in projects from the design concept stage right through to manufacturing, testing, installation and commissioning. This experienced group of nuclear engineers have worked hand in hand with Aquila’s younger engineers coming into the industry.
Clients engage with Aquila at different stages in the delivery process, but we like to get involved as early as possible so that we can share best industry practice from the start, saving time, money and delivering exactly to our clients’ requirements.
Our purpose is to provide excellence in our products and services to leading nuclear and healthcare companies.
Our pragmatic approach combined with a deep knowledge of the market characteristics, delivers a high level of confidence to our clients.
We applaud creativity by empowering our European team to innovate within a structured environment.
Our ability to blend many years’ experience in highly regulated environments with innovation, results in excellence in everything we do.
At Aquila, we employ a team of engineers covering a wide spectrum of engineering including automotive, oil & gas, pharmaceutical and structural. This gives us a broad perspective on providing solutions which are fresh and pragmatic. We also actively seek a wide age profile in the team and encourage ownership but with support.
From feasibility through to turnkey, Dave’s industry experience stretches far and wide. His vast expertise covers a strategic, technical and commercial portfolio providing hands-on solutions to mission critical engineering.
Starting out as a Project Engineer, Chris has never been far from the Nuclear Industry gaining vast experience in design, development, manufacture and commissioning. Most recently Chris has been involved with containment & radiological shielding, remote handling, radioactive materials & packaging and hot cells and non-shielded isolators.
With a background in engineering, Drew is ideally placed to promote the Aquila approach of providing innovative solutions in a safe way. Drew’s fundamental business development skills combined with his engineering years of experience have made him an integral component of Aquila.
THE CALDER GROUP
Aquila is part of the Calder Group, the £165m pan-European engineering group with nine operating subsidiaries in five countries.
A world-class specialist in precision engineering and the European market leader in the lead and radiation shielding industry, the Calder Group manufactures and distributes technical products, supporting maintenance, decommissioning, waste management and radiation monitoring.
Calder Group stands for engineering excellence. All our subsidiaries share a commitment to the highest standards of customer service, product performance and environmental management.
Containment and glovebox technology, including in box processes. We provide design solutions for active ventilation for high integrity environments.READ MORE
Shielded facilities in concrete-steel or lead, including internal containment and processes. We provide solutions for all penetrations including shield doors, transfer tunnels and services.READ MORE
Remote handling systems and processes for use inside shielded and contained facilities. We provide solutions for In Cell hoists, special In Cell remote machines and Master Slave manipulators.READ MORE
Transport and packaging of product to and from the shielded and contained facilities, including flask bogies and rails, transport containers and posting systems.READ MORE