The Health & Safety Executive's second annual Offences and penalties report reveals that over 11,000 enforcement notices were served and over 2000 prosecutions made - 72% leading to convictions. A full list of companies and organisations convicted of health and safety breaches over the past year is listed on: www. hse-databases.
Sluggish construction activity is being blamed by the Quarry Products Association for a fall in demand in the latest quarter for quarry products. The results show a 3% fall in ready mixed concrete sales and 4% drop for crushed rock compared to the same period last year.
Amey have been appointed preferred partner for a 10 year £104M support services contract with West Berkshire Council.