IronmongeryDirect festive donation brings Christmas cheer to women’s refuge

Kind-hearted staff at online ironmongery supplier, IronmongeryDirect, have gone the extra mile to collect Christmas gifts, decorations and food for families at the Basildon-based Changing Pathways Refuge, which provides safe accommodation to women and children who are experiencing domestic abuse. The IronmongeryDirect team collected over 100 gifts for almost 40 Continue Reading

The Royal Liver Building launches new ‘Christmas Show’ light display

Liverpool’s most recognisable building, The Royal Liver Building, will light up with the magic of Christmas this year, for the first time in its 108-year history. Following on from five successful light displays, including the building’s inaugural display, Flight, as part of the River of Light Festival, ‘Christmas Show’ will Continue Reading

Trussed Rafter Association urges new government to deliver on housing promises

Commenting on day one of the new Conservative government, Nick Boulton, chief executive of the Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) said: “Throughout the election campaign, a consistent need raised by people in all communities across the country was the need for more, and better, housing. The Conservatives pledged to tackle that, Continue Reading

ENGIE Celebrates Hamilton Road Project with Groundbreaking Ceremony

Energy, services and regeneration specialist, ENGIE held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, November 29, to mark the commencement of a £2.5 million construction project in Bellshill. The development, in partnership with the Clyde Valley Housing Association, will see derelict land on Hamilton Road transformed into 24 brand new, energy efficient Continue Reading

Why it’s Important to Reduce the Effects of Human-induced Vibrations in Engineering

Human induced vibration is when footfall causes vibrations in structures. This might sound dangerous to a structure’s integrity, but the effects from human induced vibrations are more likely to cause discomfort in people rather than ruin the design. It’s important for engineers to make their structures secure and comfortable for Continue Reading