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Demolition begins on Letchworth Garden Square

Mick George discuss their demolition work for the redevelopment of the Letchworth Garden Square including retail and housing.
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Demolition for former RECO site set to undergo development

Mick George discuss their involvement in the demolition and earthworks for the development of the former RECO site, making way for a number of projects.
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Works begin on new paper separation plant in Kings Lynn

Mick George discuss their involvement in the new development for a paper separation plant, operated by Palm Paper Ltd, in Norfolk. 
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Mick George land £1.7m university package with University of Cambridge

Mick George discuss their new contract with the University of Cambridge for development of a purpose-built research laboratory
About Access

Accessibility: Time for digital mapping to drive improvements

Ian Streets of About Access discusses how accessibility can be improved on with implementation of some good practices
Commercial waste can now bring value to businesses

Andusia Recovered Fuels Ltd sign contract with Mick George

Mick George discuss their new contract with Andusia Recovered Fuels Ltd, delivering waste to plants to generate energy and avoid UK landfill
Argyll Environmental

Argyll Environmental discusses GIS in Data Visualisation

Jake Hawkey, consultancy manager at Argyll Environmental discusses the use of GIS in its new data visualisation service for property portfolios
Argyll Environmental

Thoughts from the shovel face: a flood of reports on flood risks

Paul Nathanail, managing director of Land Quality Management Ltd discusses climate change and how new technologies will help in assessing flood risk

Digitisation in the construction industry

Script&Go discuss making environmental, health and safety and quality management compliance in construction easier using digital solutions

Facilitating collaborative working in construction

Script & Go discuss the need for collaborative work in the construction industry, something that is crucial in today's industry There has been a global productivity problem for the construction and infrastructure sector for more than a decade. In a 2017 report from the McKinsey Global Institute (Reinventing Construction through...
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Multi-Million Pound Katherine Warington School Project

Mick George Ltd will be completing enabling works on a new multi-million-pound Katherine Warington School in Harpenden Having been appointed by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), principal contractor Kier are leading on the design and build of the new Katherine Warington School, located on the corner of Common...
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Mick George’s part in the A13 Sadlers Farm Earthworks

Mick George Limited provide insight into their earthworks at the Sadlers Farm 'Interchange' on behalf of principal contractor Balfour Beatty PLC.
FP McCann

Box Culverts installed on the Wixams Development in Bedfordshire

FP McCann discuss how precast concrete culvert box sections were the only considered option to channel the water course at the new development.
Argyll Environmental

The Pressure on Green Belt – Issues of housing pressures

Housing pressures are causing a reduction in the UK’s green belt land. Rosie Jones, Assistant Consultant at Argyll Environmental asks what can be done to protect our countryside? The recently revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) addresses a new approach to deliver the government’s ambition to build 300,000 homes a...

Site Diary – electronic contemporaneous record capture on site

COMIT discuss their implementation of electronic contemporaneous record capture as part of their site diary solution to meet industry requirements
Argyll Environmental

Thoughts from the shovel face: Clay soil – Phew, what a shrink/ swell scorcher!

Paul Nathanail, managing director of specialist environmental consultancy Land Quality Management Ltd discusses how this summer's prolonged dry weather will have affected a particular type of clay soil

Sports stadiums and underground construction using Everdure CALTITE

Cementaid discuss their Everdure CALTITE System, membrane‐free waterproof structural concrete, and it's use in the construction of sports arenas and venues.

Updates to BCIS Residential rebuilding cost models

The annual updates to the BCIS Residential rebuilding cost models were published on 5 July, alongside some changes to the Reinstatement calculator. As part of the BCIS Residential rebuilding cost model updates, all house and flat models, adjustments and supplementary prices have been repriced as at January 2018. Location factors...

BCIS Featured analysis – Luxury, detached, Georgian style manor house

The BCIS Online featured project for July 2018, is a recently tendered £9.35m luxury, detached, 1,253m2 Georgian style manor house in Surrey.
Argyll Environmental

Landmark reacts to the National Planning Policy Framework

Following Revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework, Landmark offer their views and expert option on the updated document
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A14 Highway Borrow Pits Activated

Mick George Ltd discuss the activation of the borrow pits for the A14 Highway regarding the Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme
Argyll Environmental

Thoughts from the Shovel Face: Thoughts on England’s new National Planning Policy Framework

Paul Nathanail discusses the National Planning Policy Framework, the issues with housing projects and how by failing to plan, you plan to fail.
FP McCann

FP McCann scaling new heights with The Lansdowne building in Birmingham

FP McCann’s structural precast concrete building and architectural facades division is working on a new residential apartment building called The Lansdowne.
Landmark Information Group

Landmark reacts to National Planning Policy Framework

Landmark discuss the National Planning Policy Framework revisions, discussing the benefits of it's greater clarity and support With the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government publishing a revision to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), Landmark Information Group, a leading property, land and environmental data and technology specialist, has...
FP McCann

Large Precast Attenuation Concrete Panel Tank at Holmfirth Housing Development

FP McCann discuss a recent installation of a Precast Concrete panel tank system for housing developer Orion Homes in Holmfirth
Mick George

Mick George Ltd commence Earthworks as new Office & Production Facility Begins

Mick George Ltd are set to commence Earthworks at the new office and warehouse facility being built on the outskirts of Kettering, Northamptonshire.

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