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Have you got ‘footie fever’ or does work comes first?

With England finally breaking their World Cup penalty shoot-out curse and beating Columbia to make it through to the quarter finals, the nation has a true case of football fever! But, with some of this World Cup’s games taking place during normal working hours, are tradespeople living up to a reputation for choosing footie over […]...
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Helping our pollinators

Summer is here and with it comes the inevitable high pollen counts and buzzing of bees and other insects – but what is this season of pollination all about? And, what does it have to do with us here in the construction world? Let’s start with pollination (the transfer of pollen grains from the male […]...
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Erith site picks up an award

Winners of the first round of the 2018 NHBC Pride in the Job awards have just been announced and, among that list, we’re delighted to see our colleague from L & Q, Dave Martin, given a Quality Award for his work at the Erith Baths site. Now in its 38th year, Pride in the Job […]...
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When the wind blows

The UK is one of the top locations in the world for wind power and considered to be the best in Europe. That may be great for the drive towards renewable energy but not so great for the world of construction. With much of our work carried out outdoors, the weather plays a huge role […]...
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World Environment Day 2018

Today, June 5th, is World Environment Day, the UN’s most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Beginning in 1974, the campaign is now widely celebrated in over 100 countries. Taking up one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time, this year’s theme (which is being hosted […]...
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