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Liverpool's Everyman Theatre wins RIBA Stirling prize

A 1,000sq m Sika Sarnafil water tight roofing system has proved to be the perfect fit for a prize winning theatre. The Sika Sarnafil membrane used was G410 15ELF Dark Grey, a cut-fall insulation system was installed along with 5000E vapour barrier.

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MOL celebrates 30th anniversary with new brand launch

Professional learning provider MOL is celebrating its 30th year as a market leader by rebranding for the future, reflecting the organisation’s diverse and growing offering.

Establishing itself over the last three decades as a leading provider of HR, leadership and management, property and construction qualifications, MOL has always mirrored the relentless pace of change in industry, and the new brand reinforces the organisation’s ability and desire to evolve.

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Wiltshire living roofs and festive fun - CPD Training

At this CIOB event on CPD Training, to be held at Malborough Golf Club in Wiltshire, on the 10th December.

Simon Smith, Technical Manager for SkyGarden, will give a presentation covering the following topics:

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Winners mount up for Redrow at prestigious UK Property Awards

Redrow has scooped no less than eight top honours at this year’s UK Property Awards, including two coveted ‘best in the UK awards’ for its national consumer website and one of its exclusive London developments.

Other schemes in Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Lancashire and West Yorkshire collected ‘Highly Commended’ awards.

Read more: Winners mount up for Redrow at prestigious UK Property Awards

NASC members and staff meet Nick Boles MP

NASC were in Westminster earlier this month, with members Chris Sedgeman and Lynn Way of Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding Ltd, to meet with Nick Boles, Minister of State for Skills and Equalities – discussing the availability of training in the South West and proposals for the future of apprenticeships in the UK.

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Construction recruitment specialists announce new offices and appointments

Due to major business growth, a Plymouth recruitment agency has announced a series of new appointments and a £100,000 investment in new offices.

Sphere Solutions, which specialises in recruitment for the construction industry, has relocated to The Millfields, the site of the Grade 2 listed former Royal Naval Hospital.

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Partnership helps Landscape Architects unlock new technologies

Newcastle and London-based urban designers, landscape architects and masterplanners, Colour, is finding new ways of implementing the latest technology in its work thanks to a partnership with Teesside University.

Colour has taken on two members of staff at its Newcastle headquarters with the help of different schemes run by the University to help companies recruit talent and develop new skills in their business.

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Basement drainage and membranes have had their day

Designers and specifiers think, mistakenly, that a belt and braces approach to basement waterproofing means several defences against water ingress. But there is a severe problem with workforces being able to see on the drawing that their's is one of several layers of protection. They can do their work badly because the client will be saved by one of the others. 

Read more: Basement drainage and membranes have had their day

Addagrip introduces PU Floor Green Line interior flooring

Addagrip, the leading resin bound and bonded surfacing manufacturer, has teamed up with Netherlands based Flowresin Group to launch a stunning new range of interior flooring called PU Floor Green Line.

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Thomas Telford Training to become “ICE Training”

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has rebranded its current training operation, Thomas Telford Training, in order to better express the values at the heart of the Institution’s training offering.

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RIBA to launch new range of building contracts

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is launching two new and innovative building contracts next month (5 November). Designed to be used in conjunction with RIBA’s Architect’s Appointment Agreements for Small Projects (domestic and concise forms); the new contracts are fully aligned with the RIBA Plan of Work 2013.

The new contracts have been designed in response to feedback from RIBA members calling for improvement and innovation within the building contracts currently available.

Read more: RIBA to launch new range of building contracts