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Company fined after employees exposed to asbestos fibres

SSE Hornsea Ltd, operators of a natural gas storage facility near Atwick on the East Yorkshire coast, has been sentenced today after 13 employees and contractors were exposed to asbestos fibres. Beverley Magistrates’ Court heard that a team of three mechanical maintenance personnel were tasked with the removal of a Continue reading

BAM Construction awarded £10m Edinburgh Airport fit-out contract

BAM Construction has been awarded a £10m contract to fit-out the new terminal extension at Edinburgh Airport. Once complete the new three storey terminal building will provide expanded domestic and international arrival facilities including baggage reclaim, border control, additional food/beverage outlets, expanded lounge space and new office accommodation at Scotland’s Continue reading

£350k Chester Grosvenor restaurant refurbishment begins

La Brasserie Restaurant at The Chester Grosvenor Hotel has closed for a four-week period while an extensive £350,000 refurbishment is completed, and upon completion it is set to include Chester city centre’s only Champagne bar. Chester ’s only five-star hotel is set to enhance its existing offer with a menu overhaul, as Continue reading

Chocolate factory renovation project hits the sweet spot

The former Terry’s Chocolate factory in York has been transformed into a spectacular Chocolate Works Care Village with the help of Johnstone’s Trade’s high performance products. Opening earlier this year, the £7 million renovation was part of a wider multi-million pound expansion programme by Springfield Healthcare to establish five new Continue reading

Green light for £42m Humber flood scheme

Funding has been secured for a £42 million upgrade to the tidal flood defence scheme in the Humber Estuary – improving flood protection to 113,000 properties. Led by the Environment Agency, the Humber Hull Frontages scheme will present an opportunity to review and improve a 19 kilometres stretch of tidal Continue reading

Waterside home scoops multiple awards with JB Shingles

A custom-built detached home situated on a peninsula in a secluded lagoon, and featuring JB Western Red Cedar Shingles from Marley Eternit has scooped a number of leading industry awards. Located in the Norfolk broads, Britain’s largest protected wetland, Backwater, which was created by, Platform 5 Architects, is made up Continue reading

Construction industry growth dips despite rise in new orders

New figures have revealed growth in the UK’s construction sector slowed in December despite new orders rising at their fastest pace since May. The latest IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) posted 52.2 in December, down slightly from 53.1 in November but above the 50.0 no-change threshold for Continue reading

Ultra-realistic gas fire from Gazco

Gazco’s Reflex 75T offers the ultimate in gas fire ambience. A large statement fire, with flame visuals almost indiscernible from real flames, the Reflex 75T is suitable for homes both with and without a chimney. Offering a wealth of design choices, this breath-taking fire can be installed with any one Continue reading