Driving Excellence: Our Commitment to Quality and Standards


Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our notable accreditations and awards. Alongside ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001 certifications, we proudly hold Multi-Utility Registration Status (MURS) with Lloyd Register. These prestigious achievements highlight our industry leadership in multiple utility sectors. Explore our impressive accolades below.
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National Electric Registration Scheme (NERS)

Registered with NERS to carry out: Civil Works; Cable Laying: LV 11kV, 33kV, 132kV; Jointing: 11kV - PM 33kV - PM 132kV – PM; Overhead Line Wooden Pole: 11kV - PM 33kV - PM 132kV – PM
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Water Industry Registration Scheme (WIRS)

Registered with WIRS to carry out:  Construction of Mains and Services (all works); Construction of Non-Routine Complex Mains Branch Mains Connections; Construction of Routine Under Pressure Mains Connections
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Gas Industry Registration Scheme (GIRS)

Registered with GIRS to carry out:  Construction, Commissioning & Connections (Routine).
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Achilles Verify

We are an Achilles UVDB accredited supplier having achieved the Achilles Verify Category B2 Standard through the assessment of our Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality Processes.
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Constructionline is the UK's leading procurement and supply chain management service that collects, assesses and monitors standard company information through a question set that is aligned to PAS 91, the standardised pre-qualification questionnaire developed by BSI to reduce duplication within the construction industry.
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Gas Safe Register

We are on the official list of gas engineers who are registered to work safely and legally on all gas services.
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Nicol are proud to be members of the United Kingdom Society of Trenchless Technology.
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BSI ISO 45001:2018

Our management system is accredited by BSI to the ISO 45001:2018 Standard for the provision of civil engineering, construction, horizontal directional drilling and plant hire services. ISO 45001:2018 is the first and only international standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. Adoption of the ISO 45001 standard demonstrates the company commitment to the health, safety and welfare of our workers and the continual improvement of our OH&S culture and performance, across all of our operations.
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BSI ISO 9001:2015

We are accredited by BSi to ISO 9001:2015. ISO 9001 is one of the world's most widely recognised Quality Management Systems. The Management System in place at Nicol of Skene covers the provision of civil engineering, construction, horizontal directional drilling and plant hire services. Our system enables us to continually monitor and manage quality across all operations, and outlines ways to achieve, as well as benchmark, consistent performance and service.
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BSI ISO 14001:2015

We hold BSi accreditation for ISO 14001:2015, a globally recognised Environmental Management System. Our Environmental Management System extends across our civil engineering, construction, horizontal directional drilling, and plant hire services. This system empowers us to maintain rigorous environmental standards, ensuring responsible and sustainable practices in all our operations.
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Excellence in Health and Safety at Trades Awards 2020

We are proud winners in Excellence in Health & Safety at the Trades Awards 2020.
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Drilling Contractors Association

Nicol became members of The Drilling Contractors Association (DCA) in 2020. We are proud to be promoting the objectives of the association whilst sharing our experience and learning from other contractors and suppliers who are members of the association.

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