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Screenshot of Lean webinar with moderators

KAEFER-own LEAN webinar series has started

May 20, 2020

Bremen, Germany

We’ve been on our Lean Journey since 2013, usually training numerous KAEFER colleagues around the world in live-sessions on sites as well as in classrooms in continuous improvement. Covid-19 has challenged our Lean community to find new ways to ke...

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Internal poster on how to use community masks and stop the virus from spreading further

Boost in multinational, internal collaboration through Covid-19

Apr 22, 2020

Bremen, Germany

For us, Covid-19 has brought the degree of multinational communications and collaboration to an even higher level than before. Colleagues from all over the KAEFER world share their ideas and best practices on how to inform everyone at KAEFER and organise all the new challenges we’re faced with every day. We’re in this together!

Handing over of the Rigips award

KAEFER Construction Berlin receives Rigips Trophy

Feb 27, 2020

Berlin, Germany

KAEFER's interior outfitting team was awarded with a trophy for the best performance in the category "Acoustic Systems" at the big Rigips Trophy competition in Berlin. They received the fantastic price for the revitalisation of a former industrial hall in Berlin into a location for film, music and sound productions. The jury was impressed by the extremely detailed preliminary planning as well as the elaborate implementation of a sound-absorbing wall construction. A great achievement - congratulations to everyone involved!

Photo of award and award ceremony

KAEFER in Poland awarded as "Young worker friendly employer"

Feb 11, 2020

Tarnów, Poland

The KAEFER location in Tarnów, Poland received the award “Young worker friendly employer”. The local competition was ausgerufen by the Małopolska district, the Employment Office and the Board of Education of Kraków. The efforts in the area of vocational training and the employment of young personnel are crucial and an important element of KAEFERs activities in Poland. We’re truely happy that our colleagues are being appreciated for their dedication and commitment in training the next generation of insulators.

Screenshot fomr new KAEFER image film

World premiere: the new KAEFER image film

Jan 15, 2020

Worldwide

“…and action!” The new KAEFER image film premieres today. Colleagues in numerous KAEFER offices came together to watch the new film – popcorn of course was not to be missing – and celebrated the first KAEFER film with employees starring both in front of the camera and behind the microphone. A special thanks goes out to all our “film stars” in Brazil, France, Germany, the Middle East, Norway, Poland and South Africa. Enjoy watching!

KAEFER HQ as advent calendar

KAEFERs giant advent calendar

Dec 16, 2019

Bremen, Germany

It's this time of year - and like every year, KAEFER headquarters in Bremen is turned into a giant advent calendar. Each day, local charities are supported with a donation. Today, for example, it's "Trauerland" (a centre for mourning children and adolescents), "the FabLab" (a high-tech workshop to examine digital media and manufacturing technologies) and "Bremer Tafel" (a association collecting surplus food and distribute it to needy citizens).

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Contractor Safety Award for the KAEFER team in South Africa

Dec 12, 2019

Lephalale, South Africa

Our amazing team from South Africa, working at Medupi Power Station, has been awarded with the Contractor Safety Award by Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Africa for 10 million LTI free scaffolding man-hours. KAEFER joined the project in 2009 supplying, erecting and dismantling scaffolds. In 2014, KAEFER was also employed to do insulation works. KAEFER was subsequently awarded more work and became the largest insulation contractor on site. Congratulations to everyone involved!

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New edition of KAEFERs company magazine K-WERT is published

Dec 11, 2019

Bremen, Germany

What do our people and clients count on? Why is a shipbuilding project like a giant Tetris game? How does it feel like to work in ropes on a 120m-high crane?
All these questions are being answered in the new K-WERT company magazine. Browse through interesting reads from projects & people around the world.

Thomas Oldsen during the German Industrial Insulator Championship

The next generation of KAEFER professionals

Nov 19, 2019

Bremen, Germany

We couldn’t be any prouder of our young KAEFER professionals: In the summer of this year, Thomas Oldsen completed his training as Bremen's best industrial insulator after a shortened training period of two instead of three years.

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Winning Team photo

LEAN prize for KAEFER Energy

Sep 22, 2019

Stavanger, Norway

KAEFER Energy was awarded with the ‘Lean Prize 2019’ at this year's Lean Network Conference. Bård Bjørshol, CEO, explains “KAEFER Energy's priority task is to create added value for our customers with the help of our employees. Our competitiveness has been strengthened significantly, in parallel with HSE, productivity, precision and quality. I want to thank all employees. Together, we create added value for our customers and ourselves by working smart and safe while delivering good quality and achieving plans in a cost-effective way.”. KAEFER Energy is on its way to reaching the goal of becoming the best company for both customers and employees.

HSE Council Meeting 2019

12th HSE Council Meeting

Sep 12, 2019

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

HSE experts from 13 countries met in Amsterdam to further strengthen our HSE community, exchange ideas and learn from each other. This year's topics: KAEFER workwear, Rope Access, International Travel Risk Management and Health Management. Thomas Eickhoff, Head of Corporate HSE: “It was an excellent meeting, with well-chosen topics. It showed once again that we as an international team are growing closer together and that makes me very proud”. We are already looking forward to the next HSE Council meeting in 2020!

Corrosion under insulation

Register now for KAEFERs CUI Masterclass in November

Sep 6, 2019

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Register now for the KAEFER CUI Masterclass “Old Lessons & New Insights” from 18-19 November in Amsterdam. The intensive 2-day course with experienced trainers, based on the proven concept of Dr. Stefan Winnik, will equip you with the latest findings and research on CUI. Make use of the promo code “KAEFER” (CAPS sensitive) and feel free to share it with colleagues & clients. We’d be happy to see you in Amsterdam!

Overview Ian Carter

Meet Ian Carter at Gastech 2019

Sep 6, 2019

Houston, USA

See you at Gastech? Also attending Gastech with us is Ian Carter, our experienced General Manager. Why not come and say 'Hi' and discuss any upcoming requirements you may have?

Trial area for pupils

KAEFER Trophy 2019

Sep 5, 2019

Bremen, Germany

Opening up new vistas while having fun = KAEFER Trophy. Now in its 7th year, the event in Bremen, Germany, invites local pupils from grade 9 and 10 to compete against each other in a football and beach volleyball tournament. In between, the 250 participants got to experience different trades from our industry first hand by trying little tasks and speaking to current apprentices. It's agreat way to present skilled trades to young people and not miss out on the fun part. Read more here

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