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Hilson Moran strengthens its acoustics expertise with new senior appointment @HilsonMoran

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Hilson Moran has appointed a new associate consultant, Laurence Evans, to its acoustics team. Laurence will lead the acoustics team in the Farnborough office, working alongside Jon Willmott, who directs the acoustics team nationally from its Manchester office.

ENGINEERING EUROPEAN EXCELLENCE

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Tata Technologies’ new European headquarters is supporting excellence in diverse levels, helped by British engineering.

Built by BAM Construction, the £20m building at Tachbrook Park, Leamington Spa will house Tata Technologies’ engineering services focused on research & development into emerging technologies for automotive, aerospace and industrial machinery.  Designed by architects Webb Gray, the 63,000 sq ft office has been designed to deliver a BREEAM excellent rating.

A key element of that energy efficiency is the ventilation; as a result, internal airflow throughout is controlled via Gilberts’ linear slot diffusers and extract valves; integrated into the facade are, Gilberts’ external louvres.

WEDGING A DOOR OPEN FOR LOCAL YOUNGSTERS @wedgegalv ‏

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A Willenhall company is celebrating after its investment in the health, wellbeing and skills of young people across the region saw it play a fundamental role in the opening of a dedicated facility.

BE Wedge Holdings, the holding company of Wedge Group Galvanizing which has 14 plants across the UK, donated £100,000 towards the construction of The Way, which in its first year had over 4,500 young people registered from across the region. The investment has played a key role in providing youngsters with opportunities, a safe place to socialise, and access to support and guidance.

Keyline’s Longest Day Golf Challenge raises £2,000 for charity @KeylineBM

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A team of golfers from Keyline, and one of its suppliers Wavin, took part in a Longest Day Golf Challenge on Wednesday 21st June raising a fantastic £2,000 for Keyline’s chosen charity Prostate Cancer UK and also Macmillan Cancer Support.

The Keyline team was made up of Mitch Harris, Marc Turner, Maurice Joy and Carl Hollowell, and Stuart Pluck, Nick Welsh, Sean Hayes and Chris Jones represented Wavin.

‘Constructive rewards’ for students at Chichester College @coverstimber

Students studying for qualifications in the construction sector have been presented with awards for their hard work during the Construction Prize Giving 2017 at Chichester College.
Three of the awards presented on the evening – Best Level 1 Carpenter, Best Level 3 Apprentice, and the Award for Brickwork – were sponsored by builders and timber merchants, Covers, which is based on Quarry Lane.

LEISURE ACCESSIBILITY EXTENDED @closomatuk

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Accessibility to Midlands leisure is being taken to new heights with the opening of a further two assisted, accessible toilet facilities in Leicester.

The city is now perhaps the most accessible in the UK in terms of the toilet facilities- known as Changing Places: it has 15 in the city with a further seven across the county, in venues ranging from community centres to major new developments such as the city’s new Haymarket Bus Station.

REL goes back to school with latest contract win @RELBuildService

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Strengthening its reputation in the education sector, REL has been appointed to deliver electrical services for a new school in Ilford near East London.

Starting on site in September 2017, the contract forms part of the construction of Al Noor Primary School, the first Muslim faith school in the Redbridge area. The contemporary three-storey building will replace the existing school and an adjacent pub, creating a facility which will increase capacity to 420 children and 35 staff. Facilities include new play areas on the ground floor and roof deck.

Covers donates high-vis vests to junior school @coverstimber

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Covers has donated 25 high visibility vests to Court Lane Junior School in Portsmouth.

The vests, which were presented to the Head of School, Mrs Sam Cantini, by Covers Home Ideas depot manager Richard Murrell, will be worn by the children during school trips and educational outings to help enhance safety. 

Builders ‘bringing home the bacon’ at free demo day @dwnyebm

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The South East may have been enjoying a heatwave, but builders visiting DW Nye on Monday 19th June were getting ready for winter by finding out about the latest products on offer including an innovative new waterproofing system that can be applied to roofs in as low as -5 degrees celcius.

In the first of a series of demo days being hosted in 2017, the builders merchant, which is located on the A24 in Kingsfold, gave away free bacon butties and hot drinks to all visitors. A selection of key suppliers was on hand to provide advice and showcase their new products.