Geotechnical engineering specialist CAN Geotechnical Ltd, has been awarded the contract to install rockfall catch fences within the Port of Dover in Kent, a project commissioned by Dover Harbour Board. Specifically, CAN Geotechnical will remove over 220 linear metres of existing life-expired catch fence from the lower Eastern Docks cliff and install a new a […]
Aggregate Industries has helped complete a 31-bedroom extension to a care home located in the Cotswold town of Fairford, after successfully supplying walling and roofing products from its Bradstone range of structural products.
The CITB Apprenticeship Awards took place on 7 November at Merchant Taylor’s Hall, London. The event saw nine young apprentices and three employers from across England, Scotland and Wales commended for their commitment to their construction apprenticeships. The winners were presented with their awards by broadcaster and property entrepreneur, Sarah Beeny, best known for presenting […]
There is a lot of emerging talent within the piling and geotechnical sector and of this talent pool, many are destined to achieve senior positions with management and leadership responsibilities. Whilst the technical and academic abilities of these early career professionals are without question, it has long been the thoughts of many within the membership […]
Lincolnshire residential developer, Homes by Stirlin, has announced the appointment of Tony Lawton as managing director. Tony joins Homes by Stirlin to spearhead the firm’s ongoing expansion strategy and brings with him over 30 years of expertise and reputation in residential development, having previously been MD of Lindum Homes.
Specialist geotechnical engineering consultancy, Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), has expanded the range of its services to include a dedicated Environmental Risk Management and Contaminated Land provision, which will be run from its Edinburgh office, serving as an environmental hub for the entire group.
New research suggests that nine in ten firms still rely on paper on-site, exacerbating preventable productivity drains. Productivity in UK construction firms is being held back by the same challenges as twelve months ago, as efforts remain slow to adopt digital technology for the jobsite. According to Digital Groundwork: Closing the Productivity Gap, a new […]
Following on from the division’s recent overwhelming successes, workplace consultant, Office Principles has expanded its Birmingham arm, introducing a new designer, a commercial manager and an operations manager. Experienced designer, Joe Whittle joins the team as designer in a bid to strengthen the team’s design output and offer further creative expertise at the consultation stage […]
Businesses from all sectors have to negotiate staff sickness and, within the construction industry, particularly amongst small to medium-sized firms, the effects can be damaging. Could days away from site be significantly reduced though if employers supplied health supplements to employees? The British workforce fear taking time off, meaning workers are reporting to work ill, […]
With cable theft costing the UK rail network millions of pounds each year, Anderton Concrete is tackling the issue with the launch of its new innovative-patented product, Ander-fin. Theft of metal on the rails has been a prominent problem for many years, not only at the cost of taxpayers, but it also has the potential […]
Osmo UK and bespoke European oak flooring specialist, ESCO have an established partnership, creating a collection of solid oak flooring pre-finished with Osmo’s celebrated wood finish, Polyx®-Oil. Here, Osmo talks to Sue McGovern, who started her ESCO flooring journey by having it installed in her home and resulted in her selling it by working at […]