News in Brief: July 2019
The Steel Piling Group has recently updated its popular guide, Durability of Steel Piles (P422). The guide, published by the Steel Construction Institute provides an in-depth guide to corrosion performance of steel piling in various environments. It can be downloaded at: www.steelpilinggroup.org
Viridor has announced plans to build a ground-breaking £65M plastics recycling plant at Avonmouth. The facility, which will process pots, tubs and trays, will be powered by energy generated on site, creating a true circular economy energy park.
Severfield has reported a 5% rise in underlying operating profit before tax to £24.7M for the year ending 31 March 2019, compared to £23.5M for the previous 12 months. Revenue also increased for the year to £274.9M against £274.2M in 2018.
Celtic Football Club has applied for planning permission to redevelop its training centre in the East End of Glasgow.
The work at the Barrowfield site, located near to Celtic Park, would see the club unveil new training facilities, including one of the largest indoor football arenas in Scotland, featuring a FIFA approved top-of-the-range full-sized artificial surface.
St. Modwen and Winvic Construction have started work on the first phase of an 83,500m² industrial and logistics park. Known as St. Modwen Park Gloucester, it is adjacent to junction 12 of the M5 motorway and the first phase consists of three units totalling 16,100m².