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Education

Fire Door Safety Day 24/02/2016
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Fire Door Safety Event heats up!

Fire door safety event hosted by West Midlands Fire Service joins forces with Arnold Laver and industry experts to address growing concern of fire safety in UK buildings. With David Oldfield, head of joinery at Arnold Laver and chairman of the BWF-CERTIFIRE Scheme, at the helm the aim of the Fire Safety day set out to inform those responsible for specifying, installing and maintaining passive fire protection measures such as fire doors. The event saw trade professionals gather to learn about the latest developments in specification, certification and inspection methods... Read More

26/02/2014
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Building jobs

A new training centre to help teenagers in Bradford get a job in the construction industry will open in September. The Centre of Excellence in the Built Environment is part of a wave of centres for excellence designed to give pupils valuable experience and make them “job ready” for various industries. The latest centre is a partnership between Bradford College, Tong High School, Carlton Bolling College and several leading construction businesses. Pupils at the centre will have the opportunity to carry out work experience within the construction industry to provide them with a greater understanding... Read More

Sheffield Explorer Scouts have their Queen's Scout Award in the bag! 16/10/2013
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Sheffield Explorer Scouts

We recently donated bulk bags to a local Scout Explorer group in Sheffield so that they could make hammocks for a camping and team building exercise. The Scouts worked together to make the hammocks from the bulk bags and lash them to the trees. As you can see from the pictures, they made a good job of it! The bulk bags are made out of a thermoplastic polypropylene geotextile with a high tensile strength, which means that the bags are tough but easy to work with for this sort of... Read More

Bradford College Apprentice of the Year Winner TJ Harrington 11/10/2013
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Apprentice of the Year

A very happy Bradford College Apprentice of the Year TJ Harrington collected and spent the £100 Arnold Laver voucher prize he won today. TJ came into the Canal Road, Bradford depot and had his picture taken at our trade counter. He decided to spend his voucher on a power drill. We hope it serves him well and we’re sure he’ll have a bright future as a heating and ventilation engineer. The Apprentice of the Year was chosen from 16 winners in the following categories: Most Improved Outstanding Effort Best Attendance... Read More

15/05/2013
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Timber Engineering MSc

Arnold Laver are the first company to sign up to Edinburgh Napier University’s Timber Engineering MSc as scholarship funders. Mr Andrew Laver stated to the TTJ: “The initiative really struck a chord for us. There are still intellectual barriers about using timber in UK construction and there are two ways to tackle it. One is to be less proprietorial about our information and get it out there to building professionals; the other is to ensure they are informed from the inside, which is what the MSc programme will achieve. It’s... Read More