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DBP Case Study Awards 2016

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July 2015 Case Study Update

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DBP Awards 2015

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DBP Case Study Update Aug 2017


6 New Case Studies have been added to the website,

DBP00257 - Special Survey Tool
DBP00258 - Biodegradeable Hydraulic Oil
DBP00259 - Cutting Stations
DBP00260 - Importance of Surveying Buried Services
DBP00261 - Sheet Materials Movement
DBP00262 - Magnetic Plaster

Thanks to Chris Achilles, Sean Goodwin, Chris Sorensen, Mark Clayton and Matthew Olive for these valued contributions.

As always we would be delighted to hear any comments you may have, please use the Forum to contact us.

Webmaster @ dbp.org.uk

17th August 2017


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DBP Case Study Update Nov 2016


6 New Case Studies have been added to the website, in addition case study DBP00010 has also been updated.

DBP00256 - Penthouse Modules
DBP00255 - Hard Standing for Construction Phase
DBP00254 - Pre-cast Concrete Lift Shaft Walls
DBP00253 - Ductwork Cleaning - An Automated Solution
DBP00252 - Temporary Cable Management
DBP00251 - External Refurb of Unusual Structures

Thanks to Ed Mortell, Brian Street, Paul Bussey, Jason Riddell and Chris Achilles for these valued contributions.

As always we would be delighted to hear any comments you may have, please use the Forum to contact us.

Webmaster @ dbp.org.uk

17th November 2016


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DBP Case Study Update Sep 2016


3 New Case Studies have been added to the website.

DBP00250 - Pre Assembled Units/Sub Modules
DBP00249 - Innovative STeelwork Erection Aid
DBP00248 - Specialised Lifting Lug

Thanks to Paul Airey of Peers, for his excellent efforts in authoring these contributions.

As always we would be delighted to hear any comments you may have, please use the Forum to contact us.

Webmaster @ dbp.org.uk

2nd September 2016


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DBP Case Study Awards 2016


The annual DBP Case Study awards were voted on recently with a total of 14 submissions eligable for the award. A panel of 16 members voted for their top 4 case studies scoring them 5 points, through 3,2 and 1 point respectively.

Congratulations to Graham Sex of the Austin Company whose case study
"Simple Cleanroom Edge Protection", came out on top with a total of 43 points.


Robert Naylorstables (Austin Co. - centre) recieves the award from Marc Jones (AZ - RVP Supply EMEA - Left) and Andrew Smith (AZ - Head of Pharmaceutical Projects - Right).



Second place was awarded to Robert Lloyd of Astrazeneca with his submission "Flexible Porous Paving" which achieved 30 points.


Dave Ayres (AZ - centre) recieves the award from Marc Jones and Andrew Smith.



Third place went to Jim Zhao of Lend Lease (Shanghai) for the submission "Emergency Call" with a well desrved total of 21 points.



Congratulations and thanks to all who submitted a case study during 2015, your continued support is essential in spreading the DBP message.


DBP Service Award - Peers Steelwork

An additional presentation was also made to one of the founder members Peers Steelwork for their continued service to DBP.

DBP Member Brian Steet praised Peers for “Consistently leading by example and demonstrating enthusiasm and commitment to the DBP group throughout 2015”.


Bernice Peers (HSE Adviser - Peers) & Chris Achilles (Design Manager - Peers) collect their award from Marc Jones and Andrew Smith.


As always we would be delighted to hear any comments you may have, please use the Forum to contact us. Webmaster @ dbp.org.uk

12th April 2016


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March 2016 Case Study Update


4 New Case Studies have been added to the website.

DBP00247 - Innovative Design of Cladding System
DBP00246 - Safe Access to Unusual Structures
DBP00245 - Revolutionary Aluminium Pipeline Connection
DBP00244 - Reducing Hand Arm Vibration Exposure

Thanks to Paul Airey of Peers, Mike Jones of Oasis, Paul Bussey of Scott Brownrigg and Mariana Asinari of Mott MacDonald for these contributions.

As always we would be delighted to hear any comments you may have, please use the Forum to contact us.

Webmaster @ dbp.org.uk

9th March 2016


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November 2015 Case Study Update


4 New Case Studies have been added to the website.

DBP00243 - Walk On Maintenance Floor - Flexibility in Design
DBP00242 - Emergency Call
DBP00241 - External Envelope Protection
DBP00240 - Prefabrication and Off-Site Manufacture - Case Study

Thanks to Paul Bussey of Scott Brownrigg, Leigh Renshaw, Jim Zhou of Lend Lease and Joey Pang of Mott MacDonald for these contributions.

