Balfour Beatty forms design partnership with Atkins, Mott MacDonald and WSP

Balfour Beatty has announced a strategic design consultant Partnership with Atkins, Mott MacDonald and WSP. This “mutually beneficial” partnership is expected to foster a new level of openness, collaboration and innovation “never before seen within the construction industry”. The Partnership will focus Balfour Beatty’s procurement of design consultants for its projects towards Atkins, Mott MacDonald…

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Construction Dust The Silent Killer

To ensure construction industry workers across the UK are kept safe whilst at work, the UK’s leading safety expert, Arco, is continuing its efforts to educate business leaders about the long term dangers of construction dust, by offering free, updated, life-saving advice. In the UK alone, 23 new cases of work related respiratory diseases are diagnosed…

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Hudson Contract is encouraging young people across the country to pursue a career in construction with a new video campaign featuring apprentices, employers, Ian Billyard, Principal of Leeds C

Hudson Contract is encouraging young people across the country to pursue a career in construction with a new video campaign featuring apprentices, employers, Ian Billyard, Principal of Leeds College of Building and MP for East Yorkshire, Rt Hon Sir Greg Knight. Aimed at addressing potential industry skills shortages and inspiring young people to take up…

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Led lamps breach WEEE regs

Recolight, the leading WEEE scheme for the UK lighting industry, has collated data to estimate the possible scale of WEEE non-compliance through some online retailers. The Recolight analysis suggests that LED lamps which do not comply with WEEE, sold through some online multi-seller retailers, could represent around 20% of all lamps sold in the UK.…

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