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Addagrip STARPATH - lighting the way

Introducing Addagrip STARPATH – our innovative light-emitting resin bound surfacing incorporating the latest photoluminescent technology.

Addagrip STARPATH transforms our resin bound surfacing systems Addaset, Addabound, Terrabound and Terrabase Rustic into light responsive, sustainable pathways. By harnessing UV energy during the day, the surface includes charged composite granules which emit ambient lighting for up to 10 hours during the night.

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St. George brought to the ground

The popular St. Georges Retail Park on the outskirts of Leicester City Centre is currently undergoing construction works to enable the installation of three new units, extending the site to 189,095sq. ft and 14 separate retailers.

Planning permission for the scheme was initially granted back in 2015, with the project originally scheduled for opening in Autumn 2017, but after some delays, the development is now underway.

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Safe and compliant temporary works

Brady Corporation's new Temporary Works Tag enables companies to increase compliance and workplace safety by communicating vital information on the temporary works where it can be seen by all workers.

Increase compliance

Complying with the British Standard 5975:2008 for temporary works becomes easier with the Temporary Works Tag. On the tag's removable insert, inspectors can place the date and time of their inspection, along with their signature and the company they work for. The insert also includes information on who erected the temporary works, when it was erected, who is coordinating it, and what the maximum load is of the temporary works.

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Construction’s finest prepare to be honoured at National Site Awards

The very best performing construction sites registered with the Considerate Constructors Scheme are getting ready for the prestigious 2018 National Site Awards in April. 

The National Site Awards recognise those registered sites that have shown the highest levels of consideration towards the public, the workforce and the environment. 

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Free advice to redress balance of power from construction giants

UK commercial law firm, Al Bawardi Critchlow, today launched a range of legal services specifically designed to enable smaller contractors and subcontractors in the construction sector to negotiate fairer contract terms with their larger employers. These services include free-of-charge, half-day workshops to educate subcontractors in the clauses commonly included in construction giants’ contracts, which could – if enforced – impact their cash flow, endanger their business operations, or even threaten their solvency. 

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