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Record numbers use free CHAS jobs resource

The supply-chain risk management expert, CHAS is seeing record numbers of people using the CHAS Jobs Board as the UK continues to grapple with a severe skills shortage.

The CHAS Jobs Board is a free resource that allows clients to quickly and easily find accredited contractors and includes the facility to search by specific or multiple trades, desired assessment level, location and radius.  

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New assisted living facility leaves Scotframe for Falkland Islands

The first sections of a brand-new assisted living facility for the Falkland Islands, fabricated by the UK’s leading off-site timber construction firm, have just left Scotframe’s Inverurie headquarters, en-route to the other side of the world.

The facility, commissioned by the Falklands Islands Government through their partner, RSK Falkland Islands Limited, will be constructed 8,000 miles away in the capital Stanley, where it will form the Island’s first purpose-built assisted living facility for vulnerable residents.

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Digital hesitance: 72% construction SMEs still rely solely on paper for operations

Organisations in the construction industry are falling behind in terms of digital adoption, which could be negatively impacting their bottom line, according to new research by GAIN LINE.

The survey asked 1,000 senior managers/directors and those heading up procurement, HR and ops teams at SMEs in ‘traditional’ industries — energy, life sciences, manufacturing, rail and construction — about the use of and attitudes towards digital services/tools within the business.

The construction industry had an overwhelmingly high percentage (72%) of organisations still primarily using paper services, compared to just 17% of energy organisations, 19% life science, 18% manufacturing and 15% rail. The other industries primarily used a combination of digital and paper services.

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York Handmade plays pivotal role in 'beautiful' Yorkshire office development

The award-winning York Handmade Brick Company has played a significant role in a prestigious North Yorkshire office development.

The Easingwold-based firm, one of the leading independent brick-makers in the country, has supplied specially-manufactured bricks for a “beautiful” new office HQ for All Steels Trading on the outskirts of Thirsk.

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Michelmersh products are now on NBS Source

0n7250Michelmersh products are now on NBS Source, offering detailed information and BIM files to architects.

Michelmersh is happy to announce its collaboration with NBS Source. This venture allows architects to browse Michelmersh products, BIM files and product specs on the NBS site. The RIBA CPD-approved site offers global leading technology, combining content and connectivity for the design, supply, and construction industry.

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