Booming market for concrete flooring predicted

A recent report by Transparency Market Research predicts that the European market for concrete floors will grow by 6.3% a year over the next four years. The report, titled ‘Concrete Floor Market – Global Industry Analysis’, forecasts that the worldwide growth in demand for concrete floors will grow by 6.8% worldwide and 6.3% in Europe. […]

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Lancashire football club completes flooring of new stand

Vanarama National League North club AFC Fylde is making solid progress on its new Mill Farm Sports Village, with the installation of concrete flooring now complete in all areas of the West Stand. The construction now has concrete floors fitted on the ground floor, first floor, second floor and roof. A January 29th update on […]

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Mersey Gateway ready for next phase

24th August 2015 by Sean Couldwell Concrete 0 Comments

Construction teams from the Merseylink Consortium have completed the most recent phase of building the Mersey Gateway Bridge, and have marked the occasion with a 24-hour concrete pour. The construction team saw a total of 1,400 cubic metres being poured during this timeframe, with the concrete acting as part of three pylons being installed to […]

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Battersea goes public with redesign plans

The interior designs for the Battersea Power Station project have been revealed by the Rockwell Group. The group is working in tandem with Wilkinson Eyre Architects to redevelop the abandoned power station, with its inspiration coming from the industrial ages during which plants such as this thrived. Battersea was closed as a power station in […]

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Cheshire building looks to stand firm against quakes

A set of specially made steel rafters are being manufactured for a Chester-based company seeking to make an earthquake-proof building. The 40-metre rafters have been manufactured and painted by Allerton Steel, a Liverpool-based company and a member of NOF Energy, which won the contract to create 14 of these 50-ton beams for the Capenhurst-based URENCO […]

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Siemens unveils plans for new Hull factory

Multinational conglomerate Siemens has revealed plans to build an offshore wind turbine production site located in Hull’s Alexandra Dock. This new factory is set to play an important part in the collective Green Port Hull project alongside Associated British Ports; a developmental strategy set to cost £310m. The facility will cover an area slightly larger […]

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Zac to rack up the millions through Hollywood home

Actor Zac Efron is looking to sell his luxury house in Florida, and hopes to pocket the best part of $3m for it. The Hollywood Hills abode, which includes such features as heated concrete flooring, enormous wall windows and a de luxe swimming pool, has been put up for sale by the High School Musical […]

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O’Rourke purchases specialist concrete business

Construction giant Laing O’Rourke has bought a firm specialising in the provision of a distinctive type of reinforced concrete. The move has led to a transfer of nearly 40 personnel. Talking about the acquisition of Sheffield-based GRCUK, Laing O’Rourke head of manufacturing Russell Kellett said: “The addition of GRCUK is a step forward in our […]

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Getting On Level Footing With Industrial Concrete Flooring Contractors

Work place safety is of number one concern for any business. This can be even more important in warehouses and factories where heavy equipment, supply shelving, and machinery are used, and a misstep can spell disaster for the operator or worker. An even working surface helps to reduce risk and can also make production more […]

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Why Concrete Flooring Is A Great Option For Your Business

There are many different types of flooring that builders can choose from when deciding what type of materials they want to use for the foundation of their projects. From wood to tile to concrete, each material has its advantages and disadvantages. However many builders agree that for businesses and buildings that will see a heavy […]

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