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Construction industry holds open doors event

Open weekends usually allow the public to glimpse behind-the-scenes of stately homes or stroll in well-tended private gardens, but a new scheme will allow people to see what is going on behind scaffolding and hoardings in the North West, and across the UK.

The construction industry is holding its first Open Doors Weekend, and it is hoped that among those venturing on to sites will be potential construction sector workers.

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Construction Scotland and BRE Scotland Joint Conference 2012

Construction Scotland and BRE Scotland invite you to their 2012 joint conference which will include the launch of Construction Scotland and the refreshed Strategy for Scotland’s Construction Industry 'Building for the Future'

The agenda for the event includes:

  • Introduction to the refreshed industry strategy Building for the Future and the strategy action plan
  • Launch of the new Industry Leadership Group for the Scottish Construction Industry
  • Introduction to the new structure of Construction Scotland
  • An update on Innovative Finance
  • Presentation on Future Cities
  • Networking lunch

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Tunnelling and underground construction academy event supported by Murphy

Murphy outlined its commitment to supporting new people entering the tunnelling industry through recent attendance at the first Industry and Community Days at Crossrail’s Tunnelling and Underground Construction Academy (TUCA).

Tunnelling and Underground Construction Academy is a new, purpose-built facility in Ilford, East London. Crossrail Ltd established TUCA in 2011 to address a shortage of people with the necessary skills to work in tunnel excavation and underground construction. Crossrail works closely with industry partners and professional bodies to ensure that the facilities and curriculum at TUCA meet current and future industry needs.

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The CIBSE Conference & Exhibition

altBuilding Services 2012 - the official CIBSE Conference and exhibition will attract building services professionals from across the globe and provide a superior platform for suppliers to showcase their existing products, launch new technological innovations and network with senior delegates and speakers.

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Doosan Infracore Norway celebrates 40 years of permanent 6-wheel drive

altThis year, Doosan ADT is celebrating its 40th anniversary: 40 years of permanent 6-wheel drive. The factory in Elnesvagen, Norway, hosted a customer event on 29th August. Over 50 dealers and customers from Germany, Italy, USA, Canada, Saudi-Arabia, Norway and Russia were invited to participate in the celebration of this amazing milestone.

Since the launch of the new DA series last year, and the Doosan take-over, more units have been sold into more countries than ever experienced before.  What a difference from 1972, when the first D15 with permanent 6 wheel drive truck came off the line!

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