A smart partnership to ease the headache of managing new return-to work practices @PressacComm

A partnership between smart sensor manufacturer Pressac and workplace management software provider Matrix Booking is designed to help ease the headache of managing new return-to-work practices by using smart building technology. As workplaces begin slowly opening their doors again to employees, the challenge for facilities and buildings managers is to comply with social distancing requirements, […]

Wolseley vows to support installers in getting back to work as lockdown restrictions ease @WolseleyUK

Specialist heating and plumbing merchant Wolseley says it will do “all it can” in supporting plumbing and heating installers get back to work as the UK’s lockdown restrictions are eased. On 10th June, Wolseley’s trade counter doors began to reopen as the nation’s installers returned to carry out non-essential works alongside the emergency support they […]

Scottish firm awarded £67 million contract to construct South Kyle Wind Farm @VattenfallUK

RJ McLeod to deliver the civil engineering and electrical infrastructure for Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm in the United Kingdom Located in East Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway, the 240MW South Kyle Wind Farm will provide opportunities for local businesses Works will require 150 people onsite at the peak of construction, with initial work to […]

Bauer Technologies Secures Cheshire Motorway Scheme

Bauer Technologies, a subsidiary of the BAUER Group, has been awarded the piling and foundation works for Highways England’s £43 million M6 junction 19 improvement works, which forms part of a collection of schemes designed to improve connections between Cheshire and South Manchester. The contract which was awarded by joint venture, Amey Sir Robert McAlpine, […]

Ladder Association issues new guidance on protecting ladder users from Coronavirus @Ladder_Tweet

“Keeping ladder users safe now means protecting them from Coronavirus as well as falls,” says The Ladder Association, as they release new guidance for health and safety managers.   New guidance from the Ladder Association is helping managers keep ladder users safe during the coronavirus outbreak, whether they’re attending a ladder training course or using […]

Bewley Homes and One.site leads the construction industry in the fight against Covid-19 @UKConnectLtd

New technology is being trialled for the first time in the UK which is expected to be a ‘game changer’ for workers upholding social distancing on construction sites. Bewley Homes is testing a number of social distancing wristbands that vibrate when workers come within two metres of each other. It is expected the ‘buzzing’ bands […]

MAC Construction Consultants appointed to deliver waterfront residential scheme in Nottingham @mac_consulting_

KMRE Group has appointed the Safety, Health & Environment team at MAC Construction Consultants to deliver Client Advisor and Principal Designer services on The Yacht Club Riverside development in Nottingham. Overlooking the River Trent, the development is located between the city centre and West Bridgford, boasting excellent transport links with Nottingham Train Station under two […]