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Surface preparation for new builds

Surface preparation for new builds

Published 7/3 at 16:42

According to the magazine New Homes Review, 40% of new build homes in the UK are not completed by the agreed deadline. While some delays may be unavoidable, contractors can work together to stick more closely to deadlines.

Glasgow Queen Street Station upgrade

Glasgow Queen Street Station upgrade

Published 29/12, 2016 at 16:47

The Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association member contractor Core Cut has played a key role in major improvements at Queen Street train station in Glasgow, Scotland. The company, based at Broxburn, carried out £1.25M of extensive concrete core drilling, saw cutting, bursting and demolition for general contractor Story Contracting, on its rail track slab replacement contact as part of the £742M (€885M) Edinburgh to Glasgow Improvement Programme.

Efficient floor renovation

Efficient floor renovation

Published 19/4, 2016 at 14:56

In the Uhland-Halle in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany the 1000m2 sports flooring needed replacing. The floor was made up of several layers with a combined total thickness of 18mm. A 14mm thick layer of sound insulation rubber bonded granulated cork had been glued directly to the screed followed by strengthening webbing fixed with neoprene contact glue and a final 3.2mm thick glued linoleum overlay.

Blastrac grinder and dust collector at Chernobyl

Published 22/12, 2015 at 14:45

The company Novarka is building a new sarcophagus over the destroyed nuclear reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine. This unique construction will look like a huge arch and will be 257m long, 162m wide and 108m tall. The new confinement is designed to last for 100 years of safe operation.

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