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Norway creating a ‘timber skyscraper’

A Norwegian developer is breaking records with the construction of what is thought will become the world’s tallest timber building. Spanning 18 floors and reaching 80 metres in height, ‘Mjøstårnet’ will be some 30 metres taller than any existing timber building. Overlooking a lake in the small town of Brumunddal (about an hour and a […]...
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Science offers an unusual solution for aging concrete problems

It’s safe to say that the invention of reinforced concrete had a huge impact on construction, industry and engineering. But, while this material has given us many great structures, we all know that, as a building ages, cracks can appear and, with the knock-on effect this can have on underlying steel reinforcements, structures can literally […]...
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Built for Royalty

With the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle coming up this Saturday, we can expect the bunting to be out, the afternoon teas to be in full flow and maybe just a few champagne corks to be popped up and down the country. Such Royal fervour got us thinking about all the wonderful buildings […]...
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The rise of AI in construction

News just in – robots are expected to take over the entire world sometime this Autumn! Wait a minute… what? OK, we might not be at that ‘rise of the machines’ moment yet, but it’s certainly true that the technology behind AI and machine learning has already become a normal part of our daily lives […]...
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Introducing Sheriff Construction

Sheriff Builders is no more! But, don’t panic. It’s only because we’ve officially changed our name to Sheriff Construction Ltd. This change reflects our company’s progression from a small family business when we were first established in 2005 to the growing, successful construction company we’ve become today. Managing Director, Ekrem Mahmutaj, explains: “We found that […]...
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