Category Archives: News

Caldwell Expands Bystronic Laser Fleet @CaldwellRenfroe

The Caldwell Group has added a second Bystronic laser machine to its steel service center.

The BySmart cutting system was installed last month (August) alongside a smaller BySpeed unit, as the manufacturer of lifting and rigging equipment continues to invest in state-of-the-art, Swiss-made sheet lasers, tube lasers, and press breaks.

A breath of fresh air

Today Artus Air Ltd. launches a new brand to market. Artus brings a new advance in air conditioning with a unit that combines the flexibility of a fan coil unit with the low energy of a chilled beam.

The Crosby Group Launches ChainSafe @thecrosbygroup

The Crosby Group announces the launch of the Crosby Straightpoint ChainSafe – for protection of cargo during transport.

The ChainSafe, with a 4t capacity, is a smart dynamic solution for measuring the load on lashing, load securement, tie-downs and chain sling legs, and is designed in particular for the transportation and construction industries to secure loads and cargo. Connected to Crosby Straightpoint’s free Android or iOS HHP App, which has real-time overload alerts and reporting for later analysis, and with a range of 100m (328ft) the ChainSafe ensures the safety of cargo during transit.

The Scaffolding Association welcomes new service to help businesses offer apprenticeships @Scaffold_Assoc

A new government service has been launched to help businesses create more apprenticeship opportunities.

Large businesses can now pledge funds to smaller businesses through a new online service making it easier for large employers that pay the Apprenticeship Levy to spend their levy funds.

Burlington Bathrooms Riviera Collection gives Art Deco a 2021 makeover @UK_Bathrooms

The past year has seen a huge change within the bathroom, the space evolving from focusing on the functional, clean and quick to becoming a room to luxuriate and enjoy a private moment of peace in. With this change has come a switch in the bathroom’s design, as the way it looks dramatically impacts its ambiance and the way it makes you feel. With wellbeing key to the space, these are the days of the soothing bathroom, one that instils a mood of calmness, tranquillity and spa-style relaxation, with good design at its core.

Dangerous Occupations Report 2021: Construction is revealed as the riskiest industry @Im_Insured

A new report has investigated the dangers that UK workers face across the country, revealing that construction is the most dangerous industry. It takes first place above a whole host of other occupations you might think are more risky, such as mining, rig work, farming, fishing, forestry, security, and firefighters.

FAD Equipment Store Expands Team @FADEquipmentSt1

FAD Equipment Store has recruited e-commerce guru Austin Helton.

Headquartered in South Carolina, the store — — puts lifting, material handling, safety, and load monitoring products a click away from end users in marine, warehouse, manufacturing, construction, oil and gas, renewables, and other markets.


  • Highly anticipated virtual Screwfix LIVE returns
  • Exclusive deals from big name brands including DEWALT and Bosch
  • Screwfix’s flagship event will feature content from suppliers, competitions, and the final of Screwfix Top Tradesperson 2021

Panasonic introduces revolutionary Adaptive Ducted Units to VRF range @PanasonicHC_UK

Panasonic Heating & Cooling Solutions introduces the Adaptive Ducted F3 range for its VRF systems, designed for retail, hotel and office applications. The range features a new vertical mounting option and a choice of rear or bottom air inlet, increasing fitting possibilities. This, and a choice of 12 capacities, from 1.5 kW – 16 kW, provides very flexible options for installers.