Mick's Mates captures a corner of the domestic market

Mick’s Mates captures a corner of the domestic market

Mick’s Mates discuss their expansion into the domestic market, and share the progress being made on its first major renovation project Mick George Ltd focuses on all things skips, concrete, aggregates and big construction plant equipment-or at least the firm did until last year when the dynamics changed and the business...
Solibri

Solibri Model Checker – Imagine reliable information on demand

Solibri Model Checker allows you to perform quality control checks to your authored models utilising the industry open standard IFC before submission. The construction industry is slowly moving from a very traditional, blinkered and adversarial world based on 2D transactions to an exciting and collaborative digital process fuelled by the...
IApply

Why building control officers are vital for enforcing building regulations – now and in...

Fast, reliable online connections depend on a responsive digital infrastructure, and in the coming months new developments will begin to have an impact.
Mick's Mates captures a corner of the domestic market

Residential Waste Collections: just like the ‘good-old days’

Mick George Ltd discuss residential waste collections and the services they offer to tackle the growing demand Once-upon-a-time homeowners didn’t have to worry about rubbish building up around their households, or making space for numerous bins, let alone segmenting their own waste types. And for the 2.5million first-time buyers in...
accessibility

Time to top-up accessibility training at First Group and Starbucks

Ian Streets, of About Access discusses how the principles of good accessibility are imperative when designing for people with disabilities
3D modelling of the bridge saved money

2D drawings – Out of date working practices

Creating 2D drawings from 3D designs is now the most efficient way of working, Martin Young of Cassidy Forsythe discusses the reasons Are you still producing 2D drawings and then producing a 3D model afterwards because you think you  need to do BIM ? In other words, your 2D drawings are not...
Mick's Mates captures a corner of the domestic market

Asbestos Management: The man behind the mask

2017 saw the launch of Mick George Environmental, a dedicated division within the overarching business, that now specialises in all areas of Asbestos Management, dealing with Non-Licensed, Notifiable Non-Licensed and, Licensed Asbestos The operation has grown considerably from traditional carriage and disposal skillsets, to now incorporate more extensive survey, analytical,...
cyber crime

GDPR: ‘Fresh Thinking’ and ‘A New Paradigm’

Cyber crime is a growing problem that has an impact on small businesses. Here, BeCyberSure discusses the implications and challenges
3D modelling of the bridge saved money

Cromer Road interchange saves £400k using 3D modelling

The Cromer Road interchange on the Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NNDR) project involves the construction of a new overbridge to take the re-aligned A140 Cromer Road over the NNDR. The A140 is one the primary traffic routes into Norwich city centre. The design of the new bridge placed it very close...
3D modelling of the bridge saved money

3D modelling identifies earthworks lack of fill material

The Norwich Northern Distributor Road scheme was designed with the earthworks in balance.  The original design was carried out by Norfolk County Council based on a LIDAR survey of the route in 2006. Following contract award, a topographical survey of the entire scheme was carried out (on foot, using GPS...
3D modelling of the bridge saved money

3D modelling ensures quality while maintaining control

Martin Young, of Cassidy Forsythe explains why 3D modelling Rackheath bridge was a vital part of the project, highlighting problems prior to construction
Mick's Mates captures a corner of the domestic market

Profitable Transport Franchise Opportunity

Great business opportunities are often hard to come by, and certainly shouldn’t be overlooked when they do arise, especially in an economic climate that is anticipated to experience many challenges in the near future, as the uncertainty of Brexit gradually unravels. And that’s why the Franchise Industry remains an area...
accessibility

Accessibility is a key consideration when designing for disabled users

Ian Streets, of About Access discusses how the principles of good accessibility are imperative when designing for people with disabilities
New Homes Review

Staying warm in winter – protect your new build home

Winter will soon be kicking in and when the weather worsens it’s best to be prepared. We have put together some useful information for you to remember to help protect your home. Things you can do inside your home Ensure your central heating works and if need be, get your boiler...