The August 2014 edition of construct is now available.

This month's edition has articles about Swoop, the artwork located on a former landfill site in Elland, construction's war on waste, and the bodies being discovered in Leicester. 

 

The May 2014 edition of construct is now available.

Read about the restoration of Memorial Park in Fleetwood, which is one of the few parks built to commemorate those who served in the First World War.

Peter Casey Scholarship 013 N332 2305x1621April saw the award of the first Peter Casey Scholarship at the University of Salford’s School of the Built Environment (SOBE).

The recipient of the scholarship, awarded on merit, was Stuart Hartley who is in his first year at Salford, studying Quantity Surveying.  Stuart will receive £1000 per annum for the 3 years of his studies.

“I was overwhelmed to receive my notification letter and am delighted to have been selectedas this year’s recipient,” said Stuart.  “It is an absolute honour to be recognised for my work this year and it motivates me to continue to strive for excellence.  The scholarship will not only enable me to concentrate on my studies, but also provide the financial security to invest more time to causes that I hold dear such as raising money for landmine clearing charity, MAG International.”

Gold Medal AwardThe Casey Group Ltd has been awarded another gold medal in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014.

The Gold Medal (6 consecutive Golds) award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) will be presented during a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel, at the National Exhibition Centre, on May 15, 2014.

David Rawlins, RoSPA’s awards manager, said: “The RoSPA Awards encourage the raising of occupational health and safety standards across the board. Organisations that gain recognition for their health and safety management systems such as The Casey Group Ltd, contribute to a collective raising of the bar for other organisations to aspire to, and we offer them our congratulations.”

Chris Casey, Casey Managing Director said: “At Casey, we have always placed health and safety at the top of our agenda.  This second Gold Medal (the first is achieved after 5 consecutive Gold Awards) is testament to this and is a result of the responsibility taken by every single Casey employee.”

lower falinge apprentices 2smallFive new starters have secured apprenticeships with Casey on its £3.5 million newbuild development at Lower Falinge in Rochdale.

In collaboration with Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH), Casey undertook an extensive selection process targeting local candidates who were previously unemployed.

The new starters include two general construction apprentices, Jack Burton and Mathew Connor; two joinery apprentices, Adam Collins and Paul Shaw; and one apprentice plumber, Paige Wilson, who commented how delighted she was to be given this opportunity.