Day: August 3, 2015

Civil Engineering

Arches of Chernobyl’s New Safe Confinement are joined together

The two halves of Chernobyl’s New Safe Confinement have been joined together, a development that marks a significant milestone in sealing off Reactor 4 at …

Civil Engineering

Lafarge Tarmac rebrand complete as ‘Tarmac’ launches following CRH takeover

Lafarge Tarmac has relaunched as Tarmac following the completion of CRH’s multi-billion pound takeover deal of assets sold under the Lafarge and Holcim merger.

Products

EC clears Cemex over anti-competitive practices

Cemex has been told that the European Commission (EC) has closed the investigation into anti-competitive practices initiated in December 2010 and that it will not …

Facilities Management

Woodwork company fined after worker lost fingers

 A Gloucestershire-based woodwork firm was fined after a worker lost three fingers whilst using a table saw.

Developers

Derwent picks contractor for £50m Paddington office

Derwent has chosen its preferred contractor for the redevelopment of the Brunel Building in Paddington.

Products

Materials sales soften but confidence remains undimmed

Sales of aggregates and ready mixed concrete softened slightly in the second quarter of the year but are still firmly ahead of last year’s levels. …

Products

CRH completes £5bn acquisition

Ireland’s CRH has today become the world’s third largest building materials firm and the second biggest in aggregates. Ireland’s CRH has today become the world’s …

Galliford Try to invest £1.7m as part of £56m Shetland school win
Developers

Galliford Try to invest £1.7m as part of £56m Shetland school win

Morrison Construction will build the new Anderson High School for Shetland Islands Council under the hub North Scotland contract. The new four-storey high school will …