Preventing unauthorised access onto scaffolding and other work platforms

Following a rise in the number of people gaining unauthorised access to construction sites, particularly in residential areas, an alert is being issued to remind contractors and those in control of construction work involving scaffolding and access ladders, of the need to assess the site and ensure suitable and sufficient Continue Reading

Underfloor heating a commercially viable alternative to radiators a new study finds

A new study into the installation costs of underfloor heating versus traditional radiators has shown that the underfloor heating option is far more economical than is generally perceived. The study, conducted by force drying specialist, ForceDry, was based on data from leading contractors for installations in a one, two and Continue Reading

Role model of the year announced at UK Construction Week

Breaking down barriers in construction, Arleta Andreasik-Paton, an engineering project manager at Aecom, has been awarded Role Model of the Year at UK Construction Week (UKCW). Recognised for her passion for inspiring the next generation into construction, Arleta was presented with her award by Steph McGovern, journalist at BBC Breakfast Continue Reading

Gilbert-Ash Builds Team Success with Six New Senior Appointments

Leading UK construction, refurbishment and fit-out company, Gilbert-Ash, has strengthened its senior team with six internal promotions. The company has promoted four Project Directors and two Senior Surveyors, building on the wealth of expertise already across the team.   Gilbert-Ash recently announced its financial results for the year ended 31 Continue Reading