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NASC & CISRS set to exhibit at Health & Safety Bolton 8-9 October 2014

The NASC will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Health & Safety North event being held at Bolton Arena from October 8-9th 2014, on trade stand B16.

NASC will be actively promoting the work of the confederation to representatives of the construction and health and safety industries attending the event, which is set to attract over 3,000 visitors. In addition, they will be showcasing the innovative TG20:13 tube and fitting technical guidance at the show – with live demonstrations of the TG20:13 eGuide in both PC/laptop format, and in the new Android App version, which provides a mobile, digital good practice guide for tube and fitting scaffolding.

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Ex-Premier League star has grand designs

A former Premier League footballer is hoping to corner the property market after launching his own eco-friendly timber frame housing business.

Ex-Manchester City and Blackburn Rovers captain, Garry Flitcroft, has snapped up 20,000 sqft factory on an eight acre site in St Michael’s near Garstang, which has become the home for Flitcraft EcoBuild timber frame specialists.

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Clark-Drain signs a solus supply agreement with NBG

Clark-Drain has recently signed a 2 year solussupply agreement for its range of manhole covers and frames with the National Buying Group (NBG), further strengthening a relationship that has continued for over ten years. 

The contract to supply NBG members includes a range of ductile iron, steel and polypropylene manhole covers and frames and complements a dual supply agreement already in place for its range of linear drainage systems. 

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Safety and flexibility make COMBISAFE first choice

COMBISAFE has supplied more than 2,000 units of its safety systems to contractor Dura Vermeer for installation at three developments across the Netherlands – including a ground-breaking new headquarters building for global engineering company Fluor.

Designed by Architectenbureau Paul de Ruiter the new 20,000-square-metre office is currently under construction in the Beukenhorst-Zuid business park at Hoofddorp, close to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. When complete end 2014, it will feature more than 900 workspaces and welcome employees currently working at Fluor’s Haarlem office.

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Barn-style new home uses hybrid system for minimal heating costs

Initially Alan & Alison were novices in their understanding of renewable technologies and essentially viewed them as a means to an end – a way of securing planning permission. However, as we explained the benefits and the ways these technologies could easily be adopted, they greatly warmed to the idea. 

They wanted to have a warm home, hot water and minimal running costs. The prospect of financial assistance, from the Renewable Heat Premium Payment and ultimately the Renewable Heat Incentive, convinced them that the outline scheme would not only provide the comfort levels they wanted but would also be a sound financial investment.

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