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Construction Business News - North East modular housebuilder CoreHaus has teamed up with a County Durham-based college to recruit, train and develop the region s next generation of skilled construction professionals. Working closely with Derwentside College, CoreHaus has developed a bespoke apprenticeship programme that will enable young people to learn new, modern methods of construction, gaining work-ready skills for today s building and construction sector.


CoreHaus creates region's future construction workforce

Construction Business News - Newcastle-headquartered Black and White Engineering have grown significantly in the last 12 months, adding 22 people to its workforce. Key recruits across the company s Newcastle, Edinburgh and London offices have bolstered the business, growing headcount by an impressive 44 per cent.


North East engineering firm grows by nearly 50 per cent despite pandemic

Construction Business News - A unique training scheme to combat the nationwide shortage of blue-collar workers has been announced by one of the region s key training organisations. Geon Training based in Gateshead s Team Valley has a growing 2.2 million national portfolio, including contracts with local colleges and national providers.


Geon Build Up Trainees Confidence for Construction Jobs

Construction Business News - An innovative housing manufacturer is looking to invest in the North East creating a new manufacturing site and dozens of skilled jobs.


 CoreHaus to invest in North East manufacturing site

Construction Business News - Steve Robertson took over Walker based Chieftain Fabrications in 2017 where he had spent the previous 27 years rising through the ranks to Workshop Manager. The firm covers a wide variety of engineering services from pipework fabrications to nuclear ductwork and power station parts to offshore engineering.


Fabrication Firm Saves Apprentice's Career

Construction Business News - The growing problem of mental health issues caused by the COVID pandemic has prompted a Northumberland business to donate to a Morpeth charity in lieu of sending Christmas cards and gifts to their clients.


Mental Health is More Important than Cards

Construction Business News - The Radiator Shed is the latest business for Martin Kelly, who is known in the industry for his Gateshead and Whitley Bay based bathroom design, supply and retail company, h2o bathrooms.


h2o Owner Launches Trades 100Club

Construction Business News - A former Harbour Master and Master Mariner has set course for new horizons using all of his nautical experience and skills. Captain Mike Nicholson from Newcastle has established Shipmove, a marine consultancy offering practical solutions for ships, ports, and people.


No Bridge Too Far For Shipmove

Construction Business News - Supply chains have been mapped for forever, but now technology is being increasingly involved in network mapping. Supply chains are evolving due to factors around them which might be political, economic, production-based, or, as seen this year, because of a pandemic.


Supply Network Mapping More Important than Ever

Construction Business News - North East housebuilder Homes by Carlton is pushing ahead with its expansion strategy, refusing to allow the pandemic to hamper its ambitious investment plans. The award-winning County Durham developer is maximising the spike in housing demand by bringing three new homes developments on stream in County Durham and Tees Valley.


Regional housebuilder drives forward developments








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Construction Business News - Business development manager, Jack Brayford, has been crowned North East Generation for Change G4C Future Leader.


Jack wins North East Generation for Change Future Leader Award

Construction Business News - In workplaces throughout many different industries, there has long been a myth that productivity must be sacrificed for the sake of health and safety. The idea that health and safety is something that gets in the way of swift operational management is dangerous and, in reality, unfounded. In fact, high levels of health and safety are vital to operational efficiency, whatever sector you work in.


The Link Between Health and Safety and Operational Efficiency

Construction Business News - National based rainscreen cladding company, Sotech, has today unveiled their innovative alternative to terracotta cladding The Optima XTR Contour range. This is a real breakthrough for our technical and engineering teams , said Jamie Smith of Sotech.


Sotech Launch Leading Alternative to Terracotta Rainscreen

Construction Business News - North East modular housebuilder CoreHaus has teamed up with a County Durham-based college to recruit, train and develop the region s next generation of skilled construction professionals.


CoreHaus creates region's future construction workforce

Construction Business News - When the final exams have been graded and the mortarboard has been thrown in celebration, there s only one thing on most graduate s minds what s next Entering the workforce after graduating from university can be an overwhelming experience. However, many graduates have a good idea of what they want in a job even if they don t know what job they want yet.


3 Ways to Make Graduates Notice Your Company

Construction Business News - In a weird coincidence that even Morpeth planning consultant Tony Carter couldn t have planned, he and a university intern discovered that they both have one thing in common their names.


Carter Smith Meets Carter Smith

Construction Business News - It is vital to check your machinery constantly whether it is being used or not. A period of no use is the perfect time to check your machinery for any signs of damage and wear that you may need to address. It s important to do this as part-failures can lead to equipment problems, which may be detrimental to your business.


How to Maintain Your Machinery During Periods of No Use

Construction Business News - Inevitably, the world will change once we have emerged from lockdown. With a heightened sense of hygiene and further concerns about workplace safety, employers will need to look closely at ways to reduce contact and move towards what is being touted as the Low Touch Economy.


Going Digital Common Sense for Successful Businesses

Construction Business News - Earlier this year, UK rainscreen cladding specialist Sotech and the international engineering company Hilti confirmed a new partnership to provide a more complete offering to architects, contractors and installers specifying rainscreen cladding across the UK.


Hilti and Sotech Form New Rainscreen Cladding Partnership

Construction Business News - Production of the first steel-framed modular homes is now underway at a County Durham factory. The milestone along with the announcement of significant initial contracts has been marked by CoreHaus with an official opening of its 20,000 sq ft unit on Jade Business Park, Murton, near Seaham July 30 .


Production underway at new modular housebuilding factory

Construction Business News - Earlier this year, UK rainscreen cladding specialist Sotech and the international engineering company Hilti confirmed a new partnership to provide a more complete offering to architects, contractors and installers specifying rainscreen cladding across the UK.


Hilti and Sotech Form New Rainscreen Cladding Partnership

Construction Business News - Community group Tees Valley Together, which has moved into larger premises to meet a rising demand for food parcels, is expanding its service to include essentials for families across the Tees Valley. Established in response to the effects of Covid-19, it aims to support struggling Tees Valley residents through the pandemic and beyond.


Scott Bros supports expanding Tees Valley Together with free skip service

Construction Business News - Sustainable engineering offers opportunity and those who drive the agenda in this area will reap the rewards, says Ross Oakley, managing director of civil and structural engineers RWO.


Engineering a sustainable future

Construction Business News - A unique training scheme to combat the nationwide shortage of blue-collar workers has been announced by one of the region s key training organisations. Geon Training based in Gateshead s Team Valley has a growing 2.2 million national portfolio, including contracts with local colleges and national providers.


Geon Build Up Trainees Confidence for Construction Jobs

Construction Business News - Fire safety has been at the forefront of conversations around building architecture and construction since the tragedy at the Grenfell Tower in 2017.


2021 Fire Safety Regulations Explained








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