Our Travels

26
Jun

Movie of a lifetime

Although the REDs end up in some far-flung locations, they rarely get the opportunity to set off on a round-the-world adventure. However, like Phileas Fogg before them, that turned out to be the case on RED’s most ambitious filming project to date… Heading Down Under Admittedly, we were given much less than 80 days to complete our task, but the

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1
Jun

CHP, GHP and VPP – what’s it all about?

It’s great when our projects at RED bring us into contact with people who are making it their life’s work to make a positive difference in the world. In the energy sector, we’re all aware of the huge efforts being made across the globe in terms of clean energy growth and the desire (read necessity!) for power companies to increase

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4
Nov

Take two for RED in Istanbul

In our latest blog, see how Andy and Jon fared when RED made a return trip to Istanbul Airport on behalf of our client Vanderlande. A colossal airport Napoleon Bonaparte once said: “If the earth were a single state, Istanbul would be its capital.” Fast-forward 200 years, and Istanbul’s reputation as a place where East meets West remains unchanged. Like

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2
Sep

Vanderlande’s Spanish connection

Guess who was excited to return to Barcelona for the first time in 20 years since his beloved Manchester United won the Champions League and cliched an unprecedented treble in the Catalan city? Unfortunately for Paul, there was no return visit to the Camp Nou, despite the fact that Real Madrid were in town for a cup game in early

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21
Jan

Tokyo highlights

RED visited Japan this autumn to shoot the first part of a promotional video for Hitachi. As part of the project, Kerrie and Jon visited four locations, and also got the chance to sample some of the capital’s highlights, not least an amazing view of Mount Fuji at sunset from the Tokyo Skytree! Many thanks to our new friend, Horii-san,

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21
Nov

Back to Bavaria

We returned to the picturesque town of Weiler im Allgäu recently to do a final check of the customer magazine we produce for our client, HCME, before it goes to print. Seven language versions of this issue of Ground Control have been produced, showing happy Hitachi customers and their construction equipment in job sites around Europe. Many thanks once again

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7
Nov

Hong Kong rendezvous

  What do ‘Chek Lap Kok’, sea cucumbers and the Tian Tan Buddha all have in common? The answer: Andy and Glenn were lucky enough to see them all on a recent trip with client Vanderlande to Hong Kong.   East meets west Firstly, a minor reveal: ‘Chek Lap Kok’ is the island upon which sits Hong Kong International Airport

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19
Oct

All work, no play? Not exactly…

The RED team was treated to VIP access to one of Germany’s leading theme parks last week, as part of a special project with our client, Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME). It’s sponsoring a new attraction at Spieleland, which features ten specially modified ZX17U-5 mini excavators. We went to photograph and film the machines in action, and interviewed the

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14
Jun

Touchdown in Iceland

More of us are flying than ever before, and we all want to have a stress-free time when we’re travelling. The RED team headed to Keflavík Airport in Iceland to see how it was improving the experience for its passengers. Safety first If ever an example was needed that air travel is on the rise, taking a quick trip to

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9
Mar

Swiss family Probst

For RED, working in Switzerland with the authorised Hitachi dealer, Probst Maveg, is like visiting old friends who live abroad. After three incredibly productive days in the German and Italian parts of this beautiful country – linked by the 16.9 km-long (10.50-mile) Gotthard Road Tunnel – we agreed that the professionalism, enthusiasm and friendship exhibited by our hosts had reached

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