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Plasterboard Waste Sustainable Improvement Study

Plasterboard Waste Sustainable Improvement Study

The construction industry has improved significantly in recent years, but is arguably still lagging behind other industries. With the recent publication of the government’s Construction 2025 strategy paper, the industry is under pressure to meet the government’s targets. Five years ago Astins embarked on a continuous improvement journey to reduce plasterboard waste. During this time […]

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Astins secures new work at Principal Place

Astins secures new work at Principal Place

Astins is pleased to announce it has secured new work at the Principal Place residential project for Multiplex. The scope of works, with a value of £8m, is to supply dry lining, partitions and ceilings. Project start date is January 2017 with a programme duration of 83 weeks.

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900mm Boards

900mm Boards

Astins have been undertaking important collaborative research into the effect of plasterboard weight on our Operative’s health and wellbeing. The outcome of our research, we hope, may help lobby the industry by highlighting this important issue and the options available for plasterboard. Astins first began using 900mm boards at the Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. […]

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2 Million RIDDOR Free Hours Worked

2 Million RIDDOR Free Hours Worked

Astins are proud to have reached an amazing 2 million hours worked without a RIDDOR accident*. This is the first time we have achieved this fantastic milestone! Gavin Palmer, QHEST Manager said, “This is the first time we have reached 2 million RIDDOR free hours. It is an excellent result and shows the dedication to […]

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Astins secures new work at Kings Cross S2

Astins secures new work at Kings Cross S2

Astins is pleased to announce it has secured work at the new S2 Plot within the Kings Cross Argent Development for Carillion. The scope of works, with a value of £2m, is to supply plastering, dry lining, partitions and ceilings. Project start date is October 2016 with a programme duration of 37 weeks.

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Astins secures new work at Chase Farm Hospital

Astins secures new work at Chase Farm Hospital

Astins is pleased to announce it has secured work at the new Chase Farm Hospital project in Enfield with Integrated Health Projects (IHP), a joint venture between Sir Robert McAlpine and VINCI Construction UK. The scope of works, with a value of £4m, is to supply SFS, dry lining, partitions and ceilings. Project start date […]

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Astins secures new work at Quadram Institute

Astins secures new work at Quadram Institute

Astins is pleased to announce it has secured new work at the Quadram Institute project in Norwich for Wates Construction. The scope of works, with a value of £2m, is to supply dry lining, partitions and ceilings. Project start date is October 2016 with a programme duration of 47 weeks.

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Astins secures new work at Cornerstone

Astins secures new work at Cornerstone

Astins is pleased to announce it has secured work at the Cornerstone project at the Manor Royal Business Park in Crawley, West Sussex for Kier Construction Limited. The scope of works, with an approximate value of £1.75m, is to supply dry lining, partitions and suspended ceilings, screed and glazed partitions. Project start date is October […]

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Astins Apprenticeship Scheme

Astins Apprenticeship Scheme

In September Astins welcomed nine individuals onto the Astins Apprenticeship Scheme. The programme, which lasts two years, provides the apprentices with an opportunity to develop their Drylining skills and gain their NVQ Level 2 and CSCS Blue Skilled card. Based at the Astins Institute training facility in Battersea London, they are learning the basics from […]

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Astins secures new work at 20 Grosvenor Square

Astins secures new work at 20 Grosvenor Square

Astins is pleased to announce it has secured work at the 20 Grosvenor Square development in London for Multiplex. The scope of works, with a value of £7m, is to supply dry lining and ceilings. Project start date is August 2016 with a programme duration of 72 weeks.

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