I was invited, as were many other businesses from across the country, to the launch of Lord Heseltine’s proposal for the government to deal with growth in the UK. Many people can criticise for any argument for change. This is my opinion only, but I feel that it is shared by a number fellow business people and leaders.
Health and safety in construction has improved significantly over the past 20 years – but the sector remains a high risk industry and there is still work to do.
Installing the drainage pipework in London’s Shard skyscraper provided a number of supply and logistical challenges for the team responsible.
Isothane’s Technitherm system has helped to mitigate flood risk for hard-to treat properties in Blackburn with Darwen.
UK lift company Stannah has provided new escalators and lifts to improve access at Paddington Station in London.
Richard Short, sales director of Penny Hydraulics, looks at how commercial vehicles can help to ensure the number of manual handling injuries in the UK continues to decline.
For more than a quarter of a century, the Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists has championed the industry’s interests and worked to raise its profile.
John Henstock, project manager at Contaminated Land: Applications in Real Environments (CL:AIRE), looks at a momentous year for the contaminated land regime.