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What Makes an Effective Helipad?

A safe and secure helipad is critical for the controlled ascent and descent of a helicopter. So, it is obvious that a number of features need to be taken into account during its construction. What are some of the most … Continue reading

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How Traffideck Keeps Surfaces Slip Free

In order for a surface to be slip-free it needs to provide friction between itself as the object in contact with it. Whether it is the sole of a shoe, the tread of a tyre, or the wheel of a … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Keep Your Ship Deck Safer

A lot of things can go wrong when you are out at sea and if you are not vigilant things that you have overlooked can easily lead to trouble. One of the main things to do to avoid trouble is … Continue reading

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The Characteristics of Well Designed Bridges

Building safe and strong bridges is an art that has been perfected by the likes of Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Joseph Strauss. Whilst famous bridges such as the Golden Gate Bridge may be household names, there are many smaller well-designed … Continue reading

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The Changing World of Playgrounds

The world of playgrounds is long and varied. With time came a different ethos of play for children. Here’s a quick history on how things changed. The first playgrounds, as we know them today, took form between 1900-1920. These playgrounds … Continue reading

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3 Ways Urban Regeneration Helps Built Up Areas

Urban regeneration can help urban areas in a number of ways, not least through bringing increased economic activity to a place. As regeneration takes place it can draw greater levels of private investment into an area, as well as drawing … Continue reading

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The Advantages of Choosing Surfacing Specialists with CSCS Cards

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) is a building industry initiative that allows individuals to show they have the required experience and training to safely do their job. It covers all facets of construction work, including surface specialists, and the … Continue reading

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Which to Choose – Resin Bonding or Resin Bound?

  Despite the similarity of the names, resin bonded and resin bound surfaces have different properties, suiting them to different applications. Although both systems comprise aggregates and resin, the way they are applied differs. Resin bonded surfaces are laid by … Continue reading

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When Are Helipads Used?

  While the concrete and H that marks a helipad may not be a common sight, they can be found in a variety of locations. The following are some of the places they are used. Hospitals Larger medical facilities may … Continue reading

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Why Make The Switch to a Resin Bonded Driveway This Summer

  Resin bonded surfaces, originally developed for motorway construction, are becoming increasingly popular for driveways. The process consists of spreading the surface with a high-strength polyurea resin, then adding a layer of gravel. A wide range of colours are available, … Continue reading

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