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Getting to know you (part 1)

After 14 years in business, we’ve seen a lot of changes here at Sheriff Construction. Our company has changed its name and structure; the kind of work we undertake is vastly different from what we were doing when we first started out; and we’ve witnessed a great deal of personal development in the team members […]...
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Fuel up for work

According to a survey by constructaquote.com, the average British construction worker eats about 4000 calories per day (around 1,500 more than what’s recommended). In spite of this and perhaps because manual labourers and contractors work physically hard all day and obviously need a lot of fuel to keep going, less than 1/5 of the construction […]...
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Let’s talk about waste

It’s fairly obvious that the construction industry can and does produce a large amount of waste but how much do you really know about this important subject and what can be done to improve the situation? Here’s a quick fact file: According to the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), construction is responsible for 60% […]...
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Back to work…

…but don’t let it take you back to ‘back problems’ After a lovely, long and unusually sunny Bank Holiday weekend, it’s straight back into work mode today and, although the sun is still peeping out from the clouds, for some people that means having to cope with a work-related musculoskeletal disorder (WRMSD) like lower back […]...
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Time management in construction

Ask any construction project manager what could make their life easier and we think the answer you’re most likely to get is ‘more time’! When running a construction project, the day-to-day workload can be something of a juggling act – there’s work schedules to manage, deadlines to meet, budgets to stick to, labour and subcontractors […]...
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