Without a vision impairment, the application of tactile indicator studs (also known as tactile ground surface indicators) in your building project may not be foremost on your mind.
Application season for one of the building and construction sector's most prestigious awards is upon us — and while we might not see the same level of fanfare or paparazzi that Hollywood conjures, the HIA building awards are a major event for those involved in the industry, and for the individuals and businesses whose outstanding contributions will be celebrated. So with submissions closing on Friday 26 June, could your business be the next winner?
The digital age has infiltrated all aspects of our lives — from the way we communicate, learn, entertain ourselves and in many cases, the way we work. You might think that — as a small business or private contractor who’s often away from the desk — that these smart small business apps don’t apply to you.
Teamwork is not about tedious staff planning days spent enduring dated trust exercises and falling backwards into the arms of your colleagues. When we're thinking about serious safety concerns and how they manifest in the construction industry, the importance of effective teamwork becomes clear. But successful collaboration is never as easy as it sounds, regardless of the workplace environment. So how exactly do architects, builders and trades work together to reduce safety risks in a construction project?
There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes at Latham — from the design and creation of our products, to the efforts we go to in order to match our customers with the highest quality range of premium architectural stair and flooring supplies we can. For that reason, we’ve decided to share some of the resources we come across — and the discussions we have amongst ourselves — with our customers.