HMT VersaDrive – High Speed Hole Cutting

HMT VersaDrive High Speed Hole Cutting

Info and prices: https://holemaker-technology.com/collections/versadrive Roger catches a demo of the HMT VersaDrive hole cutting and tapping system to speed up fixing in steel. Drilling and tapping in metal plate or steel beams is often done with a mag drill but this range of bits is designed to work with an impact wrench. Even misaligned holes can be rectified.

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Construction Industry Shows Support for New Common Assessment Standard

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The construction industry is getting behind a new scheme designed to simplify and strengthen the construction prequalification process.   According to CHAS, who was the first recognised assessment body to certify companies against the new Common Assessment Standard, over 30 of the construction industry’s biggest names have announced their support for the scheme since it was launched in May 2019. …

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4 Points to Ponder for a Clean Home and a Clearer Mind

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Are you always wondering why stress worsens each time you come home to a dishevelled and grimy place? Most of us, if not all, experience this kind of stress every single day of our lives. Well, you’re not alone. Due to a “materialistic mindset,” people tend to buy anything they want without control, unable to see that it will only …

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Robin’s Building Progress Update – Capel #11

Building Progress Update Capel #11

Robin is getting closer to completing his own project in Capel and he gives us a tour to show us why it’s taking so long to complete. Check out our Lindab MVHR installation video on The Capel Build. ================================================ 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 …

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Retired Teacher Opens the Door on Shared Ownership

Retired teacher opens the door on shared ownership

Of the 600 homes which the council is delivering in the next five years, 20% will be for shared ownership. In the first such scheme run by City of York Council, 17 homes have already been sold and 40 more applicants are in the process of buying a share. A retired York teacher who has bought a half share in …

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How Improvements in Clothing Technology Help Protect Us From Enduring Harsh Weather Conditions

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When the most recent polar vortex hit the United States, you may have noticed that many people—but not all—stopped working. There were a significant number of workers braving the brutal cold, working in -50F to keep public roads clear and de-ice airport runways. It seems incredible that someone could work efficiently in such extreme weather conditions, let alone survive. Yet, …

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Snickers Workwear’s NEW Hoodies and Sweatshirts

Snickers Hoodie Sweats

The new range of Hoodies and Sweatshirts for craftsmen and women are probably the most comfortable we’ve ever designed. The ‘Full Zip’ or ‘Overhead’ Sweatshirt and Hoodie choices are ideally combined with Snickers’ First and Second Layer Undergarments and can comfortably be worn under a jacket on chilly days. Street-smart and great for on-site or leisure activities there’s a range …

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Bushboard Evolve Chosen for Solar Powered Narrowboat

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When Tim Knox, founder of Mothership Marine, wanted a stunning kitchen for his company’s remarkable solar-powered narrowboat, he chose Evolve Caldiera for the worksurfaces. The Mothership Electric Narrowboat concept is the first of its kind.  She is a purpose-built solar-powered boat with an electric motor supported by a backup generator.  The idea born of many uncomfortable water-based outings like sailing …

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Hultafors Group Acquires Custom LeatherCraft – the USA’s Leading ‘Work Gear’ Innovator

Custom LeatherCraft

The Hultafors Group which owns Snickers Workwear has acquired CLC. The leading brand in the USA since 1983, CLC is North America’s premier designer, developer and marketer of ‘work gear’ for professional tradesmen and women. It’s a product range that includes softside tool carriers, nail bags, tool pouches plus personal protective equipment. Custom LeatherCraft, or CLC as the brand is …

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