Colmore Tang Construction is committing to the mental health and wellbeing of its staff by launching an initiative that aims to support people in need. The Birmingham-based contractor has taken action in response to startling statistics that show male construction staff are three times more likely to take their own lives than men not working in the sector. Findings by the Office of National Statistics revealed that between 2011 and
Colmore Tang Construction has strengthened its support of a Birmingham-based social enterprise that provides skills and employment to people by integrating its products and services into its supply chain. The contractor has ordered 80 recycled wood planters from the Jericho Foundation – worth £30,000 – and plans to install them at Kettleworks, the deluxe Jewellery Quarter development of 292 one- and two-bedroom apartments that Colmore Tang is delivering for Seven
Colmore Tang Construction (CTC) has shown its commitment to supporting survivors of modern slavery by raising money for the Jericho Foundation – a charity which supports victims and helps them to secure, safe and sustainable employment. Last month, during its first annual company conference at the Park Regis hotel in Birmingham, CTC joined forces with the charity to highlight the ever-increasing problem of modern slavery in the UK to 150
The debate around technology in construction needs to move forward more quickly to improve production times and quality. Other industries are much better at seeing the potential in technology and grasping opportunities to boost productivity and commercial gain. We’re falling behind and it’s having a negative impact on the sector, growing the divide between the traditional, ageing workforce and the young, technologically-advanced workforce that is choosing other industries over ours.
Government and businesses must work together to ensure that workers have the technology skills to meet the future demands of industry, the Chancellor of the Exchequer said today (4 April 2018). Philip Hammond joined a high-level delegation of business leaders at Colmore Tang Construction’s headquarters in Birmingham yesterday for a round-table discussion that focused on technology, the skills gap, training and apprenticeships. West Midlands Mayor Andy Street, who chaired the
Today (Tuesday 27th March) sees the launch of a construction industry-first technology accelerator programme called ‘ConstrucTech’. Created by Colmore Tang Construction, a £10m innovation fund will be provided to those companies that can successfully show how their innovation and technology could improve the sector’s productivity, sustainability and skills issues. Colmore Tang has partnered with not-for-profit company Virgin StartUp to deliver ConstrucTech, and is open to applications from start-ups and entrepreneurs
Colmore Tang Construction (CTC) has received accreditation from the world-leading sustainability assessor BREEAM for its Pineham Park development in Northampton. The contractor’s two distribution units, associated service yards and external works at the site adjacent to the M1 have been rated ‘Very Good’ by BREEAM, in recognition of the project’s sustainability performance. Stuart Harrison, Head of Design at CTC and Design Manager for the development at Pineham Park, said: “To
In response to an article by Martin Davis, IPI mentor for the Cabinet Office, ‘Dysfunctional market in dire need of reform’ dated 22nd January 2018 in The Times. By Andy Robinson, Group CEO. Well done Martin on your article in The Times exposing the dysfunctional construction industry and calling for reform. In addition to your role advising the government, I would also like to applaud you on your efforts for
In the wake of Carillion’s downfall, the chief executive of Colmore Tang Construction, Andy Robinson, asks the question that everyone else is thinking; where is the industry’s inspirational leader during these troubled times – and more importantly, who is it? As the news of Carillion’s collapse continues to dominate the headlines and thousands of people in the industry are left asking what will happen next during this period of great
What a start we’ve already had to 2018. Not only have we launched our interiors division, Tang Interiors, but we’ve also acquired the region’s leading stainless steel and glass balustrading businesses, SHS Products, as well as kicking off new programmes and recruiting additional people to our team. The industry has also seen a massive change this year. Carillion’s demise and liquidation have had a huge impact on construction. Prominent developments
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