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Quattro Group – Experience pays dividends

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Quattro Group – Experience pays dividends

With in excess of 30 years of operation under its belt, Quattro Group has amassed a wealth of experience that has not only served it well over the past three decades, but has also been particularly useful in helping tackle more recent challenges, such as the pandemic and the materials shortage. Construction Industry News caught up with John Murphy, Managing Director, to see how the plant specialist has continued to […]

todayFebruary 14, 2022 7

A guide to welding electrodes from Eng-Weld

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A guide to welding electrodes from Eng-Weld

An electrode is essentially a coated metal wire. It should generally be made out of materials similar in nature and composition to the metal being welded, and there are a variety of factors that go into selecting the right electrode for your particular project. While Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) or ‘stick’ electrodes are consumable and become a part of the weld, other electrodes such as those used in TIG […]

todayFebruary 14, 2022 3

Triton wins contract to deliver major logistics scheme

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Triton wins contract to deliver major logistics scheme

Triton Construction has secured a contract to deliver a major new, 76,000 industrial scheme for last mile logistics real estate company, Mileway. The speculative development includes four units offering space from 2,723 sq ft up to 36,383 sq ft at the well-established Norquest Industrial Estate in Birtsall, West Yorkshire. Mileway is the largest owner and manager of ‘last mile’ logistics real estate assets in Europe. All its real estate properties […]

todayFebruary 10, 2022 10

Founders of SIP and timber frame manufacturer regain control

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Founders of SIP and timber frame manufacturer regain control

A West Yorkshire SIP and Timber Frame manufacturer has seen the founders regain control in a deal that sees a long-term director leave in a move that is set to propel the business forward. SIP Build UK and Frame Build UK are now back in total control of Chris and Julie Duckworth, the deal that has seen the other shareholders and directors leave the business and has come at a […]

todayFebruary 2, 2022 23

The practical benefits that make SterlingOSB Zero a great choice for the UK construction industry

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The practical benefits that make SterlingOSB Zero a great choice for the UK construction industry

With an ever-increasing checklist of requirements, UK builders have very exacting standards when sourcing the right materials for their project. Choosing panel products that satisfy building standards, have sound environmental credentials and are quick and easy to use when battling all that the Great British weather has to offer, it’s no wonder West Frasers (formerly known as Norbord) SterlingOSB Zero range is one of the most popular in the construction […]

todayFebruary 1, 2022 4

Using TIG welding when working with aluminium

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Using TIG welding when working with aluminium

Eng-weld knows that different projects require different methods and tools. In this way, welding different materials requires the choice of the right tools to get the desired results. Working with aluminium is difficult due to its high conductivity and low melting point, while the oxidised film on the aluminium surface has a different melting point to the aluminium itself and is therefore tricky to work with for even experienced welders. […]

todayJanuary 31, 2022 5

LGH launches its new e-commerce site for equipment rental

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LGH launches its new e-commerce site for equipment rental

LGH, one of the UK’s leading lifting equipment hire companies, has launched its new e-commerce website that allows customers to rent from its wide range of equipment wherever and whenever they want, with a guaranteed next day delivery direct to any site in the UK. It is another step change for LGH as it continues to respond to growing client demand for convenience, choice and more flexible ways of renting equipment.  […]

todayJanuary 31, 2022 3

A2O Limited – Reasons to celebrate

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A2O Limited – Reasons to celebrate

This year sees Essex-based A2O Limited celebrating two decades of operation and an indication of the quality that has led to this longevity was demonstrated recently when it won a Façade Award 2021 within the Best Use of a Timber Clad System category. The award success was for a development at Sir Frederick Gibberd College in Harlow, which was the first project to be allocated by direct award by the Department […]

todayJanuary 20, 2022 25

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