Everything there is to know about sand

River sand

You may only think of sand when you’re at the beach and it is beneath your feet or when it gets stuck in your bathing suit after a dip in the sea. However, sand has been here longer than we have and will be here long after we are gone. Humankind has always made effective use of this abundant resource – especially when building our cities, homes and societies.

What you can and can't recycle in construction

Tackling any construction project can either done responsibly or irresponsibly. Whether you’re renovating your personal dwelling or you’re involved in planning the erection of a brand new office block in Melrose Arch, knowing how to reduce the carbon footprint can have a meaningful impact on both your savings and the environment. Wastefulness with building materials runs parallel to wastefulness with funding, after all!

What Your School Needs To Know About Sports Pitch Construction

Sports Pitch Construction

Sports grounds construction has to be among the simplest and most cost-effective construction projects a school can get up to, right? Comparing these projects to the erection of school buildings, however, is a little bit like comparing apples and oranges; the costs of a simple hockey AstroTurf or cricket pitch may surprise you.

Firstly, the sheer scope of these projects is generally underestimated. Sports grounds construction also goes hand-in-hand with a lot of maintenance, especially when dealing with grassland bases. That’s why investing in a new addition to your school’s sports facilities is something you should carefully consider before making the decision. Here’s an overview of the construction of a concrete cricket pitch.