Vivalda Group plc, the UK’s leading architectural panels supplier, has been recognised by the Financial Times as one of Europe’s fastest growing, innovative businesses in 2019. Ranked number 110 in the listing of 1,000 companies, Vivalda, which includes the Pura Facades brand, achieved a total revenue increase of 1,046% (2014-2017), creating 83 new jobs in […]
Open Doors initiative encourages students to consider a career in construction On Wednesday 20th March, safety expert Arco and local contractor Clugston welcomed local students to Arco’s new National Distribution Centre (NDC) as part of the Open Doors initiative. Up to 50 students had an exclusive opportunity to tour the site, which is adjacent to […]
Commitment to Skills and Training – Sponsored by CEA (Construction Equipment Association) Gold – Nylacast Silver – A-Plant Bronze – Mecalac
Innovation comes in many forms – from new machines to safety initiatives, and from simple solutions to the latest digital technology. The best innovations in the construction and rail equipment sectors have been celebrated with the announcement of the Plantworx Innovation Awards 2019 The winners were announced and presented with their awards following the CEA’s […]
GKD Technologies SensorHeight&Slew system has won a Bronze Award in the Plantworx Construction Exhibition Innovation Awards, in the Safety Category. The awards were presented last night (21st March) following the CEA’s (Construction Equipment Association) annual conference, during a Gala Dinner, hosted by snooker legend, Steve Davis OBE. More than 150 guests attended the presentation, which […]
A leading figure in construction has set out his vision for modernisation of the industry. Speaking at an Enterprise Ireland event at the Embassy of Ireland in London, Mark Farmer, CEO of Cast Consultancy said ‘the platform is on fire’ and warned that complacency is not an option for construction firms that want to survive.
The rapid rise in demand for high rise buildings presents significant challenges for M&E experts, who have to challenge 100 per cent of building specifications according to a new research report published by Uponor, the total solutions provider of systems for the safe transportation of water around a building.
The potential concerns surrounding Brexit and the property market were debunked at the first South East Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2019, which defied expectations despite the stuttering UK climate by attracting fifty per cent more visitors than anticipated. The event, which took place for the first time between 18-20 January 2019 at Farnborough International Exhibition and […]
A luxury block of apartments on the west coast of Scotland has just been treated with a weather resistant coating from Andura. The coastal property at Chaseley Gardens, Skelmorlie in Ayreshire, has tremendous views across to the Isle of Bute, yet at the same time is in an exposed position when the weather changes. Only […]
Dune eVo, and a bespoke metal tile, feature for Community Windpower. A mineral tile that is ultra-green, even by Armstrong Ceilings’ standards, and a bespoke version of a metal tile feature on the £1 million conversion of a former farm building into the headquarters of a wind farm developer. Community Windpower’s new head office in […]
Workplace safety innovators, A-SAFE, won the prestigious Manufacturer of the Year at the 2019 Made in Yorkshire Awards. The award recognises A-SAFE’s manufacturing excellence and their outstanding contribution to the sector in the region. The win, previously awarded to renowned manufacturers such as Rolls Royce and Camira Fabrics, will see A-SAFE go on to compete […]
Systems, including a custom one, toe the visual line for collaborative teaching. A myriad of metal wall-to-wall systems by Armstrong Ceilings were specified for a next-generation laboratory facility for their cost-effectiveness and versatility. A total of 2,500m2 of them feature on the University of Birmingham’s Collaborative Teaching Laboratory (CTL) building which aims to replace traditional, discipline-specific laboratories with […]