Top Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Construction Site

Construction sites closing over winter is something that happens a lot less now with improved building techniques and higher-quality products. However, there are still differences between winter and summer and with spring now under way, it is worth looking at your construction site and analysing how to improve it.

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Take control of emissions on site: Casella Guardian2 with VOC monitoring

Land pollution can be a major problem in the UK. Heavy industrial production was once a driving force for our nation’s economy and now many sites pose a major hazard for new construction operations [1]. In 2005, the Environment Agency estimated that up to 325,000 sites might be polluted because of former uses [2] – a huge clean-up conundrum.
The remediation of contaminated land sites can prove to be a challenging undertaking, however, effective boundary monitoring solutions can help to mitigate any environmental issues during construction by effective measurement of toxic compound exposure. Casella demonstrates its commitment to reducing environmental risks with the new Guardian2 site boundary monitor, designed to help site management remain compliant with emission levels, using remote monitoring and reporting of noise, dust and vibration levels, and now includes monitoring of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).

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Armstrong Ceiling Solutions help the CBRE with a hat-trick of systems

Mineral canopies and metal baffles and tiles feature at the organisation’s new-look HQ.

The world’s leading commercial property and real estate services adviser has used a hat-trick of systems from Armstrong Ceiling Solutions to enhance the interiors of its refurbished headquarters.

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SIKA CONCRETE REPAIR SYSTEM SUPPORTS REFURBISHMENT OF TOWN CENTRE BRIDGE

Sika supplied the concrete repair and corrosion management system as part of urgent refurbishment work to extend the service life of a town centre bridge.

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CAN GATHERING DATA REALLY SAVE LIVES? THE MODERN EMERGENCY LIGHTING SCHEME IS BECOMING INTELLIGENT!

Rene Joppi, Commercial Director at Mackwell discusses the challenges we face and opportunities that lie ahead. 

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Pioneering wellbeing programme wins utility industry award

Lanes Group plc has won a prestigious Utility Week Award for its ground-breaking wellbeing programme that combines digital app technology and practical help for colleagues in need.

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AkzoNobel adds concrete repair and maintenance to International range of protective coatings

AkzoNobel is expanding its International range with additional coatings and mortars for the repair and remediation of concrete. Following AkzoNobel’s acquisition of Flexcrete Technologies Ltd in June 2017, the full range of advanced cementitious coatings is being made available as part of the Intercrete series.

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Prevent a fire from spreading on your construction site

Every year, there are many fires on construction sites and in buildings undergoing refurbishment. Often workers are injured, and property is destroyed, causing unexpected costs which businesses many never recover from.

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Going Against the Flow: The Importance of Offsite Production

It’s been proven that prefabrication can lower accident rates, reduce construction time by 30%, and material costs by 20%. So why is it that offsite manufacture of building services elements is not being fully utilised by companies? Here, MIDFIX discusses the importance of prefabrication, and the many benefits that it brings.

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HOWARTH TIMBER SALES GRADUATE NAMED RISING STAR OF THE YEAR

A sales graduate working for Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has recently been named Rising Star of the Year at the 2018 British Excellence in Sales Management Awards (BESMA), hosted by the Institute of Sales Management (ISM).

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