Illumin8 Lights power ahead with Trime’s hybrid lighting towers

SITE lighting specialists, Illumin8 Lights are making preparations to meet the increasing demand for more sustainable methods of lighting construction sites and rail projects.

To help satisfy these requirements Illumin8 has purchased a fleet of X-HYBRID LED lighting towers from Trime UK Limited.

Construction dust control focus pays off for Armorgard

WORK platform specialist Armorgard has reported a 'substantial' increase in sales of its ground-breaking CuttingStation SS7X, following the recent HSE blitz on site dust.

Latest sales figures show a widespread uptake of these extraction and air filtration enabled mobile workstations, which are becoming an essential part of measures put in place by construction sites to protect workers’ lungs from the likes of asbestos, silica and wood dust.

Making our homes more energy efficient will boost wellbeing, says FMB

MAKING the UK’s homes more energy efficient will reduce energy bills, tackle the scourge of fuel poverty and help address the climate crisis, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), in response to the speech by the Leader of the Liberal Democrats at its party conference.

HAE shortlisted for Business Innovation Award

HIRE Association Europe (HAE) has been shortlisted for an award at the prestigious Business Innovation Awards 2019 for developing V-Hire, the virtual reality training tool for the Hire Industry.

The Business Innovation Awards celebrate the best across the UK construction and building industries. HAE will be up against Cool Blue Brand Communications, Grain Connect, Joule Group, MacRail Systems, Marraum and ProDroneWorx for the Best Use of Emerging Technology award at a gala evening on Wednesday 23 October at the Midland Hotel, Manchester.

BigChange afoot at GAP

FOLLOWING the announcement last year that GAP Hire Solutions had transformed its business with a BigChange to mobile operations, GAP has now completed the BigChange roll-out across the business.

Over 500 GAP vehicles have been fitted with the system and over 600 staff have been trained on best practice.

Called JobWatch, the cloud-based system incorporates a range of mobile apps with live tracking and job scheduling. It also links in real time to GAP’s back office systems, such as their central hiredesk and financial systems.

New Chief Executive for Considerate Constructors Scheme

THE Considerate Constructors Scheme - the national organisation established to improve the image of construction - is pleased to announce that Amanda Long will join as Chief Executive from 16 September 2019.

Amanda will succeed Chief Executive Edward Hardy who has held the post since 2009.

The NEW Onyx safety shoes and boots from Solid Gear

GREAT value safety footwear with the unique BOA closure system for maximum comfort.

Nowadays, good safety footwear is part and parcel of a comfortable day’s work on site – just like good working clothes and quality hand tools.

Combining maximum comfort and protection with a robust and durable design, Solid Gear’s Onyx is available as a shoe or a boot and ideal for different types of on-site work.

Snickers Workwear’s NEW loose-fit stretch trousers for maximum mobility on-site

HI-tech stretch fabrics and ergonomic designs ensure close quarter mobility at work.

With a range of new AllroundWork stretch trousers available throughout the UK, there’s plenty of flexibility for every professional craftsman and woman to stretch their performance on site comfortably.

The new stretchy work trousers for men have a loose fit for a classic Snickers Workwear look and feel, with stretch Cordura for increased durability as well as improved ventilation and close quarter mobility.

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