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Collaboration within Construction

It may seem obvious to many but collaboration within the construction industry is still not as common place as you would like to think. The benefits are obvious as has been demonstrated by some of the larger well known projects like the Olympics. Sharing of information is just a start, all parties singing from the same hymn sheet means that all are working towards the same goal with the same information. This is a sure fire way of saving money and time! Aside from that, collaborating has other benefits,...
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Selfridges Partners With Altius To Improve Supply Chain Management

Selfridges & Co has appointed Altius Vendor Assessment to manage supplier pre-assessment, compliance and accreditation on behalf of the retail group. The Altius online vendor accreditation and management system takes a thorough evidence-based approach to checking the competences of suppliers – from health and safety compliance through to financial health, environmental performance, customer service and corporate social responsibility.  Martin Beck, Health and Safety Manager for Selfridges,...
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Work Picking Up For Specialist Contractors?

The Construction Enquirer reports that workloads are picking-up among specialist contractors as nearly half of firms reported an increase in enquiries during the first quarter of this year. The latest statistics showed that 44% of specialists enjoyed an increase in enquiries in the first quarter of 2012 - up from 32% the previous quarter. The small recovery has sparked cautious optimism among specialists with 47% of respondents anticipating an increase in workload over the next 12 months. So are...
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£30m Asbestos Removal Collaboration

Many of our readers know that we advocate sharing of information and collaboration of work, so it is good to see more collaboration going on. The Circle Housing Group is aiming to hand the removal of asbestos to three specialists. Circle own more than 63,000 homes and is running a tender for their asbestos removal programme. If you are interested visit their website www.circle.org.uk. Asbestos is a key area for those organisations who have a large portfolio of buildings. With the Control of Asbestos...
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New online service reduces the burden for Clients and CDM Coordinators

Official launch at Ecobuild - 20-22 March (Stand number S2742) A new online service has been launched to make life easier for clients and CDM Coordinators and to provide additional safeguards. The Collaborative Construction Compliance (CCC) service (www.collaborativecc.co.uk) provides a single online system to manage CDM and asbestos management and compliance; contractor assessment and accreditation; waste planning and record documentation. It is designed to cut costs and reduce the burden placed...
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