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Michelmersh nominated for 19 shortlisted projects for the BDA’s Brick Awards 2021

During August, shortlists for the highly commended and prestigious Brick Development Association’s (BDA) Brick Awards 2021 were announced. Michelmersh is thrilled to have featured 19 superlative shortlisted projects be announced in November. The Awards recognise excellence within design and construction.

Each year hundreds of entries are submitted, and 18 prestigious trophies awarded. With an exceptional number of shortlisted projects in over 12 categories, Michelmersh is hopeful for another year of success. Proud to be sponsor of the Commercial category the British manufacturer is very much looking forward to celebrating the best of brick architecture and to congratulate the winners of this year’s Architect’s choice and Supreme Winner categories too.

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SO Modular expands team with four new hires

SO Modular, the timber frame construction specialist, has brought in four new members of staff, and promoted two, as it continues to expand its fast-growing, multi-faceted, innovative and sustainable business.

The company’s most recent appointments are Dennis Nelder, Kayleigh Westwood, Mark Hughes, and Nicholas Morris. 

Nelder has taken on the role of Transport Manager, following 15 years’ experience working within the supply chain and manufacturing industry for companies, including Celsa. 

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Join team iKONIC on stand C42 at London Build this November

Discover the endless possibilities with access to our lift experts across the two-day event. Ask our experts any lift questions you may have. From heritage or listed buildings, space limitations or building restrictions, you may need to overcome. Maybe you have some questions on the New London Plan regarding evacuation lifts. Our team has many proven solutions!

On stand C42 will be a wealth of experience and knowledge so you can ensure you select the right lift for your building. Our Schedule 18 of the lift directory enables iKONIC Lifts to design, supply, install and test passenger lifts in the UK.

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London’s construction supplier returns to the capital

Stand G72 at London Build Expo 2021 in November will see Fosroc International on hand to provide expert advice and an integrated approach on everything from product specification to installation.

It will be the fourth time Fosroc has exhibited at the show, which attracts many of the UK’s leading contractors, structural engineers, developers, architects and councils.

As one of the most well regarded and established British manufacturing brands for construction, Fosroc products have been used since the 1940s in the building and repair of landmark London structures. Fosroc’s Conbextra HF grout was used for the Palace of Westminster in 1980, and more recently in the 2000s Fosroc joint sealant was used for Wembley stadium, while Conbextra UW grout was used for the supporting columns of the Emirates Air Line cable car.

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CONSTRUCT Day & Awards 2021 steps up for post-pandemic return

This year, CONSTRUCT Day reinvented itself by breaking away from the familiar mould of the Brewery and moving to the Grade I listed warehouse, Tobacco Dock. The event took place on Friday 1 October, reuniting and introducing over 550 guests from the concrete structures industry.

After a successful exhibition, networking and sparkling drinks reception in the CONSTRUCT Vaults, the Awards ceremony commenced, hosted by the hilarious, Jo Caulfield. Five winners were recognised for their outstanding achievements in the sector, from innovative new products and systems, to the hardworking, committed workforce that support the construction industry. The award categories saw some changes this year; the projects over and under were merged into one category, and CONSTRUCT partnered up with the Post-Tensioning Association (PTA) to host the PTA Best Project Award. Therefore, the categories consisted of; Projects, Health & Safety, Unsung Hero, Young Achiever and PTA Best Project Award.

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