Turnkey design and build modular research labs completed in Warwick
Medical Air Technology (MAT) – with its extensive experience in laboratory and cleanroom construction – was recently brought in as main contractor when The University of Warwick sought to expand its laboratory infrastructure with three new Containment Level 3 (CL3) suites.
Darren Swindlehurst of Atus Systems – a tribute
“It is with much sorrow and deepest regret that Atus Systems (an IHEEM Company Affiliate Member) must pass on the incredibly sad news of the death of our friend and MD, Darren Swindlehurst, who unexpectedly passed away at home on 2 January,” says the company’s Operations manager, Alex Tomlinson.
Building maintenance specs standard named on G-Cloud framework
SFG20, the ‘industry-definitive standard for building maintenance specifications’, has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s G-Cloud 13 online framework, which helps public sector buyers procure software and services from a list of pre-approved suppliers.
Construction begins on new lab for urgent testing at LGI
Construction of a new Acute Hospital Laboratory (AHL) has begun at the Leeds General Infirmary (LGI).
£97 m Heartlands Treatment Centre sees its first patient
After several years of planning, and two years of construction, the new £97 million Heartlands Treatment Centre (HTC) – the first large-scale capital investment at Heartlands Hospital in East Birmingham since 2008 – has opened its doors and treated its first patient.
‘Artificial street’ will boost ‘real-life’ training in York
Accredited provider of compliance, technical, and safety training, Develop Training, is constructing a fully to-scale ‘artificial street’ in York to provide immersive, real-life training experiences within its replica buildings.
Planning application submitted for Consett community hospital
A planning application has been submitted for a new community hospital in Consett, designed by Medical Architecture for County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, as part of Cohort 2 of the New Hospitals Programme.
Bespoke catheter storage system supplied for Ireland's Blackrock Clinic
Medstor Ireland recently worked with David Jordan Architects and main contractor, Titanium Developments, at the Blackrock Clinic in Dublin to provide catheter and general storage for the clinic’s impressive new dedicated electrophysiology (EP) laboratory.
Advanced CT for new £6.8 million imaging suite in Northern Ireland
Two ‘top-of-the-range’ Artificial Intelligence (AI) assisted, spectral, wide-detector CT scanners will be supplied by Canon Medical Systems UK to Craigavon Area Hospital, part of Southern Health and Social Care Trust in Northern Ireland, for a £6.8 million ‘twin’ CT suite development.
Growth plans fuel major factory expansion for Merit
Northumberland-headquartered offsite engineering and construction specialist in ‘technically complex, zero-carbon emissions buildings’, Merit, has announced a 4000m² factory expansion at its Cramlington site in Northumberland, to accommodate its plans for continued growth.
Webinar will address managing the energy price challenge
No one can have failed to notice the impact of rising energy prices over the last year, and with NHS budgets already more stretched, dealing with the impact of energy prices at historic highs and the lack of budget certainty has become a major challenge.
COVER STORY: BeaconMedaes launches anaesthetic gas scavenging system
BeaconMedaes UK has been a trusted supplier to NHS and private hospitals for over 45 years and is owned by Atlas Copco, a well-established and world-leading provider of industrial productivity solutions with over 34,000 employees globally.
Accelerating the adoption of drones for healthcare applications
The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) is urging businesses and industry professionals across the region to express interest in its latest project – to advance and grow the local medical drone industry.
Helping the disadvantaged – from Peru to Stockport
Young professionals from healthcare construction specialist, MTX, have helped disadvantaged communities in Peru, and simultaneously generated more than £11,000 for Stockport County Community Trust.
CPG Europe acquires fire barrier specialist
Construction Product Group (CPG) Europe has acquired Veda France, a mechanical movement joint and fire barrier manufacturer.
Veolia exceeds target savings for first Irish hospital CEF energy contract
Global resource management company, Veolia, says it has exceeded the target savings for Dublin’s Mater Misericordiae University Hospital following the first year of operations.
Samsung C&T and Forta PRO join forces
Leading Latvian industrial manufacturer, Forta PRO, and South Korea’s Samsung C&T have joined forces to become ‘a leading global modular construction company’, marking ambitious development plans both in Latvia and overseas.
Engineering Council’s new Chair to take office next June
The Engineering Council has announced the appointment of Professor John Chudley CEng, FIMarEST (pictured) as Chair of its Board of Trustees.
CAR-T production facility completed ‘in record time’
Merit says its ‘unique’ offsite POD production approach has been instrumental in driving significant construction productivity growth to conclude the phase one completion of a new facility in Stevenage, UK.
Charity-fundraised Norfolk hospice celebrates key milestone
Morgan Sindall Construction’s Eastern Counties business has held a topping-out ceremony at the new Priscilla Bacon Lodge in Norwich, as the community-fundraised development reaches a key milestone.
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