ALUCOBOND®, from 3A Composites GmbH, is pleased to announce its ‘Fire Safety for Aluminium Composite Material’ CPD has gained Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) approval. Since its recent introduction, ALUCOBOND®’s ‘Fire Safety for Aluminium Composite Material’ CPD has been extremely well received by architects, recognising the importance of fire safety in the constructions they […]
The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) is launching an “FPS Mentoring Scheme” and with it, seeking piling, foundations and geotechnical industry people to come forward to become mentors, as part of its goal to encourage wider participation and retention of those early careers in their as well as engage with students looking for career direction.
Latest product development from Rinnai is a complete mobile hand wash and hygiene station geared up to supply unlimited amounts of continuous flow hot water for any and every site needing instant access to this facility – anywhere that needs instant handwashing – any queue outside a supermarket, shopping area, car park, building sites, temporary […]
A 350-ton (310-tonne) capacity Hydra-Side low profile skidding system was the centerpiece of a multifaceted transformer delivery and installation in Sweden recently. The LP350 skidded the 264-ton (240-tonne) transformer under an overpass—a planned manoeuvre on the 25-mile (40km) route from Sundsvall to Nysäter—and then into its final position. The 37 ft. (11m) long, 12.5 ft. […]
At this time of unprecedented change working at home is the reality for the majority of us, only a minority of people have a dedicated home office however there are many products that can help to create a workspace that is productive and healthy. Humanscale, a worldwide leader in designing and creating ergonomic innovations, creates […]
The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) has announced plans to produce a series of podcasts and webinars, aimed at providing a more engaging communications channel for its members. Being launched in May 2020, the podcasts will be directed primarily at those working in the piling and geotechnical industry, although depending on the topic, they will […]
OZ Lifting Products LLC has added the 4,000-lb. capacity OZ4000EC to its range of electric chain hoists. The manufacturer has steadily expanded the series having launched the 500-lb. capacity OZ500EC in 2018. The 1,000-lb. capacity OZ1000EC and 2,000-lb. capacity OZ2000EC followed, before the latest model was introduced as the only product in the range with […]
As the whole of UK plc comes to terms with the so called ‘new normal’, by and large the Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) welcomes the government’s initiatives that are designed to help the construction sector through these difficult times. Specifically, this assistance includes a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the ability to defer VAT and […]
HDR | Andrew Reid is one of 220 organisations nationally to be recognised with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade. Now in its 54th year, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the country, with winning businesses able to use the esteemed Queen’s Awards’ emblem for the […]
Nottingham University’s Energy Technologies Building (ETB), a showcase £6.5m research centre, which brings together world-class experts in energy research, has chosen ALUCOBOND® A2 from 3A Composites GmbH, finished in Sakura 917 from its spectra colour series for its cladding.
The British Drilling Association (BDA) is pleased to announce it has appointed Richard Fielden as its new Chair, replacing Martyn Brocklesby, who steps down having completed his statutory two-year tenure at the helm. Richard Fielden, who is presently Managing Director of WJ Groundwater, has been in civil engineering since 1988, graduating Trent Polytechnic with a […]
The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) is continuing its efforts to promote the electronic pile schedule (e-Pile Schedule), as part of its on-going strategy around technical standards and digital construction. This is essential to improve communication, avoid errors and provide Clients with an efficient, safe and cost effective foundation solution.