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Cummins Supplier Award 2023

Gilkes are delighted to be recognised with a “Best Delivery Performance – Direct Sourcing Award” from Cummins.  

The award, for performance in 2022, is in recognition of the partnership and dedication the Gilkes team have shown towards Cummins.   

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Global Hydropower Day 2022

11/10/2022

The inaugural Global Hydropower Day on Tuesday 11 October 2022 highlights the benefits of sustainable hydropower to people and communities. 

Gilkes are joining the celebrations by celebrating the hydropower on our doorstep.  Gilkes head office is in Kendal, known as the Gateway to the English Lake District, and the company has been supplying hydropower plants for this region of England since 1853. 

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Grytviken Micro Hydro

10/08/2022

GRYTVIKEN HYDRO CONTRACT AWARD

Earlier this month the hydro sales team signed a contract with the Government of South Georgia for a micro hydro scheme at the Grytviken site in South Georgia. 

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We can, with Hydropower

21/03/2022

The International Hydropower Association have launched a new global campaign to highlight hydropower’s role in achieving net zero and energy security.

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Hydro Site Open Day 2022

11/03/2022

Register for our next Hydro Site Open Day.  This is a unique opportunity for future site owners, developers and anyone with a keen interest in hydro to see all aspects of a working hydro installation.

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King Cove Hydro Refurbishment

03/02/2022

Delta Creek Hydro Facility Upgrade Work

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Working Day of a Hydro Service Engineer

09/08/2021

Kevin Sutherland is a Senior Field Service Engineer for Gilkes. In the first of our "Day in the Life" series, Kevin takes us through a typical working day of a hydro service engineer.

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Cummins Launch QSK95 Engine

06/08/2021

Cummins launches QSK95 engine for ultra-class mining trucks.

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10 Years of Servicing Scotland’s Small Hydro Fleet

16/04/2021

Over the last 10 Years Gilkes have opened 3 service centres in Scotland to serve the small hydropower fleet.

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Small Hydro Potential in Africa

07/04/2021

"There is a place for small hydropower in Africa, which has much less environmental impact and is much quicker to build.”

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Gilkes move in to Midrange Marine Engine Cooling Market

22/02/2021

New lines of cost competitive pumps focusing on engines between 4L & 19L have provided our initial customers with considerable gains in quality and total cost of ownership. 

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Exceptional Supplier Award

11/01/2021

Gilkes is extremely proud to have received an “Exceptional Supplier Award” from Cummins Daventry.

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Gilkes invest in next generation machining capability

20/11/2020

The addition of a 5-axis machine tool strengthens Gilkes current in-house machining capability.

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