After making the “Top 10 Specialist contractors to work for over £25 million” by Construction Enquirer in August, a few members of the Astins team attended the Construction Enquirer Awards in October during UK Construction week to hear who would be crowned the winners! Construction Week took place on 10-12 October in Birmingham, and had […]
Astins are pleased to announce that we have now worked 3 million hours without a reportable or serious injury. This is another success for Astins after reaching 2.5 million hours RIDDOR* free in April of this year. This has only been made possible from all the hard work and dedication that the whole Astins team […]
We are pleased to announce that Astins have recently been awarded with gold level status from The Supply Chain Sustainability School. About the Supply Chain Sustainability School Astins joined the School in 2012 which was jointly founded by Skanska, Kier, Morgan Sindall, Carillion, Sir Robert McAlpine, BRE, Balfour Beatty, Wates, Vinci, and BAM with an […]
Following on from our previous news story, Astins are proud to have now reached 2.5 million hours worked without a RIDDOR accident*. This milestone achievement is a great result. A massive thank you to everyone and let’s continue to work together to reach the next milestone. *A RIDDOR is an accident or incident that is […]
Astins is pleased to announce that we have secured new work at the Southbank commercial project for Canary Wharf Contractors. The scope of works, with a value of £3.7m, is to supply Partitioning, Dry lining and Ceilings. The project start date is set for May of 2017 with a programme duration of 50 weeks.
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 […]
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.
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. […]
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 […]
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.