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Between Northern Lights, Hot Springs and Glaciers : ION Hotel in Iceland - Pursuitist

Between Northern Lights, Hot Springs and Glaciers : ION Hotel in Iceland - Pursuitist | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
We’re getting used to the idea of turning abandoned buildings into fascinating architectural masterpieces. The ION Hotel in Nesjavellir, Iceland was imagined by Santa Monica… [Read More]
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A holistic approach to the whole project resulted in creating a powerful connection between the inspiring man-made destination design and the unequaled wonders of the Icelandic wilderness.

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Great Initiative! - 60,000 to Halt Work in Site Safety Stand-down     #Construction

Great Initiative! - 60,000 to Halt Work in Site Safety Stand-down     #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
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Luxury House in #London Reduced to Rubble as Extension Collapses.    #HSE  #Construction not 

Luxury House in #London Reduced to Rubble as Extension Collapses.    #HSE  #Construction not  | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
£1 million Wimbledon home undergoing two-storey extension with a new basement completely COLLAPSES overnight while its owners are away 
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Construction’s most Considerate Contractors revealed #Construction

Construction’s most Considerate Contractors revealed #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
The country’s highest performing construction sites have been confirmed at the Considerate Constructors Scheme’s 2017 National Site Awards.
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#Tesla Quietly Reveals Unassuming New Solar Panels

#Tesla Quietly Reveals Unassuming New Solar Panels | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Useful as they are, most rooftop solar panels aren't exactly subtle. A few months ago, Tesla unveiled a solar system that was built right into the roof tiles themselves, but if you're not looking to retile your entire roof, the company is now offering an after-market solar system. The announcement was quietly made this weekend when Tesla updated its website – a fitting reveal, since the new solar panels are designed to blend into an existing roof without causing a fuss.
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'Pull the Plug' on Garden Bridge, says Hodge review.   #London  #Construction

'Pull the Plug' on Garden Bridge, says Hodge review.   #London  #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Margaret Hodge has slammed the Garden Bridge project as representing poor value for money in a report that could be the final nail in the coffin for the controversial multi-million pound project.

Hodge, who was charged by London mayor Sadiq Khan to assess the viability of the Garden Bridge, said in her report that decisions on the Garden Bridge “were driven by electoral cycles rather than value for money.
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LEP backs Stafford’s ‘pop up’ high street and digital drive  #sot2021 @StokeStaffsLEP 

LEP backs Stafford’s ‘pop up’ high street and digital drive  #sot2021 @StokeStaffsLEP  | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Stafford is one of only a handful of towns to be taking part in the initiative which aims to increase the publicity for High Street shops through social media. Stores around the town have played their part by taking photos of their businesses, products and services and posting them to Twitter or Instagram alongside the hashtags #WDYT and #STAFFORD.
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Why You Shouldn’t Walk on Escalators

Why You Shouldn’t Walk on Escalators | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
If everyone stood two abreast, experts say, escalators would move more people more quickly. Good luck persuading anyone to do this.
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Worker injured “every week” on £745m Aberdeen bypass #Construction

Worker injured “every week” on £745m Aberdeen bypass #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
More than 100 workers have been injured on the £745m Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project since construction started on the site in early 2015.
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Hilton Announces Plans for new FOUR STAR Hanley Hotel in Stoke on Trent City Centre

Global hospitality giant Hilton has unveiled plans for a hotel in Stoke-on-Trent city centre.

The multinational company, which has nearly 5,000 locations around the world, has signed a franchise agreement for the 140-bedroom Hilton Garden Inn on the Smithfield development.

Developer Genr8 will own and operate the four-star hotel, which will be delivered in partnership with landowner Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

The hotel, which is expected to open in 2019, will create around 50 jobs. It will include 'dedicated' parking, but the council has yet to reveal where this will be.
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Westinghouse files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy     #Construction

Westinghouse files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy     #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Nuclear construction giant Westinghouse has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States.
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How are Your Local Roads?  -  Local Roads Maintenance Crisis Deepens

How are Your Local Roads?  -  Local Roads Maintenance Crisis Deepens | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Seventeen per cent of all local roads are in poor structural condition, with less than five years of life remaining, according to this year’s Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) survey.
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Go-ahead for 250-home Surrey scheme      #Construction 

Go-ahead for 250-home Surrey scheme      #Construction  | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Housing association A2Dominion has secured outline planning permission for over 250 homes in Cranleigh, near Guildford in Surrey.
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#Construction Site Manager Guilty of Manslaughter after Passer-by Killed when 3 Window Frames Toppled onto Her 

