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Mick George Ltd achieve Sunday Times Top Track 250 status

Ahead of the official announcement that is scheduled this weekend, we can reveal that local construction specialist, Mick George Ltd has been included within the 14th annual Grant Thornton ‘Sunday Times Top Track 250’ for the very first time.

Compiled by Fast Track, a leading research and events company, the table ranks Britain’s private mid-market growth companies with the biggest sales. 

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Collab Group hold event for national roll out of Bridge into Construction programme

Collab Group recently held a national rollout event for its innovative Bridge into Construction programme. The event was held at Birmingham Metropolitan College on 9th October 2018. The event was attended by almost 70 delegates who joined to celebrate the success of the programme to date and look forward to the full national roll out of the programme in this new academic year. 

11 colleges are involved in the national roll out with 69 learners currently enrolled onto the programme. The ambition is for over 150 learners to complete the programme over the course of the current academic year with an ambition for 1,000 learners to complete the programme over the next five years. 

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Soil mixing provides engineered solution for housing project

Soil stabilisation and ground remediation specialist Deep Soil Mixing Ltd is for the first time using soil mixing solutions for foundations as an alternative to piling on a high quality housing project in St Mary's Bay, Kent.

The company's soil stabilisation techniques are being used for the first time across the whole site area under residential dwellings to prevent extreme settlements from variable ground. These works are shaving more than a year off the programme for a conventional 'Surcharge' solution as well as providing improved stability behind coastal defences for client Compass Builders Ltd.

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Lyndon Scaffolding reach over 100,000 SMART Inspector App inspections

The country’s largest independent and highly respected scaffolding firm – Lyndon Scaffolding Plc – has now carried out more than 100,000 scaffold inspections using SMART Scaffolder’s award-winning SMART Inspector app.

The firm have been using SMART Inspector since February 2017 and their scaffold inspectors have now carried out more than 100,000 weekly scaffold inspections on sites across the country, from remote Scottish glens, like Orchy Viaduct in Oban, to the heart of the capital, on iconic jobs like Coal Drops Yard at King’s Cross, and everywhere in between.

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Mick George Environmental offer school asbestos collection for a ‘good gauze’

Local construction business Mick George Ltd has announced a special ‘collection’ scheme that will see the ‘environmental’ specialists visit education providers throughout the counties of Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire to remove Bunsen burner gauze mats. 

Recently, the Department for Education (DfE) instructed schools to remove all Bunsen burner gauze mats after highlighting that the equipment may contain dangerous asbestos that could cause harm to staff and pupils.

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