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ASFP announces 2019 Passive Fire Protection Awards

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection announced the winners of the 2019 Passive Fire Protection Industry Awards on Thursday, 5 December at an Awards Lunch held in the Pavilion at the Tower of London. The awards were presented by ITV’s Good Morning Britain presenter Charlotte Hawkins to companies and individuals judged to have contributed to the advancement of the passive fire protection sector.

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New multi-million-pound school facility in Histon

The Mick George Group on behalf of Acrabuild Ltd are set to kick-start a £16m project being led by RG Carter Construction Ltd, that has recently been given the go-ahead in Histon to enhance the existing education facilities.

The infant and junior schools in Histon and Impington will both be enlarged to meet growing demand, amid increased pressure for school places across the Cambridge region which has resulted in some within the catchment area being unable to secure a reception place at the infant school.

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Heritage Cast Aluminium Beaded Deep Run stocked in textured black

In response to a growth in orders for this 115x75mm (4.5x3") deeper profile, Rainclear, the UK’s leading stockist and online retailer of metal rainwater, roofline and drainage systems are adding it to stock, for next day delivery, in the popular textured black colour. 

An ideal solution for properties that require a rainwater system with extra volume/rainwater flow capacity. This traditional cast aluminium beaded half round profile gutter is made deeper - for a greater flow capacity and is already available in 7 standard RAL textured colours or 25 standard Matt RAL colours in 15 days. 

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NASC and Simian answer former soldier’s appeal

The NASC and Simian have joined forces to help a former soldier take the next step in his career in the scaffolding industry. 

The organisations teamed up after scaffolder Liam Gibbons reached out for assistance via the NASC’s Facebook account. 

He wrote: “I read with interest that the NASC is keen to encourage more ex-Forces personnel to take up positions in the scaffolding industry and had launched a fund to help them with training. Just wondered if there was anything you could do for me.  

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£21m Deer Park School project imminent

A £21m construction project of a new secondary school at Uplands Farm, Botley is set to get underway, with the Mick George Group contracted to complete Bulk Excavation and Soil Stabilisation works on behalf of Kier.

The site which is situated west of Woodhouse Lane, Hedge End will be recognised as Deer Park School and will initially accommodate 120 Year 7 pupils, rising to 1,050 at full capacity.

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