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After three years and more than 250,000 man hours, the four chimneys at one of London’s most famous landmarks – Battersea Power Station – were successfully dismantled and removed using a self-climbing platform technique designed by Oldham-based working at height specialists, Delta International. Established in 1977 as a steeplejack company, Delta has evolved Read More
Two-thirds of those running small and medium-sized (SME) construction firms are struggling to hire bricklayers and carpenters ( Bricky and Chippy )as construction skills shortages hit a ‘record high’, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Key results from the FMB’s latest State of Trade Survey, which is the only quarterly assessment of the […]Read More
Crosslane Student Developments, part of the Crosslane Group, is announcing that it has begun the construction of a new 614 bed purpose-built student accommodation development on Friars’ Road in Coventry. The development comprises six new residential blocks each at different stepped heights of three, seven and ten storeys, rising to a 20 storey tower in […]Read More