Civil engineering and groundworks contractor, Galtec Ltd, has upgraded its digital capabilities by investing over half a million pounds in more than twenty new pieces of Trimble technology from SITECH UK & Ireland, the exclusive dealer for Trimble technologies in the region, to increase the productivity and efficiency of its Continue Reading

STEM: getting women involved

According to data analysis from LinkedIn, more women have entered into STEM careers over the last four decades than in any other. Philanthropist and former general manager at Microsoft, Melinda Gates, said: “Innovation happens when we approach urgent challenges from every different point of view. Bringing women and underrepresented minorities Continue Reading

Construction gets a tech boost

Productivity and quality in construction get a boost as cloud-based software company, Procore Technologies, expands its presence in the UK and Ireland. Procore, established in California, celebrates its one-year anniversary at its London base as it secures its newest customer, pioneering building system provider, Project Etopia. Project Etopia is one Continue Reading

O.C.O Technology wins contract for managing APCr at new Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 power station

O.C.O Technology contract award for Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 O.C.O Technology has been awarded a 10-year contract with Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 (FM2) for the management of Air Pollution Control residues (APCr) arising from the new power station.  O.C.O will process the residues using its Accelerated Carbonation Technology, whereby carbon dioxide reacts Continue Reading

Winners of 2019 National Considerate Construction Scheme Company and Supplier Awards to be revealed

The highest-performing construction companies and suppliers will be honoured at the upcoming Considerate Constructors Scheme’s National Awards.   The Awards, which recognise Scheme-registered companies and suppliers that have excelled in their standards of considerate construction, will take place on 31 October and 1 November in central London.   Fred Mills, Continue Reading

The effect of Brexit on overseas workers

Despite the fact bookmakers such as Paddy Power will no doubt be offering rather tempting odds on an apocalyptic-style meltdown following the outcome of Brexit, it seems unlikely that even a crystal ball would even be able to provide an accurate prediction. One accepted impact, however, is the significant hit Continue Reading