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31/08/2017

Construction safety fines increase 83% in a year

Safety fines paid by the construction sector increased 83% in the first year of the new sentencing guidelines.

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30/08/2017

Construction industry social media uptake

Preliminary findings of a survey indicate growing usage of social media by construction professionals for work. 

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29/08/2017

Offsite & modular construction set for stronger foothold

Offsite construction, also called modular or prefabricated build, isn’t new to the industry. However, experts predict the building method will grow towards the end of 2017 with quality, time and labour concerns creating alternatives to traditional construction ...

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29/08/2017

Construction fatalities fall to a record low

Construction Fatalities:The number of construction fatalities has fallen to the lowest number on record.

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29/08/2017

Precast Concrete Construction – Concrete Walls

Precast Concrete Construction – Concrete Walls. Precast concrete construction methods. Why specify precast concrete walls within your construction? We take a look at the advantages and disadvantages that they bring as part of a build.

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29/08/2017

Construction industry could soon have no gender pay gap

RICS says that there could be no gender pay gap in the construction industry soon.

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05/07/2017

Construction industry reviews hung parliament result

Construction industry peers and commentators offer their insight and wisdom into the implications of the 2017 UK general election result, which returned Theresa May’s Conservative Party with the most seats, but no overall majority.

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05/07/2017

Offsite & modular construction set for stronger foothold

Offsite construction, also called modular or prefabricated build, isn’t new to the industry. However, experts predict the building method will grow towards the end of 2017 with quality, time and labour concerns creating alternatives to traditional construction ...

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05/07/2017

Precast Concrete Construction – Concrete Frames

The process & advantage of Precast Concrete Construction – Concrete Frames. Here, we take a look at the process of making Precast Concrete Frames, what advantages they hold and how you could benefit them with use in your build.

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25/04/2017

Precast concrete flooring goes up a level

Precast concrete flooring for upper floors can offer various benefits to builders and homeowners – and with sustainability credentials as well, architects and designers will be specifying them more often.

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25/04/2017

Precast 2017 set to be biggest yet!

J&P Building Systems will be exhibiting at Precast 2017 next month. You can REGISTER NOW for the UK’s largest precast concrete industry conference & exhibition – PRECAST 2017, 11th May at Leicester Tigers Stadium.

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14/03/2017

The new PFIEFER MoFi is here!

NEWS! PFEIFER Brace Anchor MoFi 16 Particular attention must be paid to the reliable assembly of precast elements is key to a safe site.

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14/03/2017

A new generation of PFIEFER Bent Loop is here

With a series of different application options, the new generation of the PFEIFER Bent Loop makes it possible, to transport the most diverse precast concrete elements safely and in compliance with directives.

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08/02/2017

FAQs on our balcony connection system – The BALCON

BALCON is a versatile connection system for attaching steel balconies to a reinforced concrete frame.

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14/12/2016

PFEIFER Flared Lifting Loops – safely does it

The PFEIFER Flared Lifting Loops are designed to be extremely versatile and durable, meaning the robust round thread can provide force transmission in every direction, from straight pull to transverse shear pull – perfect for all building sites.

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21/11/2016

JORDAHL Mounting Channels and Bolts

The combination of JORDAHL mounting channels and the accompanying JORDAHL bolts create a flexible channel bolt connection that’s capable of adapting to new load and mounting requirements at any time. They can be welded directly into place, or bolted together ...

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17/11/2016

PFEIFER safety fixing system for precast concrete

PFEIFER safety fixing system for precast concrete – New Brochure Available.

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10/11/2016

Jordahl Anchor Channels JTA-CE approved for higher load capacities

ordahl Anchor Channels JTA-CE approved. You’d like improved concrete connection security, here it is…

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17/10/2016

UK Construction training – is ‘dysfunctional’ says report

Modernise or Die: Britain’s construction industry faces ‘inexorable decline’ unless longstanding problems are addressed, including UK Construction Training according to an independent review commissioned by the government.

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29/09/2016

Brexit Britain: 3 scenarios for construction output following the EU referendum

With uncertainty still rife in the aftermath of the EU referendum, the Construction Products Association analyses three potential forecasts for construction’s future.