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Crack-resistant components for bridges, roof structures, cars

altBridges, roof structures, cars, and more should become increasingly lighter, with the same stability, and thus save energy and materials; the new high-strength steel is superbly suited for the needed lightweight design because it can also withstand extremely heavy stresses; yet these materials also have a disadvantage: with increasing strength, their susceptibility to cold cracking rises when welded; cracks are difficult to predict — until now.

Cold cracking in high-strength steel presents major quality assurance challenges for the automotive and machine-building industries, since cracks are difficult to predict — until now. A new process can determine, as early as the design stage, whether critical conditions for such damage can be prevented. This lowers development times and costs.

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New loop alarm protects against plant theft

altCCSec has just introduced its new Vehicle Loop alarm to the UK, providing an added layer of security to its comprehensive alarm and monitoring package.

The Vehicle Loop Alarm is a wireless device which protects plant machinery from theft by way of an alarmed cable which is simply wrapped around the machinery, and then plugged together.

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Villagers' fears after decision on quarry site

Construction National cemexVillagers are worried about the safety of children after plans were announced to demolish a quarry site.

Concerns have been raised after a cement factory in Barrington, which closed four years ago, has said it will not be brought back into production.

CEMEX UK has announced there is no economic case to re-start production at its cement plant in Barrington and will demolish the facility.

Tony Fletcher, chairman of Barrington Parish Council, told the Weekly News, that once the factory is pulled down, villagers fear the ongoing security at the site maybe stopped. He said: “We didn’t expect it to re-open in view of the economic state, especially in the building industry at the moment.

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Don't Fall Foul of the 'Buy Cheap' Culture

altOver the past 15 years we have seen lots of changes in the construction industry with highs, followed by the inevitable lows. With the economy currently in the grip of recession, every business is looking for ways to reduce its costs but cutting certain corners, like overall site security, can often be more costly in the long run.

CCSec has become aware of an emerging trend where construction firms buy purely on price and are taken in by what appears to be a great deal – comprehensive site security at bargain bucket prices. However, once the purchase is complete and the kit installed they quickly realise the equipment is sub-standard and doesn't do what they need it to!

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Swan New Homes team up with CCSec

Construction National old churchSwan ‘Gliding Smoothly’ with Security Solutions from CCSec!  CCSec is delighted to now be working with award winning new homes developer Swan New Homes.

CCSec is providing comprehensive site security to their new Oldchurch Park development in Romford, Essex that consists of 376 apartments and houses with a mixed tenure of private, rented and shared ownership. It is anticipated to be a three year project with the first construction phase already underway.

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