10 steps to get your ideal construction job this Christmas

Industry is still recruiting, official statistics show Free Government-backed jobs portal has almost 1,000 vacancies listed already Construction Talent Retention Scheme expecting a boom in New Year – use the quieter holiday season to prepare, experts say According to December’s Office for National Statistics figures, the number of job vacancies Continue Reading

Bat’s the way to do it: How Aggregate Industries successfully rehomed rare bat species as part of quarry development

?        Aggregate Industries helps to protect two rare species of bat as part of quarry development ?        Project includes design and build of a compensatory roost to rehome bats from derelict bungalow ahead of demolition ?        Visits show that bats have successfully found and used the roost, demonstrating ecological responsibility Aggregate Industries once Continue Reading

Aggregate Industries strengthens asphalt offering with quartet of new products

Leading construction materials supplier Aggregate Industries has today launched four new products, further bolstering its asphalt offering. The four asphalts – SuperLayer®, SuperPath, SuperSAMI and SuperCurve® – will give specifiers even more scope to find the perfect solution for their specific requirements. SuperLayer SuperLayer is a specially designed asphalt mix Continue Reading

Kick Start a Career in Construction – Aggregate Industries Launches its Kickstart Programme 2020

Committed to supporting the government’s pledge to provide skills and training for young people, Aggregate Industries has launched its brand new Kickstart Programme 2020, having been approved as an official Kickstart Employer. Under its Plan for Jobs launched in July, the Government introduced its Kickstart Scheme in September 2020 – a £2bn initiative to Continue Reading

£636m Market Value – A 15% drop for Panelised Modular Building Systems

The panelised modular building systems market in the UK was worth £753m in 2019. It is worth noting that due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, AMA Research are forecasting that contractors’ output is expected to be down by 20% in 2020. As a result of this downward turn, the panelised modular building systems market will also experience a decline Continue Reading

Construction of Wirral Waters business hub nears with contractor appointment

GMI Construction has been appointed as the contractor for Peel L&P’s £7.7m state-of-the-art business hub at Wirral Waters. The three-storey BREEAM Excellent-rated office complex, No 1 Tower Road South, will be the first speculative commercial office space to be built in Birkenhead for over a decade. The £7.7m project will create Continue Reading