22 July 2015

Infrared training course programme confirmed

The Level 1 course has now been condensed into four days to accommodate time-pressured students. Both Level 1 and 2 ITC courses are also approved by British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT); they are also Personnel Certification in Non-Destructive Testing (PCN) ready. In addition, a premium Level 1 training package has been introduced. Premium students[…]

  • 22 July 2015

15 July 2015

Charcon offers BIM-enabled commercial hard landscaping products

In 2011, the Government proposed an industry-wide adoption of BIM technology. The initiative was designed to promote sector modernisation across all publicly funded projects; it also aimed to reduce capital costs and carbon consumption. By June 2016, all Government-funded projects must be conceived, designed, specified, built, maintained and even demolished using BIM technology as a[…]

  • 15 July 2015

08 July 2015

Roofline products website re-launches supporting lifetime guarantee

MyFreefoam supports a variety of new functions, including: Streamlined user experience Easy to use intuitive navigation Clearly defined areas for each user group Accessibility for mobiles and tablets Freefoam Guarantee scheme The site has been designed for users to capitalise on the benefits of its Freefoam Guarantee scheme. Lifetime guarantee wherever, whenever Stockists of the[…]

  • 08 July 2015

30 June 2015

Survey suggests industry isn’t ready for mandatory BIM target

UK Construction Week Survey 74% of the professionals surveyed do not believe the industry is ready. The research, which questioned over 1,200 professionals, found that 74% of respondents believed the industry will fall short of this target, which is due to come into effect for all procurement projects from central government and its agencies next[…]

  • 30 June 2015

29 June 2015

Why Big Data is a big opportunity for the construction industry

Demystifying Big Data and exploring the opportunities in construction It is estimated that in the UK, better use of Big Data could add £216 billion to the UK economy between 2012 and 2017*.  That’s equivalent to 22% of the UK net debt, or more than the 2011 defence, NHS and education budgets combined! With statistics[…]

  • 29 June 2015

29 June 2015

Tracker workflow management for energy and compliance sector

Tracker has been developed to manage daily workloads, appointment scheduling, key documents and data in a property-centric manner to support Green Deal and ECO activity for GDAOs, GDPs, GDAs and GDIs.  The Standard and Professional versions of Tracker can be found on the Stroma website. A key feature of Tracker is the connectivity from field[…]

  • 29 June 2015

29 June 2015

OneTime EDI service chosen by Anglian Aggregate Bagging

After completing a corporate restructure, Anglian Aggregate Bagging wanted an EDI solution that would integrate directly with its Sage ERP system, to simply the process of sending and receiving orders and invoices.  By implementing EDI, Anglian Aggregate Bagging want to reduce the amount of admin required to maximise its efficiency. Wesupply will provide the bagged[…]

  • 29 June 2015

26 June 2015

SAS aims to set industry standard with new website

The new SAS International website will act as the company’s digital flagship information hub, and has already received positive feedback from hundreds of registered users for delivering technical, educational and design-led content. The site will act as the company’s digital flagship information hub. Setting the industry standard The interior products manufacturer challenged itself to set[…]

  • 26 June 2015

23 June 2015

New dedicated app for installers and service engineers

ME Engineer has been developed to allow service engineers and installers to access current information on Mitsubishi Electric’s extensive range of products. The company’s Technical Services and Aftersales Manager, Steve Hayward, claims that the App has been carefully designed “by engineers, for engineers”. Easy access to information The ME Engineer app is available on Apple,[…]

  • 23 June 2015

23 June 2015

GGF launches online bookshop for its publications

The GGF Shop contains a comprehensive range of technical, health and safety and consumer publications to help companies and individuals throughout the industry work to the highest standards.  GGF Shop offers an online space to order hard copies of GGF publications at anytime, anywhere The new retail website covers a full range of GGF titles,[…]

  • 23 June 2015