Construction materials supplier GRS has secured an exclusive deal to bring to market millions of tonnes of granite arising from British tungsten mining for use as sustainable construction aggregate. The unique multi-million pound venture sees GRS join forces with Tungsten West, operators of recently reopened Hemerdon tungsten-tin mine near Plympton, Devon, to sell high-quality secondary […]
Casper, Phillips & Associates Inc. (CPA) recently completed remediation of three 40 metric ton capacity rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMGs) at a major North American port, after conducting a root-cause analysis following gearbox failure.
Feldolling, Germany – To protect the residents against flooding, a flood control reservoir with a capacity of approximately 6.6 million m3 (4.6 million m3 and 2 million m3 in the underwater basins of the Stadtwerke Muenchen) will be constructed in Feldolling, in the district of Rosenheim in the lower Mangfall Valley. BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH and […]
Schrobenhausen, Germany – Seafloor massive sulfides are a valuable mineral raw material found at the bottom of the deep sea. The “Vertical Approach” is a method forextracting seafloor massive sulfides using the trench cutter method, an established technique in specialist foundation engineering that is operated and supported in the deep-sea environment from a ship on […]
On October 21 2021, Finning UK & Ireland, exclusive distributor of Cat® products, will be hosting a free-of-charge virtual event for plant operators, construction professionals and heavy equipment enthusiasts. FINROCK21 will be a live, interactive virtual exhibition open to both existing customers and people that are new to Finning and Caterpillar®, giving them exclusive access […]
International engineering consultancy, Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions Ltd (GDG), is delighted to announce the opening of its first office in The Netherlands.
Sentry, a business set up by a former construction project manager to address the problem of tool theft, hopes to crowdfund £50,000 to manufacture its flagship Smart-Lead product. Smart-Lead is an integrated GPS tracker that can be retrofitted into small and medium sized construction equipment such as power tools and cement mixers. Special features include […]
A leading law firm has encouraged house buyers to act fast if they want to be in their new homes ahead of the festive period, following reports that house purchase completion times have extended to 16 weeks and with the Stamp Duty tax holiday coming to an end.
HDR Inc is pleased to have been appointed to provide Civil and Structural Engineering and Geo-Environmental services on the Kadans Life Sciences Project for 5-10 Brandon, Kings Cross.
Mecalac, a global leader in the design and manufacture of compact construction equipment, has announced the launch of its MR50 and MR60 Tiltrotators and dedicated grading buckets. Available for Mecalac crawler excavators and wheeled excavators fitted with the CONNECT hydraulic quick coupler, the new MR50 and MR60 Tiltrotators offer even more possibilities.
By Angus Mackie – QUALICOAT UK & Ireland Chairman There has been a great deal of discussion that has taken place of late over the combustibility of the external envelope of some of our high-rise dwellings where aluminium composite panels (ACM) containing flammable cores have been used. These panels are in the process of being […]
Ravago Building Solution’s BBA certified ultra-thin high-performance extruded polystyrene (XPS) thermal insulation boards has been delivered to 22 Hanover Square, in Mayfair, London, as part of a £50 million project to deliver a new collection of luxury residences.