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Mitigating the Risk of Dangerous Dust on the Building Site

In this blog we look at different steps you can take on your building sites to either lessen or eliminate dust thus minimising the danger it causes.

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Dangerous Dust on the Building Site

Air pollution is a growing issue in the world and is especially evident and dangerous within our heavily populated urban centres. Motorised transport …

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Who’s in the running for National Site Manager of the Year?

We are proud to recognise our national site manager finalists for their vision for quality in construction at the LABC Grand Finals taking place this …

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The Housing Market - What's new from the Foundations Industry?

The housing industry is buoyant as pressure to build more homes is constantly rising. The governments says that 250,000 new homes are needed to be bui…

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Plan of Action Formed to curb Forward Tipping Dumper Fatalities

Forward tipping dumper trucks are a risk on site. What steps are being taken within the construction industry to counter these risks?

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What to look for onsite: Load bearing walls

This week our #whattolook4onsite series puts the spotlight on internal walls. It is important to ensure that load bearing walls are constructed prope…

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Garden Town developments to be fast tracked with funding from Government

The Government has pledged a seven-figure cash boost to accelerate the construction of over 155 thousand new homes across England. Sajid Javid, Commun…

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The Bricks 2017 – The Winners

The winners of the Bricks 2017 were announced at an exclusive event in the Shard. Overlooking central London our worthy finalists were treated to a fi…

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What to look for onsite: Timber frames

In the latest of our #whattolook4onsite series we take a look at Damp Proof Course (DPC) details in timber frame houses. Timber frame homes are the n…

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The Construction Industry Knowledge Gap: ‘The industry is good at making the best better; it is less good at improving the rest’

The Designing Buildings Wiki surveys its users to draw some interesting conclusions on the widening skills gap and posits some theories on just how an…

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More than half of new home buyers would recommend their builder – New Homes Review results

The very first results from The New Homes Review (NHR) have now been published. They provide an interesting insight into the problems faced by home bu…

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Looking forward to The Bricks 2017!

Celebrating the best in the house building industry, The Bricks has evolved into one of the most exclusive awards in the construction industry. These …

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