As always we would be delighted to hear any comments you may have, please use the Forum to contact us.

Webmaster @ dbp.org.uk

25th November 2015


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September 2015 Case Study Update


An additional 4 Case Studies have been added to the website.

DBP00239 - Simple Cleanroom Edge Protection
DBP00238 - Design Scaffold Protection over a Live Building
DBP00237 - Workable Space - Importance of Visual Representation
DBP00236 - Plasterboard Handling - Contract Design Stage

Thanks to Paul Bussey of Scott Brownrigg, Graham Sex of Austin Co., Aranzazu Leru and Steve Youngman of PM Group for these contributions.

As always we would be delighted to hear any comments you may have, please use the Forum to contact us.

Webmaster @ dbp.org.uk

9th September 2015


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HSE Mythbusting


DBP Member Paul Bussey recently directed us to a post by the HSE.
HSE mythbuster blog from Judith Hackitt (Chair of HSE) - a link can be found here.

As always we would be delighted to hear any comments you may have, please use the Forum to contact us.

Webmaster @ dbp.org.uk

9th September 2015


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July 2015 Case Study Update


An additional 4 Case Studies have been added to the website.

DBP00235 - Universal Safety Signage
DBP00234 - Design Solution for Unloading & Loading Skips
DBP00233 - Modular Staircases
DBP00232 - Heavy Masonry Units - Contract Design Stage

Thanks to Paul Bussey of Scott Brownrigg, Daniel O'Brien of Peers, Aranzazu Leru and Steve Youngman of PM Group for these contributions.

As always we would be delighted to hear any comments you may have, please use the Forum to contact us.

Webmaster @ dbp.org.uk

9th July 2015


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CDM2015 Links


A recent post on the Forum provides a number of useful links to information relating to CDM2015.

The post can be found here.

As always we would be delighted to hear any comments you may have, please use the Forum to contact us.

Webmaster @ dbp.org.uk

9th July 2015


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DBP Awards 2015


The annual DBP awards took place recently at Alderley Edge in Cheshire.
There were 19 eligible submissions and votes cast by 20 key DBP members determined the closely fought contest as follows:-

1st Place



Matthew King of Cockram Projects – Steel Equipment Foundations

The award was flown to China and hand delivered to the Cockram Team by Paul Brambley, a key Supporter of the DBP network.


Pictured above the Cockram team in China receiving their award.

Congratulations to Matthew King of Cockram Construction & Engineering for their successful contribution to the site.


2nd Place



Paul Bussey of Scott Brownrigg – Building the London Eye


3rd Place



Martin Edwards of AstraZeneca – Benefits of Modular Construction

As always we would be delighted to hear any comments you may have, please use the Forum to contact us.

Webmaster @ dbp.org.uk

9th July 2015


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February 2015 Update


An additional 2 Case Studies have been added to the website.

DBP00231 - CoolZone Ceiling Tiles
DBP00230 - Flexible Porous Paving

Thanks to Robert Lloyd of Bullock Construction for these contributions.

As always we would be delighted to hear any comments you may have, please use the Forum to contact us.

Webmaster @ dbp.org.uk

25th February 2015


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2014 News Items - Archived

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ALL NEWS ITEMS from 2014 HAVE BEEN ARCHIVED

The 2013 news archive can be found HERE.

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12th April 2016


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2013 News Items - Archived

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ALL NEWS ITEMS from 2013 HAVE BEEN ARCHIVED

The 2013 news archive can be found HERE.

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7th April 2016


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2012 News Items - Archived

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ALL NEWS ITEMS from 2012 HAVE BEEN ARCHIVED

The 2012 news archive can be found HERE.

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7th April 2016


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2011 News Items - Archived

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ALL NEWS ITEMS from 2011 HAVE BEEN ARCHIVED

The 2011 news archive can be found HERE.

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7th April 2016


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2010 News Items - Archived

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ALL NEWS ITEMS from 2010 HAVE BEEN ARCHIVED

The 2010 news archive can be found HERE.

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1st November 2011


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2009 News Items - Archived

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ALL NEWS ITEMS from 2009 HAVE BEEN ARCHIVED

The 2009 news archive can be found HERE.

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1st November 2011


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2008 News Items - Archived

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ALL NEWS ITEMS from 2008 HAVE BEEN ARCHIVED

The 2008 news archive can be found HERE.

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1st November 2011


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Pre 2008 News Items - Archived

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ALL PRE 2008 NEWS ITEMS HAVE BEEN ARCHIVED

The pre 2008 news archive can be found HERE.

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20th August 2008


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