At GCL we understand that recruiting experienced people is only half the challenge, continuous training and clear target setting ensure each individual realises their full potential, our Investors In People – Silver Accreditation underlines GCL’s emphasis on developing it’s staff. While our three ISO standards confirm the importance we place in our Management Systems (9001), Environmental Management (14001) and Health & Safety (18001).
To produce a quality product for our clients, we must combine superior resources in and efficient and effect manner. Having successfully been awarded ISO 9001 in 2003 and our technical department's persistence at ensuring we have leading edge procedures, we are confident that the way in which we manage the construction process sets us apart from other contractors.
Labour: of our total workforce of over 700, GCL has a core element which are experienced, committed and loyal, it is these individuals who get the job done. To be successful you must have this calibre of worker in every role whether they be carpenters, steel-fixers, machine drivers. Many of GCL’s core workers have been with the Company for over ten years.
Plant: combing experienced labour with the most up-to-date plant and formwork systems, means construction projects are completed within programme and to the highest of standards. GCL has invested heavily in the most technologically advanced: cranes; formwork systems; static pumps; machines and tools.
Materials: securing the supply of quality raw materials and competitive prices is essential to the timely completion of each project. GCL has formed strategic alliances with the key suppliers within it’s sector. In addition we are prepared to try new approaches/technologies, such as the use of precast columns, whereby shaving days off the construction of each floor.