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Balfour Beatty has announced the appointment of Lee Hewitt as UK Health, Safety and Environment Director, following Heather Bryant’s retirement

New UK Health, Safety and Environment Director appointed by Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty has announced the appointment of Lee Hewitt as UK Health, Safety and Environment Director, following Heather Bryant’s retirement.
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AEC contractors suffer construction workers shortage

How does the architecture, engineering and construction industry make vocational work attractive again and avert what some call a “crisis level” construction workers shortage?
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Morgan Sindall collaborate to run the Innovation Driven Procurement programme

Morgan Sindall, alongside Nottingham Trent University with funding from CITB are collaborating to run the Innovation Driven Procurement (IDP) to help small construction firms drive innovation in construction.
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New managing director for Donaldson Timber Group

Donaldson Timber Group has appointed Steve Galbraith as the new managing director of two of its merchant retail and distribution subsidiary businesses.
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ICW Group announces series of key senior appointments

ICW Group announces a series of key senior appointments to enhance its operations and support its growth strategy.
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Ramboll appoints new head of transport planning

Ramboll, global engineering and consultancy company, has appointed Johnny Ojeil as the new head of transport planning.
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Weston Homes appoints new HR director to drive training and recruitment

Weston Homes has appointed Clare Smithson as HR director to oversee the training and recruitment activities across its five subsidiary companies.
Craig Tatton has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer in Tilbury Douglas

Craig Tatton appointed as Chief Operating Officer in Tilbury Douglas restructure

Tilbury Douglas has announced a series of internal promotions, including the appointment of Craig Tatton as Chief Operating Officer.
An Liverpool electrician suffered serious burns in warehouse explosion

HSE issues fines after electrician suffers serious burns in warehouse explosion

HSE has issued fines after an electrician suffered serious burns in a warehouse explosion in Liverpool, requiring several skin grafts.
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Causeway launches new construction mental health and wellbeing survey

Causeway Technologies is launching a new construction mental health and wellbeing survey in partnership with  Everton in the Community (EitC).
Pictured: the AG project board of directors; L-R Andrew Whittle, Jonathan Shaw, Daniel Metcalf, Kirsty Robinson, Tom Hargreaves

Triple appointment to AG Board of Directors

A trio of appointments have been made to the AG Project + Building Consultancy Board of Directors, with Kirsty Robinson, Tom Hargreaves and Dan Metcalf joining the board.
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O’Rourke employees to receive six months’ parental leave on full pay

Laing O’Rourke introduces new parental leave policy - any gender, any birth, any child - which will give all employees access to six months’ parental leave on full pay.
Paul Dodsworth new managing director for Caddick Construction

Caddick Construction appoints new managing director

Paul Dodsworth has been appointed as the new managing director for Caddick Construction, he joins from Wates Group where he was regional managing director of the North.
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BESA announces shortlists for National Awards

Finalists for the BESA National Awards have been selected after the announcement that the celebratory evening will return in person this year following the COVID-19 pandemic.
David Saville, the new Regional Managing Director for the North of England for Wates Construction

Wates regional managing director appointed for North of England

Dave Saville has been appointed as the new Wates regional managing director to support commercial, residential and infrastructure development in the North of England.
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Pick Everard pledges carbon neutrality in new business strategy

Pick Everard has announced a new business strategy, which includes a pledge to carbon neutrality by the end of the year, and will invest five percent of turnover into innovation and new technology.
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New regional director targets housing and levelling up in the North...

Ethan James has been appointed regional director for Consortium Procurement Construction, targeting housing and levelling up for the North and Midlands.
Dom West West Fraser sales director UK and Ireland

Dom West appointed as West Fraser’s sales director

Dom West has been appointed as the new West Fraser sales director for the UK and Ireland.
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MPA releases new Safe Working at Height resources

MPA's Health & Safety Committee has launched a series of new resources that support Safe Working at Height, after identifying working at height as one of 'the fatal 6'.
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Building diversity in construction

In the UK, fewer than 2% of tradespeople are female. In 2022 this is a shocking statistic and when compared with North America, where the figure rises to 10%, it shows we still have a very long way to go when it comes to diversity in construction, says Sandi Rhys-Jones, senior vice-president of the Chartered Institute of Building.
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Too hot to work: Working safely on a construction site during...

During a heatwave, there are a number of health and safety hazards that construction workers need to be aware of - but when does it become too hot to work and how can we protect the wellbeing of employees?
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GRAHAM named in ‘UK’s Top 100 Most Inclusive Workplaces Index 2022’

GRAHAM places 41st in the ‘UK’s Top 100 Most Inclusive Workplaces Index 2022’.
David Allen will be stepping down as Wates Group CEO

Wates Group CEO David Allen stepping down

Wates Group CEO David Allen is stepping down after four years in the role, announces Chairman Sir James Wates CBE.
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Robert Fletcher elected as new BESA president for 2022/23

Robert ‘Rab’ Fletcher has been elected as the new BESA president for the 2022/23 year, succeeding Neil Brackenridge.
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Re-flow Field Management Software Platform wins at 2022 Design & Build...

The team at Re-flow is excited to receive industry recognition once more, winning BUILD Magazine's 2022 Design & Build 'Most Outstanding Field Management Software Platform within the Construction industry' award.
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How construction managers can help workers with poor mental health

Despite the on-going mental health crisis, recent talk around how builders are “going woke” is now reversing the small progress the industry had made in tackling its high suicide rates and cases of poor mental health. Lee Mills of Citation discusses the Building Minds campaign, which aims to equip construction managers with the tools to help the struggling workforce.

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