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How Will the Weather Affect Productivity?

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 15th October 2018

How Will the Weather Affect Productivity?

It has been said throughout time that weather affects people’s mood. A lack of sunlight can cause Seasonal Affective Disorder. The disorder usually affects people from October to April when there is a reduction in daylight hours. In the same way, weather can affect productivity on a construction site. A reduction in productivity could lead to extended project lengths and increased costs. The impact of adverse weather is a common cause of delays and economic losses in construction projects. In a journal published earlier this year, a study indicated that UK weather extends project durations by an average of 21%.…

Heating a Construction Site

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Heating a Construction Site

Winter is scheduled to end on 20th March 2019; however, this winter seems to be fundamentally different to previous winters experienced in the UK. Where is the snow? Where is the month long cold weather? Where is the ice? Where is the winter we know? Where is the need for heating? Do not get lulled in by this false sense of winter never coming, it has arrived. As we sit inside an office, we don’t completely understand the difficult conditions on project sites where heating is required. The Met Office has provided the following forecasts for the next few weeks,…

Working Inside The Box: The Pop-Up Businesses Based Out Of Containers

Relevance: 50%      Posted on: 12th July 2017

Working Inside The Box: The Pop-Up Businesses Based Out Of Containers

Here at PAL, we love to cover the latest happenings in the world of construction and industry, we especially love to talk about stories in which common building materials are put to more creative uses. This week we are talking about the "retail revolutions" happening all over the UK in recycled container units. There are a handful of companies that hope to revolutionise the current landscape in which cash-strapped start-ups are out of luck if they hope of having real life premises in the city. BBC News at the start of this year covered extensively what it is like for…

Sustained Power – Fuel, Performance, and Telematics

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Sustained Power - Fuel, Performance, and Telematics

Having a site which operates around the clock is often needed to ensure that projects are delivered on time and on budget. Be it power and lighting for the site to operate through the night or to ensure that welfare is maintained for security teams. Having sustained power is often critical for objective success and is key to the performance of your project. Objective Success Security, materials management and welfare are key objectives which are paramount to have a powered solution to ensure that you can get the job done. Security can be the power of lighting to light compounds…