Congratulations to our Management Trainee Chelsea Brook who is celebrating her success in the recent Construction Level 3 Diploma exams. Chelsea sat 6 papers, achieving a distinction in 4 – H&S, Construction Technology, Low Carbon Techniques and Technologies and Building Surveys and Upgrading – plus Merits in Mathematics & 3D CAD: well done Chelsea!

Baywall a pre-stressed panel system produced by our White’s Concrete division provides a cost effective and flexible method of walling for cladding, division walls and storage areas. The system is available in 80mm, 115mm and 150mm panels. To mark the recent commissioning of additional 150mm mouldage, our White’s team is offering a promotion on this size for the next few weeks; contact […]

Readers of our blog will have been aware of our acquisition of a large diameter Twin Wall line which has been running trials over recent weeks. The state of the art line – a £5m investment – manufactures 750, 900 and 1050 diameter pipe. Commissioning – with the help of a large complement of German engineers – took part in the […]

As part of our commitment to encourage cycling across our sites we have signed up to  the Love to Ride national scheme Cycle September.  We will be competing against businesses within the South Yorkshire region and all across the UK – so let’s see how we can do!

The prestigious EEF Future Manufacturing Awards are open to all UK manufacturers; the Apprentice awards recognise apprentices who have done the most to seize the training and development opportunities presented to them. We were delighted to be notified that Jesse Taylor from Naylor Concrete Products has been shortlisted as a regional finalist in this year’s awards.

Bridie Warner-Adsetts has won the Institute of Directors Award 2017 for Yorkshire mid market businesses. The Manufacturer took the opportunity to ask her, ‘What makes for a successful leader?’ Read the full article from The Manufacturer here.

We were sad to hear of the death of Colin Bland- the Director of Engineering services of the Clay Pipe Development Association up until his retirement in 1999. Colin was responsible for ground breaking research and pivotal publications which remain in daily use by drainage engineers. Full obituary from CPDA.

Our second Charity Golf day was again in aid of the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity and thanks to the suppliers and friends who supported it: we raised an impressive £3,017! Particular thanks to Excian who donated a 42″ TV, Richard Storey who won it and allowed it to be auctioned and Steve Bright from Nexeo for his winning bid. Congratulations to […]

The last couple of months have seen lots of training and congratulations to those at Wombwell, Cawthorne and Barugh Green who have completed training courses in forklift driving, overhead crane operation, first aid and health and safety.

White’s pre-cast concrete Rockwall and Groundwall panels were used in an unusual project to carry out the ‘re- meandering’ of a historically straightened section of Swindale Beck in the Lake District… read more >