Aspex strengthens Novista Riser Steel doorsets with major fire test certification

Aspex, one of the UK’s leading doorset companies, has successfully fire tested the Novista Riser Steel doorset with multiple door leafs mounted in a single frame.

The doorsets were tested to BS EN1634-1: 2014 and BS EN1363: 2012 for two hours by Exova, the UKAS accredited testing company in High Wycombe.

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URETEK to Deliver Voided Soils Treatment Solution for M3, Junctions 2-4a Works

URETEK, one of the world’s leading contractors specialised in geopolymer technology for ground engineering, has been awarded the contract to treat voided soils on behalf of Highways England as part of the on-going maintenance works following completion of the M3 smart motorway between junctions 2 and 4a.

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HOW TO PREVENT AND RECOVER AFTER A SITE SPILLAGE

According to HSE, slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work. On average, they cause 40 per cent of all reported major injuries and can also lead to other types of serious accidents such as falls from height.

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Viewing deep shafts in the round cuts survey times and costs

Drainage specialist Lanes Group plc has used advanced camera survey technology to dramatically cut the cost, time and inconvenience to the public of surveying more than 100 deep sewer shafts.
A two-person team used an IBAK Panoramo SI camera to complete full inspection surveys of more than 100 manholes across Broadstairs and Ramsgate, Kent, for Southern Water in just two weeks.
A conventional approach would have required the shafts to be inspected through confined space entry, taking up to three months to complete.

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Structural Concrete Alliance announces 2017 award shortlist

The Structural Concrete Alliance has shortlisted three projects for the 2017 Structural Concrete Alliance Award for Repair and Refurbishment, with the winner to be announced by former BBC Breakfast Host, Bill Turnbull, at the Concrete Society Awards Dinner to be held at the Grosvenor Hotel, Park Lane, London on 16th November.
The winners were chosen from entries received from members of the three trade associations which make up the Structural Concrete Alliance: the Concrete Repair Association (CRA); Corrosion Prevention Association (CPA); and the Sprayed Concrete Association (SCA).

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SMART-SPACE COMPLETES NEW I-BEAM PRODUCTION FACILITY FOR BOLT BUILDING SUPPLIES

Smart-Space, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and installers of temporary, semi-permanent and permanent buildings, has completed the construction of a fully-insulated, permanent workshop for Bolt Building Supplies at the builders and timber merchant’s headquarters in Halstead, Essex.

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Assure 360 – the 21st Century health and safety tool for the construction industry

Britain’s record as one of the best in the world when it comes to health and safety is hard earned. It’s no coincidence that, according to the HSE, in the year ending March 2017 deaths in the construction industry were at an all-time low, with only 30 recorded fatalities. Maintaining an enviable H&S record requires all those involved in the construction industry to ensure innovation is at the heart of their business.

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World’s Largest Boom Lift Joins AFI’s Super-Set Fleet

AFI has added two JLG 1850SJs – the world’s largest boom lift – to its Super-Set large machine hire fleet.

The JLG 1850SJ has a working height of 58.56m and its telescopic jib provides 82,000m3 of work area and a greater ability to reach up and over.

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Hobs Repro Announces Qvidian Bid Services Now Available to AEC Clients

Hobs Repro, a leading document, bid and tender management solutions provider, today announced that AEC sector companies will benefit from its new partnership with Qvidian, the leading provider of cloud-based content management and proposal automation software.  This is the first time Qvidian has partnered with a European company.

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BLU-3 APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR TO OVERSEE GROWTH

Specialist subcontractor blu-3 has appointed Jim Southworth as its new Managing Director.

Southworth’s appointment is a tour de force for blu-3, bringing more than 40 years’ international experience in utility operations across senior roles in companies from United Utilities International to North West Water and Consumers Utilities Canada Limited.

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