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The Crosby Group acquires Airpes @thecrosbygroup @AIRPES

Innovative lifting, handling, and weighing solutions for the Wind Energy & Industrial markets

Richardson, Texas, USA — The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware, today announced that it has acquired Airpes Sistemas Integrales de Manutencion Y Pesaje S.L. (“Airpes”).

RIBA Approved CPD training available for Architects @PoliceCPI

Architects and Town Planners can now request a RIBA Approved professional development session on crime prevention and designing out crime from Secured by Design, the UK Police Service’s Flagship Crime Prevention Initiative.

3 Critical Skills the Architects of the Future Will Need

The architecture and built environment sector is one of the fastest evolving industries in the UK. Not only are technical innovations being implemented rapidly, but there are more regulations than ever to consider, not to mention forthcoming sustainability and fire safety goals.

Workspace Design Show: the much-needed industry event that united commercial interiors @WorkspaceShowUK

Over 2,500 people were welcomed through the doors of Islington’s Business Design Centre at the inaugural Workspace Design Show to see the wealth of new products and leading-edge discussions. The event united industry colleagues with each other after a pandemic-induced hiatus of over eighteen months with an overall theme of ‘Redesigning tomorrow’s commercial interiors together’. Says co-founder Charlie Bark-Jones, “It certainly feels to us like it’s a show that the industry wanted, and the support we’ve had has been phenomenal,” He has founded this, the first edition of the show, together with Esha Bark-Jones.

HDR completes works on ‘One Accommodation Hub,’ its biggest project to date with the National Gallery @HDR_Inc

Established multidisciplinary firm HDR helps provide much needed office accommodation for The National Gallery’s unique space in the middle of central London

HDR has been a Service Consultant for The National Gallery for over 30 years, and 2021 saw the completion of its biggest project to date with the National Gallery; the One Accommodation Hub. The world-renowned National Gallery is in London’s iconic Trafalgar Square, a public square in Westminster that features some of London’s top attractions. The gallery required much needed office accommodation in the centre of the Trafalgar Square Wilkins building.

The Crosby Group invests in centralized warehouse to serve EMEA region @thecrosbygroup

The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, will more than double the size of its warehouse in Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium, to meet growing demands in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. The expansion will empower business partners to source all The Crosby Group products from one place.

What Will the WFH Trend Mean for the Economy and Global Supply Chains?

A lot has changed over the last year and a half. When it comes to businesses, supply chains, and the UK economy, no one could have anticipated the changes we’ve seen throughout the pandemic. Although lockdown restrictions are now all lifted, not everything will go back to “normal” straight away. Working from home, for instance, is something that is set to continue for many workers.

Why Staff Retention is the Key to Success in Haulage and Logistics

The coronavirus pandemic has had an unparalleled impact on businesses across all sectors, but it has had a particularly huge and varied impact on the haulage and logistics sector.

Some businesses, like those who worked in B2C retail and refrigerated food, were able to thrive in the face of increasing demands, using freight exchange platforms to win extra work. Others, particularly those supplying to sectors at a standstill like hospitality and construction, suffered and struggled to keep their wheels turning. All sizes of business have been affected, from owner-driver limited companies to large freight organisations, but smaller companies have particularly felt the pinch.

SkipHire UK Reveals the Best Region for Construction Workers to Live and Work

SkipHire UK has revealed which of the UK regions is the best place to live and work in for construction workers. By comparing each of the regions based on a points-based system that reflected working conditions, pay, and aspects of home life, the waste management company’s index had placed London in the top spot, while the North West fell in last place.