Aggregate Industries achieves ISO 9001 accreditation for another three years

Leading construction materials supplier Aggregate Industries has been re-certified for another three years of ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS), after being recognised for continually improving effectiveness and efficiencies across the business.   ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised QMS standard which is designed to help business plan, monitor and manage Continue Reading

What to expect when a HSE inspector calls? Risk management expert Alcumus shares three critical factors for success

Before the outbreak of COVID-19, the prospect of an unexpected knock on the door by a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspector was enough to keep the most cautious employers on their toes. Amid the outbreak, a magnitude of new challenges must be considered and addressed. As the HSE continue Continue Reading

Construction makes urgent new year bid to recruit and retain talent

Industry vacancies bounce back, with available jobs 8% ahead of pre-pandemic levels 28,000 construction industry roles available Government-backed recruitment platform, the Construction Talent Retention Scheme, helps get candidates and employers matched online While a range of industries such as hospitality, leisure and retail continue to reel from the impact of Continue Reading

The Extra Green Mile – Aggregate Industries Completes UK’s First Carbon Neutral Pavement Scheme

?        Innovative asphalt recycling generates landmark 43% carbon reductions on UK’s first carbon neutral pavement scheme ?        Aggregate Industries team recommended an innovative Foamix approach to A590 M6 J36 to Brettarg Holt resurfacing project ?        Scheme also used the recently launched SuperLow range of asphalts – the only Carbon Neutral asphalt available in Continue Reading

Contractor appointed for Northbank public realm works at Wirral Waters

The next stage of development of the Northbank neighbourhood at Peel L&P’s Wirral Waters is set to proceed following the selection of Eric Wright Civil Engineering (EWCE) as the main contractor for extensive public realm infrastructure. The public realm works will support the delivery of the first stages of residential development at Continue Reading

Transformation unveiled as scaffolding comes down on £5.4m Gosforth Regent Centre apartments

A new look has been unveiled for a Newcastle former office block as scaffolding is removed by Kapex Construction. Eldon House at Gosforth’s Regent Centre is undergoing a £5.37million transformation to redevelop the former vacant office building into 66 luxury apartments. Construction work is three months ahead of schedule and Continue Reading