Construction and Engineering

What are Lifting Chains and Why Are They Important in Construction?

What are Lifting Chains and Why Are They Important in Construction?

Chains, in general, have been in existence for decades upon decades. Being one of the most reliable ways the world has adapted to lift and tie down materials in various applications. Little wonder, its use has been greatly adapted across every part of the world’s respective industries. In ancient times, people used any type of chain to lift something, tie down a load, or tow a vehicle as long as it was available.

How Construction Firms Win Business

How Construction Firms Win Business

Do you spend time brainstorming ways for your construction firm to win more bids? Whether the company is tiny, medium-sized, or huge, a lack of work can cause profits to dry up faster than any other factor. In fact, the entire proposal process, from receiving an RFP (request for proposal) to being awarded the job, is rife with potential pitfalls. How do companies maximize their chances for making bids that get accepted?

Civils & Lintels

Civils & Lintels

Civils & Lintels (C&L) formed in 2006 by the amalgamation of Cooper Clarke, A R Hendricks, Willis Builders Merchants, and Dunpark & Warrington Slate, and it is a national supplier of building materials to housebuilders, groundworks, civil engineers and commercial contractors. It is the largest supplier of lintels in the UK and has four dedicated Lintels hubs in four strategically located depots. Recognised by BUILD as The UK’s Leading Distributor of Drainage and Civil Materials 2021, we take a closer look at the company.