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CITB to quit Training?

The Construction Industry Training Board is leaving its historic home in remote Bircham Newton, quitting training delivery and outsourcing back office functions. CITB chief executive Sarah Beale said the restructuring of the organisation would create “the strategic, forward-looking and agile skills body that the industry is seeking”. In effect, CITB …

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Tax & Employment Laws: Clearing things up with Ardent Tide

The changes to Tax and employment laws has seen great debate within the Construction industry and especially all those self-employed operatives who work within it. We have seen recently some significant changes to employment and tax rules and the effects this has had on everyday operatives who have been used …

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The Practicalities of Upskilling

With the industry skills gap still widening many companies are looking to find a suitable and sustainable solution to the skills shortfall, says Philip Burgess of the Construction Equipment Association’s Skills Advisory Panel.               As we know, the extent of the skills gap is …

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Cat® Grade Control 3D for D3K2, D4K2, and D5K2 Models Boosts Productivity, Lower Costs and Reduces Operator Effort

Cat® Grade Control 3D, by automating machine functions during both production-dozing and fine-grading applications, enables dozer operators to work more efficiency, accurately, and productively, while also lowering operating costs. The system features an integrated design, including dual, roof-mounted antennas that eliminate the need to climb onto the blade to remove …

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Chepstow Plant grows its fleet with 100 new Volvos

Chepstow Plant International has signed a deal with Volvo Construction Equipment for the supply of 100 machines for its mineral, aggregates and earthmoving fleet. The deal sees Chepstow Plant International continue to grow its fleet as it moves forward with sustainable, practical and safe machinery solutions for its customers throughout …

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