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Tips to consider when buying a newly built property

The best part about buying a property that you can immediately move into is that you do not have to worry about anything. Once you close the deal and the construction is over, you can move all your things into that property and start a new life.

You face several choices though, and it is not always easy deciding which property is worth purchasing. You need to take care before buying a new build property by checking its location, cost and features. These tips will help you.

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Structural Concrete Alliance announces 2018 award winner

The Structural Concrete Alliance has announced Volkerlaser Ltd as the winner of the 2018 Structural Concrete Alliance Award for Repair and Refurbishment for its repair and strengthening of a marine quayside at King George Docks, Hull. The award was presented by broadcaster,  Huw Edwards, at the Concrete Society Awards Dinner held at The Royal Lancaster Hotel, London on Wednesday 21st November 2018. 

The repair and strengthening works to 12 Quay at King George Docks in Hull presented an extremely challenging project for Volkerlaser. It involved the use of concrete repair, sprayed concrete, cathodic protection and Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) strengthening, to provide a unique solution.

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Stylish and long-lasting - galvanised and colour coated steel now with 30% off

Rainclear Systems, the specialist metal rainwater stockist and online retailer, is offering an incredible 30% off its list prices for galvanised and colour coated galvanised steel range throughout March 2019.

Its Infinity Galvanised Steel range offers customers a sustainable and eco-friendly choice without compromising on good looks and durability. The manufacturers of Infinity supply, buy and use sustainable and ‘long life’ goods in the production of this rainwater system. Waste heat in the production process is recycled to heat the production facilities and water emissions are reduced to 0%, with all water being recycled within their plants. Cardboard packaging is recycled as filling to protect products in onward deliveries. At the end of its useful life (the manufacturer offers a 15year warranty) the rainwater system is easy to uninstall and recycle.

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Cygnus alarm system protects Copenhagen’s new science institute

Bull Products, a manufacturer of life-saving fire protection equipment, is expanding into the European market further, after securing a contract in Copenhagen. 

Working alongside distributor, Lindpro, the Cygnus Wireless Alarm System has been installed in Niels Bohr Building, a new science institute which is part of the University of Copenhagen.

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Mick George Ltd make ‘Perfect Delivery’

Mick George Ltd has been awarded 'Perfect Delivery' by Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure for the contracting works completed on the new £4.9 million Pines Primary School in Red Lodge, Suffolk.

The project will provide first-class facilities for 210 pupils in the Red Lodge community, including reception, year one and year two places.

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Charcon provides new modern public realm

Charcon, the commercial hard landscaping division of Aggregate Industries, has developed and supplied a bespoke permeable flag paver for phase 1 of Haringey Council’s White Hart Lane public realm improvement project. Phase one was completed in September 2018 and complements a separate £800 million pound project which will see the Tottenham Hotspur Football stadium and surrounding residential areas completely transformed.

Through a long-established relationship with muf architecture/art, Charcon was approached to design and supply a high quality concrete permeable flag paver with aesthetic appeal. Works entailed the widening and reconstruction of various footways, but predominately the repaving of the busy thoroughfare between Creighton Road and High Road, the main route between the station and the stadium on match day. 

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Bull sails forward with Norwegian shipyard contract

Bull Products, a manufacturer of life-saving fire protection equipment, has strengthened its presence in the ship building industry, after securing a partnership with a major Norwegian distributor.

Working alongside Vestcom, a major wireless communication supplier in Norway, Bull has recently supplied more than 50 of its renowned Cygnus Wireless Alarms to several Norwegian Shipyards: Kleven Group, Vard Group and Ulstein Group. The ships are currently being transformed into luxury cruise ships, ferries and offshore vessels. 

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Prize draws that will be taking place at Evolving Connectivity 2019

CAI will be holding a prize draw for to win a £300 training voucher - to be in with a chance to win this you will need to place your visitor badge in the prize draw box located in reception when the event closes.  The winner will be notified on Friday 26 April 2019.

Grax Ltd have advised CAI that they will be holding a business card prize draw on stand 7.  The lucky winner will receive a top prize of a £500 voucher.  Don't miss out pop along to the show and visit their stand.

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HSE reward Mick George progress

Having grown revenues by 51% (YOY), Mick George Environmental has received some more welcome news to kick-start 2019. 

The company has been rewarded with an extended 2-year license from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), reflecting the hard work, commitment and continuous improvement that is core to both office and site operations. 

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Heightsafe Systems announce partnership with Fallprotec

Heightsafe are delighted to announce a partnership with innovative European Work at Height specialists, Fallprotec.

Craig Diable, Estimating Director at Heightsafe commented on the partnership: “As a company we have long been admirers of quality engineered safety systems, and are delighted to have entered into a strategic partnership with Fallprotec and their highly skilled team of engineers and designers.”

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Star Platforms provide powered access to bring Madge Gill Mural to life

UK powered access platform rental company, Star Platforms, has worked with Wood Street Walls CIC to provide a Skyjack 6832 Rough Terrain (RT) scissor lift for their recent project; Madge Gill mural.

Wood Street Walls brings public art to East London for residents and visitors to enjoy and called upon Star Platforms once again to help provide powered access equipment for their latest project. The Madge Gill mural project is part of the LDN WMN project, a collaboration between City Hall and Tate Collective. The project is part of Mayor Sadiq Khan’s #BehindEveryGreatCity campaign, which marks 100 years since the first women won the right to vote in the UK. In collaboration with local project “Works by Madge Gill”, the community were invited to vote on the background pattern of the proposed portrait of the artist via Wood Street Walls annual “Pick Your Pattern” initiative.

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