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United Utilities and University of Manchester join forces in the hunt for materials of the future

An ambitious project between United Utilities and the University of Manchester to put green concrete to the test in the water sector has taken...

IDS GeoRadar launches new concrete inspection solutions at World of Concrete 

IDS GeoRadar, part of Hexagon, has announced its latest concrete scanning solutions at World of Concrete in Las Vegas.  IDS GeoRadar, a provider of Ground...

Fighting the danger of overprotection on concrete repairs

Is it possible to give concrete too much protection against reinforcement corrosion? Research indicates that this is so, although no consensus exists on the...

Clamp-on ultrasonic flowmeters deliver concrete flow measurement solution

Perceived by many water companies to be an incredibly challenging, if not insurmountable measuring task, clamp-on ultrasonic flow measurement is offering a straightforward, non-invasive...

Reducing the carbon footprint of Hexham’s flood defences

In a UK first, the Environment Agency, BAM Nuttall, Arup and Tarmac have successfully trialled the use of two low carbon concrete mixes for...

Capping begins on Thames Tideway Tunnel shafts as underground work nears completion

Huge shafts excavated across London as part of the super sewer project are being capped off after years of construction deep underground. Concrete beams are...

Groundforce Shorco adds a 4.5 Manhole Box to its portfolio

A 4.5m Manhole Box that is a sought-after shoring solution when installing precast concrete rings up to 3m in diameter has been added to...

World’s first zero-emissions Portland cement industrial trial launches in the UK

Cement 2 Zero (C2Z), a UK-based demonstrator project to trial the world’s first zero-emissions cement on an industrial scale, was officially launched this week...

Naylor wins Family Business Award 

Yorkshire based pipe and concrete product manufacturer Naylor Industries has won the “Family Business of the Year” Award in the prestigious Connect Yorkshire awards. The...

Scottish Water cuts the carbon from concrete

Scottish Water is cutting carbon emissions from construction using new concrete technology. Two new types of concrete have been developed using production techniques that...

Water sector heralds UK first in major success for greener ‘Printfrastructure’ with 3D concrete printed components

United Utilities and tech innovators ChangeMaker3D have achieved a first in the UK water industry by demonstrating the use of 3D concrete printed components...

Innovative public realm regeneration in Tottenham with permeable paving

A new case study from Interpave explores recent urban realm regeneration projects in Tottenham, London exemplifying the synergy of concrete block permeable paving and...

Concrete roof poured at Albert Embankment Foreshore

The Tideway team at Albert Embankment in Vauxhall has successfully poured the concrete that forms the roof of the 49m-deep shaft. This key milestone marks...

Naylor celebrates long servers

Construction products group Naylor hosted a lunch to recognise the long service of 8 employees based on the company’s Wombwell and Cawthorne sites who...

Naylor in electrical acquisition

Naylor Specialist Plastics, part of the Barnsley based Naylor Industries Group, has acquired electrical industry supplier D&B Injection Moulders Ltd for an initial consideration...

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