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The pressure is on as we come closer-and-closer to the target set by the EU that 15% of all energy should come from a renewable source by 2020.
Companies across various sectors have been embracing a greener ethos however; the greatest and most difficult green transition faces the construction sector.
This being said the sector on the whole has embraced the transition with construction firm Balfour Beatty plc being recognised as a world leader for corporate action on climate change.
Greater …Read more
Eco-driving is no longer a concept exclusive to green enthusiasts and is now a buzzword among light commercial vehicle (LCV) users across the UK.
Many people are becoming aware of fuel consumption, in particular tradespeople who rely on their LCV to get them from a-to-b.
A gruelling two-day mile-per-gallon (MPG) Marathon held this month (October) was designed specifically to put fuel economy performance and eco-driving techniques in the spotlight.
Winning the titles of “Best MPG” …Read more
The British population is swelling and the construction industry could fail to meet future housing demand. Could this be the start of a property shortage crisis?
The latest official figures have highlighted that the UKs population growth has surpassed 400,000 with only 134,460 new properties completed over the same period.
Quite simply; there aren’t enough homes being built to meet the population demand based on a survey by Gocompare.com.
House prices sky-rocketing
The high …Read more
UK one step closer to making wide adoption of hydro-vehicles a reality as £11 million of funding announced.
It’s true that hydrogen powered vehicles are nothing new, but they have been somewhat of a luxury reserved for the elite, like Arnold Schwarzenegger with his Hydrogen Hummer.
However, the potential £11 million funding will prepare Britain for a hydro-vehicle (FCEV) roll-out including the establishment of up to fifteen hydro-refiling stations by the end of 2015 and & …Read more
Tradespeople could be coming into contact with the potentially fatal asbestos chemical more than 100 times each year, new figures show.
According to HSE, around 20 tradespeople die every week from asbestos related diseases. The survey also illustrated common myths believed by those who are most at risk, which include: 14% believing that drinking a glass of water will protect them from contaminated dust and 25% think that opening a window is an appropriate safety measure.
Encouraging perpetual …Read more