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Top 10 Father’s Day Gifts in the Construction industry

Top gifts and gadgets for Father’s this year to making their working day in the construction industry a little bit easier… Hipkey proximity and movement alarm for smartphone (£49 the fowndry.com) I’m sure you have all been there watching your loved one as he flaps around looking for his phone. This is a great idea […]

JPG complete extension for Symington’s Cross Green facility

JPG have just completed the extension to Symington’s warehouse facility, which was officially opened by the CEO of Symington’s, David Salkeld on May 22nd 2015.   The new extension to the warehouse facility will allow Symington’s to reduce their large external storage costs, an increase in stock accuracy.   Symington’s has operated with around 20% […]

Team Stowe climbing the grid at Croft

Croft circuit located at Dalton-on-Tees, Darlington, North Yorkshire was the location for this weekends 750 motor club. With a packed calendar of race meetings in 2015; including the British Touring Cars, British Rallycross and the best club racing in the UK. Croft is a fantastic circuit to race at and great for spectators with clear […]

Becoming a Structural Engineer

Advice for any young aspiring structural engineers Structural engineers are a key part of the design and construction team, working alongside civil engineers, architects and other construction professionals. Together they create various types of structures from houses, to bridges, oil rigs and more. Additionally, structural engineers are charged with developing existing structures to ensure that […]

Climate Considerations V’s Building Design

Climate Considerations in Building and Urban Design is hugely important. The building must be adaptive to the environment to create a comfortable living space. The physical comfort we feel in a building is a result of the heating energy balance between the surrounding spaces and ourselves. This is extremely important in hot-dry regions like Muscat […]

ABC… Architecture, Building and Culture

Architecture plays a critical role in shaping the foundations of our future environment, by working in collaboration and understanding the purpose and function required by the people using it. Needs and ambitions are carefully considered to create a stable environment through thoughtful engineering and planning. The significance of city planning and engineering on social and […]

How engineering spearheads racecourse developments

There are 58 courses throughout the Britain, which vary in size and type. All must adhere to common track and facility standards set out by the British Horseracing Authority in order to obtain an annual licence to race. Civil and structural engineering creates designed focused solutions to enrich the environment or a facility and deliver […]

CDM 2015 changes are now active!

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force yesterday on the 6th April 2015, replacing CDM 2007. The legal requirements for CDM 2015 highlights the following phases: the law that applies to the whole construction process on all construction projects, from concept to completion what each dutyholder must or should do […]

Egg-cellent Architecture from around the world!

JPG highlight some of the extraordinary egg shaped architecture from around the world. Take a look at this small selection of great examples of structural engineering and architecture combining to produce something magnificent.   London City Hall, UK London City Hall is located on the south bank of the River Thames. Its unusual egg-like shape […]