A list of entries tagged with February 2024 innovation

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Smart Site Set Up

Published 3 June 2024 | Written by Jack Endean
CategoriesMonitoring and recording of resource usage

Smart technology is becoming an integral part of this contractors fit-out delivery. They developed a user platform bespoke for their welfare facility so that data could be collected and measured against known standards or to set benchmarks for other sites. In the site office they are measuring energy usage of temporary power, vertical farm mock up, air quality including temperature,…

Testing VOC’s to Create Two UK Firsts

Published 3 June 2024 | Written by Jack Endean
CategoriesLower embodied carbon content materials Measurement and publication of targets and performance Specialist input

On this project, the client had the vision to produce the worlds healthiest workplace and to do that they need to push the boundaries of what is acceptable further than ever before. The contractor challenged their supply chain to see how they can achieve this whilst maintaining all heath and safety building control standards. They have two products that have…

Pile Strain Monitoring

Published 4 April 2024 | Written by Jack Endean
CategoriesConsultation Involvement Modern methods of construction Specialist input

The project team are involved in a joint venture, in an element of research to measure the load experienced in two of the largest piles on the project. The purpose of the research is to determine the load share between the pile and raft foundations, which can then be used to rationalise pile design on future projects in similar ground…

Lift Shaft Construction

Published 4 April 2024 | Written by Jack Endean
CategoriesCommunication Modern methods of construction

The project team are working with the lift and concrete frame contractor to develop an innovative way of constructing the lift shaft to tighter, more onerous tolerances. The team have designed a steel frame which will be constructed at the base of the lift shaft and house six lasers pointing vertically up the shaft. The lasers are situated in key…

Battery Operated Rebar Cutter

Published 4 April 2024 | Written by Jack Endean
CategoriesConserve of energy Energy efficient plant and equipment

This contractor have purchased a battery operated rebar cutter that eliminates the use of a petrol powered saw. By using this item it eliminates any hot works, when using a petrol saw it produces fumes and requires storage of flammables and any vibration associated hazards. There are also significant health and safety benefits for operatives on sites using this tool.

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