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O'Donovan Waste launches Net-Zero Pledge

O'Donovan Waste is proud to announce its pledge to help tackle the climate emergency by setting out its ambitious aspirations to achieve Net Zero carbon emissions by 2035. Multiaward winning O'Donovan is a dynamic leader in the construction, demolition and waste sectors with a proven track record for placing greener initiatives and environmental performance at the forefront of their priorities and vision for the business. The family business has already invested heavily in sustainable buildings and state-of-the-art processing facilities and equipment, ensuring 100% of all waste processed is re-used, recycled and ultimately diverted from landfill.

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Michelmersh to produce the world’s first 100% hydrogen fired clay bricks

0n7023Michelmersh has announced its successful bid to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) UK Government, Industrial Fuel Switching competition to conduct a feasibility study to replace natural gas with hydrogen in the brick making process. The programme is part of the £1 billion Net Zero Innovation Portfolio (NZIP) which aims to provide funding for low-carbon technologies to decreasing the costs of decarbonisation.

The project represents a global flagship physical study to replace natural gas with hydrogen in brick manufacturing. Phase 1 of the project will demonstrate the viability of fuel switching and will see hydrogen used in the clay brick production process at Michelmersh’s Freshfield Lane site. The project aims to inspire radical change across the sector and present opportunities and evidence-based research to support manufacturers on their journey to heavily decarbonise the production processes.

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Timloc Roofline Products added to the website

0n7065Timloc Building Products has been a UK manufacturer supplying the residential building industry for over 50 years. They design, manufacture and supply quality, sustainable building products from East Yorkshire. And Rainclear have now added the Timloc roofline range to their website for customers to buy securely online and receive the next day.

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Meet the CHAS team at Safety & Health Expo 2022

Visitors to Safety & Health Expo 2022 are invited to visit Stand SH1254 where they can meet the CHAS team and find out more about how CHAS can help you work safer and more efficiently while safeguarding your reputation.

Businesses can also visit the CHAS stand to learn about new risk management standards, such as CHAS Elite which helps organisations manage multiple supply chain risks via a single accreditation. In addition, visitors can find out more about upcoming accreditation opportunities around Fairness, Inclusion & Respect and Social Value. As well as helping you meet latest legislation and best practice guidance, staying up to date with these standards can give you a significant competitive edge.

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UK Construction Week London leaves a lasting impression on industry leaders

Following three days of debate and discussion regarding culture change in construction, the feedback from UK Construction Week (UKCW) visitors has shown a clear sense of optimism and opportunity about how the industry moves forward to tackle its biggest issues, from fire safety and decarbonisation, to digitalisation, offsite manufacturing, diversity and inclusion.

UKCW’s London show – its first in the capital – was attended by more than 20,000 visitors last week (3-5 May 2022), alongside 300 exhibitors showcasing more than 10,000 products, some of which were being shown for the first time.  

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