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Major Electrical Training Awards Relaunched

The ECA Edmundson Electrical Awards, one of the awards with longest history when it comes to the electrical and electronic industries, has gone through a makeover. The awards have been completely reconstructed to be in line with the movements and new trends on the market and to comply with the new generation of motivated and tech-savvy electricians and engineers. The award has been relaunched with its new design and concept.

These awards have been running for more than four decades, […]

Designing a Better Path to Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships and University never seem to be on the same level. It seems that the University somehow manages to weight a bit more and creates a real confusion among young people. Young people need to be aware of their options and be willing to take advantage of the world full of opportunities.

The idea of apprenticeships for some reason doesn’t seem to be very popular nowadays, which is a real pity as it can open new horizons. Seeing this unfavorable […]

Are you a contractor?

What does contactor mean?
A contractor can be any organization or individual that works with construction workers, either hiring them or just engaging them, and controls and manages the construction work. The term contractor also covers any sub-contractor, individual, trader or a self-employed person.
What is the reasonability of the contractor at the contractor site?
The contractors and their construction workers are considered to be the most vulnerable group when it comes to workplace injuries. Therefore the contractor must always keep the […]

Getting a new boiler!

Are you planning on getting a new boiler? We have a lot to offer. There are three main types of boilers:

Combi boilers

Here is a short comparison of the two most popular boilers:

Combi boilers
Conventional boilers

Unlimited amount of hot water without prior heating
Limited amount of hot water you can use

No need of cold water tank and hot water cylinder
You need to have cold water tank and hot water cylinder

Suitable for smaller homes
Suitable for bigger homes


For more information on our offer, please […]

Builders’ merchant market is set for 2016 boost

According to a report from the MTW Research on the builders’ merchant market, a surprising 70% of merchants have recorded increase in the revenue and profitability for 2015 with a forecast for more sales in 2016.

The research notes a growth in the heavyside sales during 2015, which is good news for those who supply the construction industry with building products. The report says that ever since 2014, the domestic new builds and the renovations of the commercial facilities have […]

Women in Architecture Awards 2016: shortlists revealed

The shortlisted candidates for the Woman Architect of the Year and the Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture have been announced and it is time to take a look at their work. The lists include women who are leading figures in the design industry coming from all over the world, such as England, Mexico, Spain, Germany, Italy, China, Japan, Sweden, Finland and the USA.

In the category for the Woman Architect of the Year there are four female architects that […]

Spotlight: Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn is one of the greatest architects of the 20th century. He was born in Itze-Leib Schmuilowsky in Pärnu, which today is Estonia. When he was a child he and his family migrated to Philadelphia which is where Kahn lived his entire live. He created his distinctive style in his early 50s and even though he had only two decades to confirm his method of work, as he died on the age of 73 (February 20th 1901 – […]

Stephen Fry to Join the Building & Construction Industry at Ecobuild 2016

The Uk’s largest show that works on topics from the construction industry and the energy sector, Ecobuild 2016, has announced Stephen Fry as their special guest star. Stephen Fry to join the building & construction industry at Ecobuild 2016 is a show you mustn’t miss. The writer, actor and campaigner would be one of the many leaders and experts in the construction industry that took part on this show.

The interview will be conducted by Will Gompertz, who is the […]

Engineering growth

Fourth-quarter 2015 engineering & construction industry mergers and acquisitions analysis
In this post we will do a short overview of the latest results of the M&A and present our expectations for the future developments in the construction industry.

The construction companies were mostly focused on investing in their principal competencies and increasing the quality of their work.
In the last quarter of the previous year, the companies offering building material were focused on improving their position on the market and making better […]

HIPPOBAG Is the Perfect Skip Hire Alternative

Why choose a HIPPOBAG?

It is cheaper than a skip
You can buy the bag and the collection package online and use the opportunity to get the bag for free
It will help you get rid of your waste immediately
It comes in three sizes so you pay only for the amount of waste you have

With the HIPPOBAGS you can skip hire. If you have never done it before, it might be a daunting task so it would be a lot easier to […]