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Ellena Tangi

November 9, 2018

CarmichaelUK proudly supports the Thame Remembers Project to commemorate WW1

CarmichaelUK is proud to support the Thame Remembers Project in commemorating WW1. The Thame Remembers Project was set up in 2014 to commemorate the centenary of World War One, those that fought, and the 212 men from Thame who are mentioned on the town’s war memorial. 300 volunteers from Thame, Oxfordshire, have come together over … Continue reading CarmichaelUK proudly supports the Thame Remembers Project to commemorate WW1
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Mirren Dougan

November 7, 2018

Top Tips: Getting the most out of your CarmichaelUK Hummingbird portal

At CarmichaelUK, our contractor’s wellbeing is our top priority; it’s for this reason that we offer our exclusive Hummingbird portal to all working contractors and employees. Hummingbird is our rewards platform that hosts information and updates on what is going on at CarmichaelUK, as well as giving you access to hundreds of discounts online & … Continue reading Top Tips: Getting the most out of your CarmichaelUK Hummingbird portal
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Joe Carmichael

October 30, 2018

8 Strangest things found on a construction site

Drilling and digging around can often lead to surprises…but not all of them are the kind you’d want! We’ve found 8 strange things that construction workers unearthed on the job. 43 Dinosaur Eggs Where: Heyuan, China When: October 2016 In October 2016 workers found what they first thought was rocks, however later turned out to … Continue reading 8 Strangest things found on a construction site
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Joe Carmichael

October 25, 2018

Closer look into constructing the Palm Jumeirah Dubai

Constructing the Palm Shaped like a palm tree and spanning 5 kilometres into the Arabian Gulf, the Palm Jumeirah is what Dubai calls the “eighth wonder of the world”. Construction of the Palm Jumeirah was by no means an easy feat and called for high levels of precision to create its iconic shape. Embroiled in … Continue reading Closer look into constructing the Palm Jumeirah Dubai
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Mirren Dougan

October 15, 2018

CarmichaelUK is supporting Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration, recognising and valuing the inspirational individuals and events from within the BME communities. Black History Month in the UK is recognised during the month of October and in the USA during the month of February. Throughout BHM, we remember and celebrate the important people from the past and also … Continue reading CarmichaelUK is supporting Black History Month
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Mirren Dougan

October 8, 2018

Coffee & Cake for World Mental Health Day at CarmichaelUK

World Mental Health Day (WMHD) is celebrated on the 10th of October every year. It’s a designated day of the year to show your support for better Mental Health and start looking after your own Wellbeing. WMHD was first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global mental health … Continue reading Coffee & Cake for World Mental Health Day at CarmichaelUK
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Ellena Tangi

October 2, 2018

A closer look @ The Benefits of London’s Crossrail

With the Elizabeth Line set to be complete in 2019, we’re taking a look at just some of the many benefits that come with Crossrail. The Crossrail programme will add an estimated £42bn to the economy of the UK, dramatically improving transport links in London and the South East, driving house-building, supporting wider regeneration and … Continue reading A closer look @ The Benefits of London’s Crossrail
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Mirren Dougan

September 28, 2018

Challenging climate change in the Construction Industry

The construction industry is a notorious user of resources. Previously, the energy used in constructing and operating buildings in the UK was responsible for half of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. More recently, various buildings and developments have been built with the main focus on reducing greenhouse emissions and helping businesses reduce their carbon footprint to … Continue reading Challenging climate change in the Construction Industry
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Mirren Dougan

September 26, 2018

Top Tips for a Greener Construction Industry

We’re spreading the word about World Green Building Week that has been taking place from the 24th to 30th September. The construction and demolition sector is the largest generator of waste in the UK. Buildings contribute to climate change, and account for over a third of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions – we need to reduce this! … Continue reading Top Tips for a Greener Construction Industry
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Mirren Dougan

September 21, 2018

CarmichaelUK is celebrating Green Building Week!

This year World Green Building Week is being held from the 24th September to the 30th September. World Green Building Week is a worldwide annual event which takes place to motivate and empower people to deliver greener buildings. This year’s focus is on making our homes a greener, healthy and more energy efficient. At CarmichaelUK, we … Continue reading CarmichaelUK is celebrating Green Building Week!
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