Belgian construction material group Etex is planning to build a £140m plasterboard factory in Bristol.
New factory will be built next to the existing plant in Bristol Port
Etex Building Performance, the dry construction arm of the group, will develop an advanced plasterboard manufacturing facility for its Siniat brand at the Royal Portbury Dock in Bristol Port, adding significantly to its production capacity in the UK.
A brownfield industrial site has been secured close to its existing plant, maximising its ability to import raw materials sustainably along the Bristol Channel.
Subject to planning Etex hopes to start production in 2022 and [...]
Energy and services
specialist ENGIE has been appointed to provide a £60million repairs and
maintenance service on behalf of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council.
The contract, which begins
on 1st April 2020, will see ENGIE provide responsive repairs,
adaptations, void works and estate management services to 9,800 homes across
the south of the borough. In addition, ENGIE will also provide gas, mechanical
and electrical maintenance work and a number of capital improvement schemes
across the wider Rotherham area.
The contract will begin
with an initial duration of five years, which would be extended to a further
five years dependent on high performance.
It is expected that the
work programme will create more than 100 [...]
buildings are becoming more dynamic and tailored to individual requirements,
specifically within the office space. The ability to work remotely from just
about anywhere has put pressure on building owners to provide a desirable
environment and service. With the traditional set up no longer enough, the
workspace is enduring dramatic changes and altering the nature of work and what
we once knew as ‘the office'. And with Gartner predicting that the greatest source of
competitive advantage for 30% of organisation's over the next few years will be
their ability to creatively exploit the digital workplace, the pressure is on
for businesses and building owners alike to invest [...]