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5 Million RIDDOR Free Hours Worked

This month Astins passed five million man hours since our last RIDDOR reportable accident, an achievement which has vindicated the efforts made by Astins to create an attitude to safety which is both positive and forward-looking. It reflects how we have made it a priority to provide all our staff with the knowledge to minimise […]

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Women in Construction Summit – 2018

Women in Construction Summit – 2018

On the 6th of March three women from Astins had the pleasure to attend the Women in Construction summit hosted in Charing Cross. The purpose of the event was to showcase women across the construction industry, who have strived to make a difference within their field. Some of the speakers included Katrina Dowding (Executive Vice […]

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UK Construction Week 2017

UK Construction Week 2017

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 […]

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3 Million RIDDOR Free Hours Worked

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 […]

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First Dry Lining Contractor To Achieve The Supply Chain Sustainability School Gold Award

First Dry Lining Contractor To Achieve The Supply Chain Sustainability School Gold Award

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 […]

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Astins secures new work at East Lothian Hospital

Astins secures new work at East Lothian Hospital

Astins is pleased to announce we have successfully secured work on East Lothian Hospital located in Haddington, Scotland. We are working with new clients; Morrison Construction for the job. The project start date is June 2017 with a duration of 78 weeks. Our scope of works for the project is SFS Framing.

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2.5 Million RIDDOR Free Hours Worked

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 […]

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Astins secures new work at Southbank

Astins secures new work at Southbank

Astins is pleased to announce we have secured new commercial work at Southbank for Canary Wharf Contractors. The scope of works, with a value of £3.7m, is to supply Dry lining, partitions and ceilings. The project start date is May 2017 with a programme duration of 50 weeks.

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Astins secures new work at Intu Watford

Astins secures new work at Intu Watford

Astins is pleased to announce we have secured work in Watford for the new extension to intu Watford shopping centre for Laing O’ Rourke. The scope of works, with a value of £3.7m, is to supply Dry lining, partitions and ceilings. The project start date is May 2017 with a programme duration of 50 weeks.

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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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