Rainlight Studio wins competition to design significant elements for the public realm of the Qatari city of Lusail, marking a new era of urban art for the 21st century

Qatar/London 18 October 2021; Rainlight Studio has been appointed by Elan Media, after a competitive bid, to design the digital out of home advertising assets, including gateway totems and boulevard totems in the city of Lusail, Qatar.  These elements are a central part of the planned city Lusail’s public realm, Continue Reading

Aarsleff Ground Engineering AB in Sweden invests in the world’s first battery-powered pile driving rig

Aarsleff Ground Engineering AB invests in the world’s first battery-powered pile driving rig and will become the first company on the market to offer a more climate-friendly construction site for piling work. Aarsleff Ground Engineering AB takes the lead when working with sustainability within their business area by investing in Continue Reading

MCR Gas Awarded Best in Class Start-Up Business by Made in Bury 2020 Awards

Manchester-based heating and plumbing company recognised for outstanding performance and quality MCR Gas, a leading Manchester heating and plumbing services provider, won the Best in Class Start-Up Business Award during the annual Made in Bury awards ceremony in late November. For eight years, The Made in Bury Business Awards have Continue Reading

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

New energy platform set to revolutionise metering and billing of heat networks

A new smart energy app and portal that gives heat network customers greater control of their energy consumption and spend has today been launched by Vital Energi, helping service operators at one pilot project to reduce debt by 12.5% in under 6 months. Named Glass, the software gives heat network users 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