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Posted: 24th October
By: rlf

Albert Square re-build for BBC

The RLF Birmingham Health & Safety team is currently working with the BBC on the redevelopment of the Eastenders' set, which is to be completely re-built at the corporation’s Elstree Studios.

The current Eastenders Albert Square film lot was constructed in 1984, but after 30 years of explosive drama, a redevelopment is in order.

RLF will be delivering a film set with a more "authentic” East London, feel...

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Posted: 24th October
By: rlf

The Construction App Boom and Its Impact on Worksites

For contractors, builders, and other construction professionals, the most effective app available on smartphones used to be the flashlight - a handy device for inspecting under-lit parts of a foundation or structure.

However, construction - just like every other industry, is making its way into the future with a collection of new technology innovations. Today's boom in construction apps is offering a brand new way...

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Posted: 17th October
By: rlf

Targeting Students to Bridge the Construction Skills Gap

A shortage of people willing and ready to take up their mantle in the construction industry has presented a significant problem to the growth of the sector, in the wake of complicated issues regarding Brexit.

Not only are investors struggling to find the cash to create construction opportunities across the United Kingdom, as overseas investors wait to see the outcome of the choice to leave the European Union, but ...

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Posted: 10th October
By: rlf

Blog: Recent Poll Shows British Devotion to Carbon Reduction in Construction

Staying competitive within the construction industry today isn't just about developing the most innovative structures, or using the latest technology - it's also about showing a degree of environmental and social awareness in everything you do.

Companies throughout the United Kingdom are beginning to earn more points on this front, as numerous businesses work to improve their "Green" strategies, and lower their ca...

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Posted: 3rd October
By: rlf

Blog: The UK Plan for a £3-Billion Construction Sector Boost

If you've been feeling somewhat apprehensive about the state of the construction industry in the UK over the recent months - then you're certainly not alone. Government bodies and overseas investors have been displaying their discomfort openly - leading to a downturn in spending for one of the most crucial sectors in the country.

Fortunately for those in the construction world, the British government recently esta...

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