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Willmott Dixon highlights measures to build safely during Covid-19

Willmott Dixon has highlighted the measures it has implemented to build safely during Covid-19 at Stockton’s Globe Theatre. The independent construction and property services company, has over 95 per cent of its projects open after implementing the Construction Leadership Council’s ...

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Building Safety Bill proposals welcomed by the ASFP

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has welcomed the Government’s plans to reform building safety and undertake a major review of the building regulations including its plans to establish new regulators for Building Safety and for Construction Products, and ...

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Technical review of Approved Document B (Fire Safety)

By Conor Logan, Technical Director of Colt UK, Smoke and Climate Control Division. On the 2nd April, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick MP announced ambitious steps, initiated by the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire, to further reform the building safety ...

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NHS Nightingale Hospital North West opens its doors

NHS Nightingale Hospital North West at the Manchester Central Convention Complex officially opened its doors today (17 April) at 2pm. Delivered by Integrated Health Projects (IHP), the joint venture between VINCI Construction UK and Sir Robert McAlpine under the ProCure ...

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VINCI on site in Wales Rainbow hospitals

Working alongside NHS staff, VINCI Construction UK Ltd is leading Integrated Health Projects and its supply chain to create temporary Rainbow Hospitals at Deeside Leisure Centre and Bangor University in Wales. Renamed Ysbyty Enfys Glannau Dyfrdwy (Rainbow Hospital Deeside) and ...

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VINCI on the frontline in support of the NHS

VINCI Construction UK, a major provider of FM and construction services to the healthcare sector has teams of employees working in eleven healthcare sites across the North West, Midlands and the South East and is working with the same number ...

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Construction industry resource on employment and Covid-19

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has published new guidance on the employment issues raised by the coronavirus crisis. The eight-page document provides the industry with everything it needs to know on furloughing staff, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self-employed Income ...

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Kier continues to support residents in Barnsley

Kier has extended its Property Repairs and Improvement Partnership (PIRP) with Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, which maintains thousands of homes across the town in South Yorkshire. The partnership has been successful for the last decade and as a result of ...

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5 steps to reduce your modular construction CO2 emissions by over 42%

Modular buildings have many advantages over traditional construction methods, and sustainability and CO2 savings are ones that will play a key role if the construction sector is to lead the way in reducing the UK’s carbon emissions. A study undertaken ...

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Over 90% of engineering services firms fear impact of coronavirus

According to initial responses to a major new ECA / BESA / SELECT engineering services survey launched earlier this week over nine in 10 engineering services businesses (93 per cent) say they are ‘concerned or very concerned’ about the impact ...

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