#Construction Site Manager Guilty of Manslaughter after Passer-by Killed when 3 Window Frames Toppled onto Her  | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Lawyer Amanda Telfer, 43, was crushed to death when three unsecured window frames, weighing 655kg, toppled over as she walked along the pavement past a construction site in London’s Hanover Square. The incident happened on 30th August 2012.
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Construction Defects found at Another 71 Scottish Schools   #Construction

Construction Defects found at Another 71 Scottish Schools   #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Construction defects have been found on at least 71 more schools across Scotland following a wall collapse at Oxgangs Primary in Edinburgh.
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Scam Alert Stoke on Trent - "Calls falsely claiming to be from the Telephone Preference Service (TPS)"

Scam Alert Stoke on Trent - "Calls falsely claiming to be from the Telephone Preference Service (TPS)" | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Local residents have reported receiving phone calls from callers falsely claiming to be from the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) and offering to block cold calls in return for payment.
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Iceland magma drilling project may revive giant UK power cable link

Iceland magma drilling project may revive giant UK power cable link | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Producing geothermal energy from magma would enable Iceland to export more energy and could also revive a plan to build a power cable from Iceland to Britain to provide power to British homes, in what would be the world’s longest power interconnector.
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Government unveils brownfield land registers to boost building.     #Construction

Government unveils brownfield land registers to boost building.     #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Brownfield land registers detailing previously used sites suitable for housebuilding will have to be drawn up by all local authorities under new measures announced by the Government.
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SIG and Celcon form system build combo   #construction

SIG and Celcon form system build combo   #construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Building products supplier SIG Offsite has collaborated with aircrete producer H+H UK to create a new house-building system.
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Blacklist Spotlight turns on Union Officials   #Construction

Blacklist Spotlight turns on Union Officials   #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Pressure is growing on the construction unions to hold an enquiry into claims that their own officials colluded with operators of the industry’s infamous blacklist.
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Worldwide Letter-writing Campaign to Protest Proposed Religious Ban in #Russia

Worldwide Letter-writing Campaign to Protest Proposed Religious Ban in #Russia | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Post offices across the country are running out of international stamps. Facebook is blowing up with pictures of people writing letters. The Guinness people are watching to see if this letter-writing campaign will make it into their Book of World Records. (The current record-holder for a letter-writing campaign is 900,000 letters written for Amnesty International.) What’s the story?
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#Stoke on Trent Regeneration Boosted by New Hotel Development 

#Stoke on Trent Regeneration Boosted by New Hotel Development  | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
A major hotel operator has been lined for a significant new development in Stoke-on-Trent.

Hilton has confirmed that it intends to open a 140-bedroom Hilton Garden Inn at the the Smithfield development in Hanley.

The move follows a franchise agreement between Hilton and Smithfield developer and hotel owner, Genr8.
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David Frost CBE Reappointed as Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire LEP Chair.

David Frost CBE Reappointed as Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire LEP Chair. | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
David Frost CBE has been reappointed for a second three-year term as Chairman of the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), a post he has held since 2014.

David Frost said the LEP had already achieved significant milestones in bringing jobs and investment to Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire, and he was looking forward to steering the organisation to further successes in shaping local economic growth.
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Glazed skyscraper will be wrapped in a ribbon of green

Glazed skyscraper will be wrapped in a ribbon of green | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Starchitect Daniel Libeskind's firm has unveiled an unusual new mixed-use skyscraper for Toulouse, France, that features a glazed facade broken up by greenery. Construction on the Occitanie Tower is due to begin in 2018 and completion is expected in 2022.
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The VEKA UK Group first to ‘steal a March’ with PAS 24:2016 to its entire range of PVC-U window & door products

The VEKA UK Group first to ‘steal a March’ with PAS 24:2016 to its entire range of PVC-U window & door products | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
The VEKA UK Group has announced the transition of its entire range of PVC-U window and door products to PAS 24:2016, making it the first BSI Kitemark System Supplier of PVC –U to do so.
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Crest Nicholson shareholders revolt over directors pay.   #Construction

Crest Nicholson shareholders revolt over directors pay.   #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Crest Nicholson’s chief executive, Stephen Stone, is set to pocket almost £812,000 in share bonus on top of a salary of £541,158, while chief operating officer Patrick Bergin is set to net £562,500, in addition to pay of £375,000.
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