Blenheim House reports first-ever loss

Blenheim House reports first-ever loss

Subcontractor failures have pushed Blenheim House Construction into its first loss after 26 years of trading. The Surrey-based contractor made a pre-tax loss of £169,000 in the year ending 30 April 2023, down from a profit of £1.1m for the previous period. Company director Michael Curtis said the firm’s profitability was hit by a number

Dragados selected for £100m freight terminal

Dragados selected for £100m freight terminal

The Port of Immingham Dragados has been named as the preferred bidder to build a £100m freight terminal in Lincolnshire. The Spanish firm was appointed to the first stage of a two-stage contract to design and build a facility for roll-on/roll-off (RORO) ships at the Port of Immingham on the Humber Estuary. The first stage

CNC Router Machine: Equipment Advantages and Main Features (2024)

CNC Router Machine: Equipment Advantages and Main Features (2024)

Source: youtube.com Technological progress affects all areas of industry, making the production of various products faster and of better quality. A new level of automation is an example of such progress. It helps the manufacturer to save time and human resources. Let’s take CNC milling machines for example. Despite the fact that classic milling machines

ZYCI Announces Groundbreaking for State-of-the-Art CNC Machining Facility

ZYCI Announces Groundbreaking for State-of-the-Art CNC Machining Facility

Chamblee, GA, December 08, 2023 –(PR.com)– ZYCI, a leading supplier of high precision machined parts is excited to announce the groundbreaking of its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility on December 8, 2023. The event marks a significant milestone in the company’s expansion and commitment to becoming one of the premier CNC machining suppliers in North America. The

Ensuring health and safety training is fit for the modern construction site

Ensuring health and safety training is fit for the modern construction site

Kingsley Clarke is operations lead at Southern Construction Framework With a recent report by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) finding that there were 45 fatalities in the construction industry in 2022/2023, up from 29 the previous year, it’s more important than ever that the right health and safety training initiatives are implemented on site.

Funding for CLC recruitment schemes ‘proving a challenge’

Funding for CLC recruitment schemes ‘proving a challenge’

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) is in discussions about the future of its two recruitment platforms after their funding expires in April. Recent CLC minutes noted that funding for the Construction Talent Retention Scheme and Talentview was “proving a challenge” and that the group had “no mechanism for funding”. The CLC launched the Construction Talent

Ex-L&Q modular boss joins Wates

Ex-L&Q modular boss joins Wates

Rosie Toogood Wates has appointed former Legal & General Modular Homes boss Rosie Toogood to its executive committee. Toogood joined the offsite housing arm of L&G in 2017 from Rolls-Royce, where she had been business development director of its aerospace business. L&G announced the closure of its modular business in May 2023, after the business

Government urged to apply HGV regulation to mobile cranes

Government urged to apply HGV regulation to mobile cranes

A senior figure in the crane industry has called for mobile cranes to be subject to the same regulations and licensing as HGVs. Peter Gibbs, who chairs the Construction Plant-hire Association’s mobile crane interest group, told Construction News that he believes the machinery should be subject to oversight from traffic commissioners, in the interests of