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by Chris Achilles
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Has offsite’s time finally arrived?
Replies: 0
Views: 3191

Has offsite’s time finally arrived?

This is an interesting article for anyone involved in Offsite Modular Construction.

http://www.constructionmanagermagazine. ... y-arrived/

Thanks to Brian Street for providing the link.
by Chris Achilles
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Safety
Topic: CROSS Report No 48
Replies: 0
Views: 3189

CROSS Report No 48

See the link below for the latest CROSS Report

http://www.structural-safety.org/media/ ... nal-1-.pdf
by Chris Achilles
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: CDM
Topic: Hazard identification for structural design
Replies: 0
Views: 3571

Hazard identification for structural design

A very useful article for design engineers - "Hazard identification for structural design" provided by SCROSS.

http://www.structural-safety.org/media/ ... design.pdf
by Chris Achilles
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Europe's Tallest Modular Tower
Replies: 2
Views: 5254

Re: Europe's Tallest Modular Tower

Looks like they have just finishes Apex House.

See below for details

http://www.constructionmanagermagazine. ... completes/
by Chris Achilles
Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: AquaSpira Pipework
Replies: 0
Views: 3394

AquaSpira Pipework

The attached article shows how weighing up your options at the design stage can save both time and money.
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by Chris Achilles
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: New
Topic: 262 – Magnetic Plaster
Replies: 0
Views: 3737

262 – Magnetic Plaster

262 – Magnetic Plaster

This looks like a great idea, no more holes in the walls and fun for the kids.

http://www.dbp.org.uk/cs/DBP00262.pdf

Thanks to Matthew Olive of Green Contract Services for this submission.
by Chris Achilles
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: New
Topic: 261 - Sheet Materials Movement
Replies: 0
Views: 3427

261 - Sheet Materials Movement

261 - Sheet Materials Movement

Trolleys that double up as a work bench seem to do the trick.

http://www.dbp.org.uk/cs/DBP00261.pdf

Thanks to Chris Sorensen of Overbury for this submission.
by Chris Achilles
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: New
Topic: 260 - Importance of Surveying Buried Services
Replies: 0
Views: 3323

260 - Importance of Surveying Buried Services

260 – Importance of Surveying Buried Services

This sub highlights the importance of correctly establishing buried services. They may not be what they seem!

http://www.dbp.org.uk/cs/DBP00260.pdf

Thanks to Mark Clayton of Cross for this submission.
by Chris Achilles
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: New
Topic: 259 - Cutting Stations
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Views: 3276

259 - Cutting Stations

259 - Cutting Stations

Reduce dust and sound problems by using a cutting station.

http://www.dbp.org.uk/cs/DBP00259.pdf

Thanks to Chris Sorensen of Overbury for this submission.
by Chris Achilles
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: New
Topic: 258 - Biodegradable Hydraulic Oil
Replies: 0
Views: 3539

258 - Biodegradable Hydraulic Oil

258 - Biodegradable Hydraulic Oil

This submission highlights the environment benefits of using Biodegradable Hydraulic Oil

http://www.dbp.org.uk/cs/DBP00258.pdf

Thanks to Sean Goodwin of Goodwins for this submission.
by Chris Achilles
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: New
Topic: 257 - Special Survey Tool
Replies: 0
Views: 3196

257 - Special Survey Tool

257 - Special Survey Tool

See the attached submission for a novel way of overcoming restricted survey space and getting accurate results.

http://www.dbp.org.uk/cs/DBP00257.pdf

Thanks to Chris Achilles of Peers Steelwork for this submission.
by Chris Achilles
Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: Safety
Topic: CROSS Report No 47
Replies: 0
Views: 3526

CROSS Report No 47

Se the link below for the latest CROSS report No 47

http://www.structural-safety.org/media/ ... L_BTT4TfHY

Good report on a truss collapse through dodgy welding.
by Chris Achilles
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: SCOSS - Sudden Loss of Ground Support
Replies: 0
Views: 3134

SCOSS - Sudden Loss of Ground Support

See the link below for the latest SCROSS Alert on loss of ground support (sink holes).

http://www.structural-safety.org/media/ ... rsion-.pdf

Lots of mines in the UK and quite a lot not mapped so worth a read.
by Chris Achilles
Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Build off Site - Summer 17 Issue
Replies: 0
Views: 2921

Build off Site - Summer 17 Issue

See the link below to the latest build off site newsletter.

Some interesting case studies.

http://www.kulahub.net/Content/Clients/ ... 202017.pdf