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Breakthrough at Metabo: The New SDS-Max Hammers with Brushless Technology

Metabo SDS

Powerful brushless motors now also in the mains-powered area for quick work progress during demolition and drilling applications Extremely long service life of the machines, guaranteed with an uncompromising three-year warranty Double vibration protection for best protection of health Nürtingen, May 2019: Extreme demolition applications require an extreme amount of power. The new SDS-max combination and chipping hammers from Metabo …

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The Newest Clothing Innovations in the 2019 Snickers Workwear Catalogue

Snickers 2019 Workwear

Including market-leading designs and the latest fabric technology innovations from the world’s leading Workwear brand. This 200-page catalogue has all you need to know about the UK’s most extensive range of working clothes for professional tradesmen and women. There’s something for every trade you can name in the Snickers Workwear range – AllroundWork, RUFFWork, LITEWork and FLEXIWork clothing – Trousers, …

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See us this Saturday at DW NYE Relaunch Event

https://www.dwnye.co.uk/company-info/news/come-along-to-our-relaunch-event-for-a-day-of-free-family-fun D.W. Nye Ltd, Dorking Road, Kingsfold, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 3SD ================================================= Tell us what you like: http://skill-builder.uk/vote Get in touch, send us your pictures and videos: http://skill-builder.uk/send Twitter: https://twitter.com/skillbuilderuk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skillbuilderchannel Out of respect to our channel sponsors and the wide variety of people who watch our videos, we will remove comments that do not follow common standards …

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Hospital Project Hits Right Frequencies with Motorola Radios

Motorola two way radio

When you think of all the equipment and machinery that the modern construction industry relies on, one thing that is often overlooked is two way radio. Yet you would be hard pressed to find a project where wireless radio handsets weren’t used, such is their importance to works coordination, efficiency and health and safety management. Another illustration of this comes …

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Snickers’ NEW Street-Smart Stretch Trousers For Maximum Mobility on Site

Street-Smart Stretch Trousers

These NEW slim-fit stretch trousers deliver extreme working comfort. Hi-tech fabrics and body-mapping designs in the NEW FlexiWork SoftShell Trousers from Snickers Workwear ensure maximum working mobility wherever you are. The brand new 4-way stretch comfort fabrics integrated into these Work Trousers deliver enhanced freedom of movement as well as improved ventilation and overall comfort. With great fit and superb …

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The Solid Gear OCEAN Safety Shoe – Precision Safety and Comfort

Solid Gear Ocean

Solid Gear continues to modernise PPE footwear with a safety shoe that looks and feels more like a trainer. Combining a lightweight athletic look and superb safety features, the new OCEAN safety shoe is ideal for workers who are constantly on the move. The shoe’s midsole is made of a poured PU rather than a traditional injected PU to give …

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CCF Invests in Hire-It Service in the North East

CCF Hire Newcastle

To help meet the demand from local building contractors and installers looking for quick and reliable access to tools and equipment on a hire basis, CCF has made the service a permanent fixture in Newcastle. The Hire-It service, which was first introduced on a trial basis last year, has been well received by building professionals who can now get specialist …

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Alarming lack of awareness about fire door safety

fire door safety

Despite the tragedy of the Grenfell fire in London last summer, an online poll has revealed that 50% of tradespeople don’t feel confident in advising customers on fire door safety. Despite extensive media coverage about the dangers of inadequate fire protection in offices and homes since the disaster, less than 20% of tradespeople polled have seen an increase in demand …

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Almost a quarter of Brits concerned about the quality of new build homes

Small builders

Nearly a quarter (24%) of people consider a lack of quality of build to be a major disadvantage of buying a new build home over an older property, according to a recent survey by BLP Insurance, a specialist residential warranty and commercial latent defects insurer. People living in the north of England (29%) were more likely to view a lack …

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Pressure to go to university worsening skills crisis, says FMB

Pressure to go to university

Half of the UK’s 18-24 year olds feel pressurised to go to university. This problem has become more pronounced, with this age group having been four times more likely to experience pressure to study for a degree than +55 year olds, according to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).  Key results from the FMB’s research into people’s …

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