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27 London Build 2016 FLOWCRETE UK PRESENTS ON POLISHED CONCRETE AT LONDON BUILD 2016 At this year’s London Build, Flowcrete UK (stand C64) will be giving attendees a sneak peek into its new polished concrete and coloured screeds range as well as showcasing its recently unveiled Comfort Resins collection.

Taking place at the London Olympia from October 26th- 27th, London Build provides the capital’s construction professionals with the ideal opportunity to catch up on the latest trends, technologies and innovations in the sector. The resin-flooring manufacturer will be delivering a presentation on polished concrete during the event to inform attendees about the possibilities and practicalities of this type of flooring material as well as what they can expect from Flowcrete UK’s new line of polished concrete systems.

On day two of London Build, Alan Dean, Flowcrete UK’s Sales Director will host a 50-minute CPD workshop entitled ‘The World of Polished Concrete.’ For more information please visit www.flowcrete.co.uk ULTRACRETE SET TO SHOWCASE COST SAVING INNOVATION AT LONDON BUILD 2016 Join us at London Build 2016, the leading construction event for London and the South East. The exhibition will be held at the Olympia London and will feature even more exhibitors, show features and an exciting free conference and workshop programme over the two days. Visit UltraCrete on stand H64 where we will be showcasing our innovative range of highways and rail approved first time permanent reinstatement solutions, which greatly reduce the total cost of asset installation and ownership.

Our range of bedding mortars and high specification concretes offer fast setting, early strength gain properties and are suitable for heavily trafficked sites. Our high performance cold lay asphalt concretes are ideal for planned and reactive repairs and are instantly trafficable. We offer a range of ancillaries including an approved thermoplastic overbanding which prevents water ingress and helps to prolong the life of your repair.

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Our products ensure a right first time repair, help eliminate risk and repeat visits and save time on site. Come and visit us on stand H64 For further details, call Ultracrete on 01827 871871, email [email protected] or visit www.ultracrete.co.uk. REFURBISHMENT AND DEVELOPER Construction(Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) All stakeholders in the construction process have specific responsibilities under CDM 2015. Whether you’re a:

• Principal contractor

• Contractor or,

• Worker

There’s a legal responsibility to comply with CDM 2015. Qualified2Work Ltd. (Q2W )work with clients’ to ensure compliance with CDM 2015; Regulation 15, Paragraph 162 When a contractor employs or appoints an individual to work on a construction site, they should make enquiries to make sure the individual:

(a)Has the skills, knowledge, training and experience to carry out their work they will be employed to do in a way that secures health and safety for anyone on site; or

(b)Is in the process of obtaining them Paragraph 163 states: Sole reliance should not be placed on industry certification or similar being presented to them as evidence that a worker has the right qualities. Nationally recognised qualifications, such as, NVQs can provide assurance that the holder has the necessary skills, knowledge and training and experience to secure the health and safety for anyone on site.Visit: www.qualied2work.co.uk

Scotland Build returns for second year FOCUSING on the region’s construction sector, Scotland Build returns to Glasgow’s SECC following last year’s successful debut. The two-day exhibition on November 23-24 will give visitors an insight into upcoming projects, latest contract opportunities and the chance to learn through conference sessions and CPD-accredited training workshops.

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With plenty of networking opportunities, the show is aimed at those involved in the built environment, from architects to tradesmen, and an international exhibition floor will feature more than 130 companies with Balfour Beatty, Cemex, BRE, Interserve and Mace among the exhibitors.

Architects take centre stage in the dedicated Architect’s Hub, which will also feature a range of PechaKucha sessions and a tribute to Scottish architecture provided by the Glasgow Institute of Architects. Those looking for a career move or ways to ease labour issues can meet with the CITB, Edinburgh University and Ayrshire College in the Skills Hub. Speakers at the event, which features specialist Summits for Sustainability, Digital Construction as well as the Scotland Tools and Tradesmen Show, include William McBride, chairman of the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre and Derek Shewan, chief operating officer at Robertson Group; Patrick Flynn, head of housing services, Glasgow City Council; Peter Haggerty, deputy director Construction and Capital Project (Estates & Buildings) at University of Glasgow and Lawrence Shackman, project manager, Forth Replacement Crossing at Transport Scotland.

For further details and tickets visit www. scotlandbuildexpo.com. New home for London Build’s 200 exhibitors To showcase a booming construction sector, there’s a brand new home for this year’s London Build. Launched in 2015, the two-day event dedicated to London and the South East, takes place at London Olympia on October 26-27. More than 200 exhibitors including Balfour Beatty, Crossrail, Transport for London, Carillion and Bouygues UK will attend the show with Phil Wade, construction director at First Base and Phil Wilbraham, development director at Heathrow Airport among the speakers. As well as the usual conference sessions and career workshops with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), visitors can meet with the CITB, Construction Youth Trust and Hays at the Skills Hub, while the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host breakfast taster sessions.

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With specialist summits for Infrastructure and Civil Engineering, Sustainability, Health & Safety, BIM and Housing and the London Tools and Tradesmen, a 3D gallery of London’s finest buildings will also be on display. An Oktoberfest-style beer festival will round off day one and the London Construction Awards Gala Dinner, featuring Jimmy Carr, will also take place. Tickets and further details from www. londonbuildexpo.com.

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