ironmongers who are keen to complete their career
to become a fully qualified door hardware professional can
now re-enrol in the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers' (GAI) education
programme, without having to start from the beginning.
The Challenge Exam is designed for those who have taken a
break during their studies of the GAI Diploma (stage 3) or the Certificate in
Architectural Hardware (stage 1 or 2) training courses for three
years or more.
It consists of a short test covering all areas of the last
stage of learning that they have passed. Once the Challenge Exam
has been passed, they can then progress to the [...]
In the engineering sector, the innovation of technology has undoubtedly
improved the way we operate. But it is important that we do not become reliant
on technology as a complete solution i.e. software will only produce quality
designs if used correctly, with human input still a crucial component to
Computers offer assistance to engineering projects – and the
successful link between computer programmes and engineering skill varies
depending on which part of the AEC industry they are being used in. Looking at the three main stages of
design: At this stage, the majority of the design comes from the
imagination of the engineer, supported [...]
Aarsleff Ground Engineering, specialist ground engineering
contractor, is pleased to announce Ashley Carter's promotion from Senior
Technical Estimator to Head of Preconstruction.
Ashley's always been at the sharp end of Estimating, treating
every project with the same degree of interest and commitment, no matter of the
size or technical complexity. His technical know-how and expertise combined
with charismatic people skills and a positive outlook has made a significant
impression on the company and their clients, and he will now embrace a wider
role in the business.
Ashley joined the business in July 2016 with a very substantial mission
on his hands – to establish and grow the company's [...]
Dan Casey, from hydraulic lifting equipment manufacturer Penny Hydraulics, outlines
the steps we need to take to ensure the safety of our construction workers.
With so many large materials and heavy machinery,
construction sites are amongst some of the most dangerous locations for
workers. In fact, between 2018 and 2019, the construction sector had the
highest number of staff fatalities compared to other main industry groups (HSE).
As an employer, it is your duty to ensure that your staff can
be protected from any potential hazards while working. In this article, I'll be
outlining the steps you should be taking to make your site as safe [...]