Late last month Air Charter Service completed its largest single onboard courier job to date, transporting a shipment of just over five tonnes from Hong Kong to Portugal. Oliver Weigelt, ACS’s Onboard Courier Manager, commented: “Our Geneva office got the call to move automotive parts from Zhongshan on the Monday. The client had looked at […]
The Association of Industrial Truck Trainers has launched a major initiative to improve the standards of its training organisations with the introduction of a brand new level of accreditation: AITT Excellence. The announcement was made at AITT’s Annual General Meeting during IMHX 2019.
The construction sector is increasingly embracing digital transformation, with a growing number of businesses abandoning paper-based processes in a bid to boost productivity. Leading construction consultancies Sustainable Construction Services and Waterman Group, timber frame manufacturing specialist, Taylor Lane Timber Frame, precast concrete manufacturer, Treanor Pujol, and roofline, rainwater and cladding solutions provider DMD Installations are […]
Murray MacQueen has joined Target Market Flooringpecialist team as Area Technical Manager for North-East England and Scotland. This new challenge will see Murray working with contractors, architects and engineers on specification projects that include Sika screed and Sika resin coating solutions for industrial and commercial projects including car parks and deck finishes. Prior […]
Manchester learning hub Procure Plus is aiming even higher after meeting its target of delivering trainees in to construction-based employment earlier than expected. The Stretford-based hub, which joined the Construction Skills Fund (CSF) in October 2018, has now set itself the target of delivering double the number of trainees and an additional 150 positions of […]
An eclectic, forward thinking crowd of 34,327 construction professionals attended UK Construction Week on 8-10 October. There was a particular swell in visitors keen to learn about future technologies and how they could be applied to their businesses.
The French name ‘Beaulieu’, given to this immaculate new development in Chelmsford, Essex, means ‘beautiful place.’ It was originally the name given by Henry VIII to one of his summer houses, which still stands today only 20 minutes’ walk away.
The New York and Tel Aviv based startup Dynamic Infrastructure is implementing the world’s first deep-learning solution which allows bridge and tunnel owners and operators to obtain visual diagnosis of the assets they manage. The system provides live, cloud-based, 3D views of the bridge or tunnel and automatically alerts when changes are detected in maintenance […]
Leading pitched roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles has supported award-winning building company, Cameron Homes with one of its largest developments to date. Cameron Home’s Lawnswood development forms part of the £5m Branston Lock scheme, which is being delivered collaboratively by Staffordshire County Council and a number of building developers. On competition, it will provide […]
The winners of Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) Built Environment Awards 2019 were announced at a gala black-tie dinner held on 3rd October as part of the Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition at Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.
Whether the UK is heading for a hard or soft Brexit, construction companies need to implement and amend appropriate insurance cover to avoid facing further challenges after 31 October
Jacksons Fencing chosen at Cambridgeshire primary school Safety and learning are inherently entwined; effective tuition relies on students feeling comfortable and protected from harm. Along with high quality teaching, pupils’ wellbeing and security is, understandably, a top priority for schools.