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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The Long History of Industrial Concrete Flooring

If you mention the word “concrete” most people might think of motorways, or dreary faceless building façades.  However, did you know that the Roman Coliseum was made of concrete?  Yes, that’s right; one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions was actually made of a material that many people consider dull and utilitarian. Although concrete […]

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The Importance Of Having High Quality Industrial Concrete Flooring

Many people don’t consider the fact that business owners must go through a significant amount of decision making when it comes to having their businesses built. When it comes to warehouses and factories, an oft overlooked yet crucial aspect of the construction of these businesses is the concrete flooring that is used in the buildings. […]

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Steel industry calls for British building boost

Business leaders within the British steel industry have launched a campaign for domestic firms to be favoured for contracts awarded under the government’s National Infrastructure Plan. The Rebuilding Britain campaign received its launch on Thursday, February 7, and also calls for further work to be awarded to firms based across the Irish Sea. At the […]

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Industrial concrete flooring matting provides sole-ful comfort for tube workers

As it celebrates its 150-year anniversary, London Underground’s maintenance workers have even greater cause for celebration. Following a successful trial at its Cockfosters depot in North London, a protective matting for concrete floors is to be rolled out in other areas of the Tube network. The second depot to get the innovative new product, called […]

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Workington microbrewery work gets underway

Construction work has commenced on an exciting large microbrewery project in Workington, after the local council granted a change of use license for the old farm on the site. The former agricultural buildings at Calva Farm will be replaced with a state of the art brewery facility. Work is already under way too, with the […]

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Fast-track housing plans in bid to boost construction

New plans by the government are hoped to boost the fortunes of the construction industry, largely by removing planning obstacles to fast-track housing developments. The measure will allow developers to refer their applications to the Planning Inspectorate. In cases of local authorities being slow in processing applications, threatening the project’s viability, they are likely to […]

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Opening date set for new Library of Birmingham

As the completion of the new Library of Birmingham approaches, the public opening date has been announced. The new library, which replaces the both maligned and iconic Central Library, will open for business on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. The principal contractor, Carillion, will actually release the new building to Birmingham City Council next April. However, […]

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Midlands council seeks building contractor

The search is on for a building contractor by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, with tenders being invited for an initial seven year framework deal. The deal, which is open to a partnership with a single contractor, will also include an optional three year extension. If taken up for the full 10 years, the complex and […]

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Refurbishments at Pinewood calls for flooring with a star performance

As part of its multimillion redevelopment programme, Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire is undergoing some major refurbishments. One such significant change is the reclassification of a number of studios. Two studios undergoing such a reclassification are Studio J and Studio K. Both sites will be changing from film sets to TV sets, and this requires a […]

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