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

January 2019 in News by Publisher

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

January 2019 in News by Publisher

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

January 2019 in News by Publisher

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

January 2019 in News by Publisher

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

December 2018 in News by Publisher

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

December 2018 in News by Publisher

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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Improved monitoring for site operations: Casella announces advanced Dust Detective Enclosure

December 2018 in News by Publisher

Casella, air sampling, noise and vibration monitoring specialist, has launched an improved version of its Dust Detective Enclosure. The ideal survey tool for efficient area monitoring, Casella’s Dust Detective Enclosure is a game changer in short-term boundary monitoring, on the market from November 2018.

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MACKWELL PROVIDES EMERGENCY LIGHTING TO BBC’S DIY SOS: THE BIG BUILD SPECIAL

December 2018 in News by Publisher

As part of the BBC’s DIY SOS: Big Build project, Mackwell provided its emergency lighting systems and technical expertise to an ambitious project to create the North Kensington Community Centre and rebuild the Dale Youth Boxing Club which was destroyed in the Grenfell Tower fire.

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Eurocell launches the new Modus co-extruded reversible window system

November 2018 in News by Publisher

Eurocell plc, the UK’s leading manufacturer, distributor and recycler of PVC-U windows and doors, has launched Modus Reversible, the first co-extruded reversible system in the UK, providing fabricators with a superior product to offer to their customer base of installers and specifiers.

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Contractors improve profit margins with new bid software

November 2018 in News by Publisher

myConsole has launched a free individual user, pre-construction GO/ NO GO Pipeline Management CRM.

Contractors can improve their margin by 1% to 2% by using myConsole, an intelligent pre-construction workflow productivity tool that allows them to avoid abortive bidding and refocus previously wasted resources on bids which have a higher win rate.

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