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Safety watchdog challenges construction industry to learn from London 2012

Britain’s safety watchdog is challenging the construction industry to learn from the London 2012 construction project and improve the safety record of one of the most dangerous occupations in Britain.

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It’s battle stations at WorldSkills 2011

WorldSkills2011WorldSkills London 2011 attracted more than 200,000 young people over four days, who watched competitors using professional hand tools and power tool accessories provided by Irwin Tools, one of the main sponsors.

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The DIY artists - Peckham collective LuckyPDF

diy peckhamLuckyPDF are four Peckham-based 25-year-olds who are as much curators or TV producers as they are artists. They set up live events, commission performance and video artists, and put the lot together in a format like a surreal TV programme, complete with presenters, graphic interludes and VT packages. Crucially, these events are also disseminated online via their own website and the creative video sharing network Vimeo, and are loudly trumpeted on Twitter and Facebook.

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Morgan Sindall event aims to build on regional expertise

morgan sindallFIRMS in the North East’s construction industry are being offered guidance on how they can secure more public sector work with one of the UK’s leading contractors. London-based construction and infrastructure company Morgan Sindall, which employs around 100 staff at offices in Belmont Business Park, Durham, is hosting a “meet the buyer” event on October 4 in partnership with industry body Constructing Excellence.

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FTSE live: market report - as it happened September 5

It was a familiar tale of woe on London’s bourse, with banks and heavyweight miners leading the benchmark index deep into the red.

But while it has more often than not been the spectre of sovereign debt dragging on the banks, the eurozone was playing second fiddle to America as investors focused on events on the other side of the Atlantic.

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