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NASC success at National Construction College 2015 Apprentice Awards

NASC member company apprentices were highly successful in the Construction Industry Training Board NCC Apprentice Awards 2015 - achieving nominations in every round, right across the UK, with multiple winners in the coveted Scaffolding Apprenticeship Year 1 and Year 2 awards and the overall Apprentice of the Year category.

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Expert advice at conference for specialist contractors

If you've made a profit of £1 then you made more money than Balfour Beatty, Vinci Plc and a number of other main contractors did last year! That was one of the messages delivered to over 100 Specialist Contractors at their exclusive “Win Work-Get Paid-Make Money” Conference in Nottingham this week.

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Liven up landscapes with Bituchem's Colourtex surface

Hard landscaping specialists, The Bituchem Group has created a colourful and decorative surfacing material to brighten up any project or landscaping scheme.

The company has designed its Colourtex material using fully bound natural aggregates in a range of vivid colours to give the same durable qualities as standard tarmac with a long-lasting vibrant finish.

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Web traffic boost for Lancashire hose makers

A pioneering North West hose manufacturer is aiming to increase its business flow – with a brand new website.

Richards Hose, of Roman Way, Ribbleton, Preston is world famous for making industrial hoses and couplings for everything from firefighting equipment and water irrigation hoses to lay flat hoses for the shipping, mining and construction industries world-wide - they even make the power hoses for Flyboarding - the booming jet pack taking the world of watersports by storm.

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NASC and CISRS exhibition success at Safety & Health Expo 2015

The NASC and CISRS have successfully exhibited at the UK’s largest and leading health and safety event at London’s ExCeL – the Safety & Health Expo, June 16-18.

The event attracted around 15,000 delegates and 350 exhibitors and saw keynote speeches at the linked IOSH conference from Baroness Karren Brady, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, OBE and Sir Chris Hoy.

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Solid Wood Solutions to go back-to-back with Fabric First

Organisers of the Solid Wood Solutions conference and exhibition have today announced that the event will now be held the day after the Fabric First Event at the Inmarsat Conference Centre, London, on the 16 September.

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Judging for the Structural Timber Awards now underway

Over 160 entries across 14 categories have been submitted to this year's Structural Timber Awards and it looks like it is set to be a competitive and major inaugural event.

The judging process has commenced with submissions from the likes of ARH, Arup, B & K Structures, Engenuiti, Fordingbridge, HESS Timber, Kingspan Insulation, Morgan Sindall, Prewett Bizley Architects, Ramboll UK, SIG RoofSpace, Stora Enso and Wiehag. The winners will be announced at a prestigious awards ceremony on 06 October at the NEC, Birmingham following the shortlist announcement on 01 July.

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Rainclear Systems Ltd – Heritage, Quality and Expertise – we care about the detail

Rainclear Systems is well known as an online retailer, and the UK’s leading distributor of metal guttering and downpipe products, so you might be surprised to discover there’s a team of experienced, knowledgeable personnel at the end of the phone too.

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Lightweight roof on activity centre brings award nomination

A lightweight steel roof installed by Metrotile UK on a leisure facility in Wiltshire contributed to a sustainable project which has been nominated for a regional award.

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Sundolitt releases new UK specifier support literature for XPS

Sundolitt – the UK arm of Sunde Group, Europe’s leading polystyrene products manufacturer – has launched a new set of specifier support literature aimed at helping construction and civil engineers, building contractors, architects and building materials distributors to select quickly and easily from a wide range of options of density, thickness, size and format of XPS board to suit every application. 

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Longworth launches solar division - Redsky Solar

Leading building envelope specialist Longworth has launched Redsky Solar to combine expertise in roofing with a full rooftop Solar PV design and installation service.

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