Kingspan

Taking a Stand

Following significant concessions on carbon emission targets in the Approved Documents L to the Building Regulations in both England and Wales, there were serious concerns that Scotland would choose to follow suit with the revisions to Section 6 (energy) of the Building Standards. Instead, the Scottish Government has chosen...
Haagen

Fire Extinguisher Training

How to ensure your employees are prepared to deal with emergencies in the workplace? The most important thing is having a fire extinguisher training program in your actual workplace. Focus your training on the type of emergencies employees may really face. When it comes to fire extinguisher training, nothing compares to...
JCB Finance

JCB Finance launches £60m fund to support Britain’s builders

JCB Finance today launched a new £60 million fund to support construction machinery purchases as a survey reveals UK builders are at their busiest for 20 years. The new scheme offers customers purchasing plant and machinery the opportunity to buy now and pay later on plant delivered by the end...
JCB Finance

JCB Finance launches £60m fund for buy now pay later scheme

JCB Finance launches £60m fund to help customers’ cash flow, when acquiring plant and machinery, with a buy now and pay later scheme to cater for pause payments until March 2015.  Paul Jennings – Managing Director, JCB Finance said ‘The months of December and January are traditionally quiet months...
Kingspan

Think Modern

For many years, Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) have been the product of choice where thermal performance and construction predictability are an absolute priority. The highly insulated panels can be installed in a matter of weeks, kick-starting a project and creating a building shell which is highly airtight and has...
Callsafe Services

CDM2007 Design Risk Management Course

Association for Project Safety (APS) CDM2007 Design Risk Management Course The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM2007) require a cultural change in the management of health and safety by the construction project team, but particular emphasis is placed on the requirements for competence of designers, design co-ordination and communication of...

Retrofitting to the Next Level

Solid walled properties make up almost 30% of Britain’s housing stock and with many of these dwellings built long before limiting CO2 emissions became a concern, they are often draughty and poorly insulated. The simplest method of improving the building envelope performance of these properties is to install external...
Callsafe Services

Training for safety

Callsafe Services Limited has been providing health and safety advice, assistance and training to our clients, and our clients’ projects, since 1987. Our clients have included many central and local government organisations, as well as private industry clients, designers and contractors. Association for Project Safety (APS) CDM2007 Design Risk Management Course The...
Archaeologist

The real threat to archaeology

In July 2013 a report on local government staff resources allocated to archaeology and building conservation was issued jointly by English Heritage, the Association of Local Government Archaeological Officers (ALGAO), and the Institute of Historic Building Conservation1. The report outlined unequivocally the significant decline in the availability of the...

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